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WELSH LADIES’ BASEBALL LEAGUE.
Information in this item is drawn from details supplied by Howard Evans.
The league, formerly known as the Cardiff Ladies’ Baseball League, began in 1923. first winners being Grange Wesleyans. In1925 Mrs F.W. Alexander presented a shield for annual competition, the shield was awarded to the League champions.
The most successful team is Canton Athletic with 16 titles plus a tie with Jubilee in 1967. Canton Athletic won 9 straight titles 1957/65 and six straight 1975/80. Runner-up in titles is Canton with 11; four straight 1936/39, the other seven in the decade 1946/55. Caerau have won five titles. Grange Albion and Penarth each have four wins. Jubilee gained three with one tie, and Splott U.S. won three titles.