Learn about the connections between Fort Wayne and A League of Their Own at the film’s 30th anniversary screening.

FORT WAYNE, Indiana (WANE) – Visit the library on Sunday afternoon to watch a film featuring Fort Wayne ties.

Fort Wayne Currents is showing “A League of Their Own” at the Allen County Public Library downtown to celebrate 30 years of sports comedy drama.

The 1992 film follows the experiences of female players in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, which was formed while men were fighting in World War II. The film was based on a documentary produced by Kelly Candaele, whose mother and aunt played for the Fort Wayne Daisies – one of the two Indiana teams in the league alongside the South Bend Blue Sox.

The free event includes a message from Candaele. It starts at 1 p.m. in the main library building in the auditorium

Learn more about the classic film’s connections to Fort Wayne here.

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Dais Johnston

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