Lavonne “Pepper” Paire-Davis, the inspiration for “A League of Their Own” dies at 88

Lavonne “Pepper” Paire-Davis, the inspiration for “A League of Their Own” dies at 88
February 4, 2013, 3:33 pm
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There’s no crying in baseball, but this is worth a hat off and a moment of respectful silence: Lavonne “Pepper” Paire-Davis, a star of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League in the 1940s and an inspiration for the central character in the movie A League of Their Own, has died, her son said Sunday. She…