|An excellent defensive flyhawk and a jackrabbit on the base-paths, the fleet-footed Helen Callaghan could outrun most women and men in a foot race. She holds the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League record of stealing the most bases per/game. Collecting an amazing total of 354 lifetime stolen bases in just 388 games.
In 1944 her rookie season she batted .287, stole 112 bases and scored 81 runs in just 111 games. The next year, she finished second in the AAGBL in hitting with .299, sliced a career-high 17 doubles, had 4 triples and 3 homers, 77 runs...
Helen Callagan played in the AAGPBL four full seasons, 1944-1946 and 54 games in 1948, then retired to raise a family... Helen Callagan career stats: .257 BA, 35Ds, 15Ts, 7Hrs, 249 Runs, 85 RBIs, 355 hits in 1,382 at-bats, 221 Walks, 161Ks.