Fort Wayne Currents to host ACPL screening of “A League of Their Own”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne Currents will present a public screening of “A League of Their Own” in celebration of the film’s 30th anniversary.

The 1992 film is based on the experiences of players in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL).

The league was developed in response to a shortage of male baseball players with the onset of World War II.

ACPL representatives released the following:

Indiana had two teams – the Fort Wayne Daisies and the South Bend Blue Sox.

The film is based on a documentary of the same name produced by Kelly Candaele and based on his mother’s years as a Fort Wayne Daisies player.

The Nov. 13 screening will include a special message from Candaele.

What: Fort Wayne Daisies: A Team of Our Own
When: Sunday, November 13 at 1 p.m.
Where: Allen County Public Library Main Branch Theater
Who: Fort Wayne Currents

The event is free and open to the public. More information can be found on the Fort Wayne Currents blog.