Public Figure Profiles

Marie Mahoney

Emily Marie Mahoney (September 21, 1924 – January 23, 2016) was an outfielder who played from 1947 through 1948 in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Listed at 5' 3" (1.60 m), 135 lb. (61 k), she batted and threw right-handed.Born in Houston, Texas, Marie Mahoney was the only Houstonian to play in the AAGPBL during its twelve years of existence. ״Red״, as teammates called her for her hair color, served as fourth outfielder for the two Indiana teams as long as she played in the league.Mahoney began playing softball at age nine. She also competed in basketball, tennis and volleyball, before joining a women's softball team when she turned 16. After graduating from San Jacinto High School, she continued her excellence on the diamond as she became a perennial Texas state ASA all-star, who led her teams to several state championships. She was primarily a pitcher, and after a brief stint at third base, she found her permanent home in the outfield.Thanks to a recommendation by fellow AAGPBL catcher Mary Baker, Mahoney became one of two hundred players to attend the first AAGPBL spring training outside the United States, which was held in Cuba at Gran Stadium de La Habana before the 1947 season. She made the grade and was assigned to the South Bend Blue Sox.In her rookie season, Mahoney hit a .204 average and a .340 of slugging in just 47 games, while ending fifth in triples. She opened 1948 with South Bend but was traded to the Fort Wayne Daisies during the midseason, just in time to help her team reach the playoffs. She batted a combined .140 in 56 games, and went 1-for-5 in two postseason contests.Mahoney later played softball in Houston. She also worked for Eastman Kodak as a microfilm technician during 32 years, retiring in 1983. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1993, but recovered after treatment and returned to her daily life without any difficulty.She is part of Women in Baseball, a permanent display based at the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York, which was unveiled in 1988 to honor the entire All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. In addition, Casey Candaele, former Houston Astros infielder and son of AAGPBL star Helen Callaghan, introduced her for induction into the Texas Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006. Other AAGPBL from Texas were inducted during the ceremony, Alva Jo Fischer and Ruth Lessing, both natives of San Antonio.An accomplished bowler for 30 years, Marie Mahoney resided in Houston and worked part-time at a local golf course. She died in 2016 at the age of 91.

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Some of their strengths

Marie Mahoney has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Kind, Intuitive, Imaginative, Caring, Brave, Honest, and Energetic.

Smart and Sophisticated

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Marie Mahoney is someone who is a smart, sophisticated, and organized person who displays kindness and grace in every day interactions, and who also has a passionate soul. A person who is known for being diligent and strong.

Soulful and Intuitive

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Marie Mahoney well know them as someone who can be graceful, romantic, and reserved, like gentle rain.

Truthful and Kind

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Marie Mahoney as someone who is honest, compassionate, imaginative, and instinctual.

A person who enjoys new challlenges, is a magnet for attracting other creative types, good at identifying opportunities, and who is good at forming loyal, lifelong friendships.

Social and Intuitive

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Marie Mahoney is someone who values forming deep friendships and relationships, and who has strong intuition and reasoning skills .

They are also someone who is intuitive, imaginative, and an agent of change, and who is always dreaming of life's great possibilities and partnering with people to try to achieve those possibilities.

Altruistic and Purposeful

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Marie Mahoney tends to be someone who has a desire to be of service to a higher calling and who is always trying to perfect things. Who can be practical and polished, reserved and methodical, and who tends to trust internal judgment before trusting anyone else at face value.

Some of Marie Mahoney's challenges

While Marie Mahoney has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Marie Mahoney can be Difficult, Perfectionist, Emotional, Standoffish, Short-tempered, Impulsive, and Unrealistic.

Difficult and Perfectionist

One of Marie Mahoney's key challenges is that they are someone who can be difficult and too much of a perfectionist.

Marie Mahoney must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs.

Unrealistic and Indecisive

Marie Mahoney is someone who can be unrealistic, indecisive, and lacking in confidence, who can be impulsive when it comes to making important decisions, have difficulty collaborating with others, can be argumentative and not willling to accept criticism, and who can be disappointed by the high expectations they place on others.

Critical and Bossy

Finally, Marie Mahoney also can be too focused on the small details of life, try to control whatever is happening, and be finicky and demanding.

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