MRS. C.A. LANHAM, Bloomington, Illinois
Player: Hall of Fame bio - updated 4.25.10
1971 - Laura Lanham (Illinois) Player: For years Laura Lanham, from Bloomington, Illinois, was known only as Mrs. C.A. Lanham as was the practice in the early years. Laura pitched in seven World Tournaments, won six World Championships and placed second in the other event, losing by only one game. Her career record is 80 wins and 4 losses. She was the second lady to be inducted to the Hall of Fame. Laura Lanham was born April 3, 1895 and died March 6, 1971 at age 75.