The HOVG Podcast: Sister Toni Ann Palermo

The HOVG Podcast: Sister Toni Ann Palermo

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The HOVG Podcast: Sister Toni Ann Palermo


This week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen are joined by Sister Toni Ann Palermo.

The shortstop-turned-sister talks to the boys about traveling the country playing professional softball at age 11, how she ended up playing in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, borrowing Hall of Famer Phil Rizzuto’s “magic glove” and why she didn’t know about “A League of Their Own” until more than a decade after its release.

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This week’s podcast was brought to you by Engine House 25 Wines and Teambrown Apparel.

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