Reflections by Sammy Way: Women's Softball League originates in Sumter in 1945

By SAMMY WAY
Sumter Item archivist and historian
Posted 4/9/22

Reflections remembers the beginning of a women's softball league in Sumter before the end of World War II. This athletic initiative was spearheaded by one of Sumter's largest companies, the Belk-Stroman Department Store. J. O. Talbort, a Belk's …

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