It was 20 years ago — hard as that may be to believe — that Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna and Rosie O’Donnell starred in a League of Their Own, a tribute to the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, which sprung out of the fact the men in the major and minor leagues in the ’40s were shipping off to war.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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