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Florissant in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Rita Ann Moellering

All American Girls Pro Baseball Player

— 12 February 1927 - 16 June 1992 —

 
 
Rita Ann Moellering Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
1. Rita Ann Moellering Marker
Inscription.  Rita Meyer born in Old Town Florissant, oldest of seven children, Member of AAGPBL 1946 to 1949 for the Peoria Redwings, played shortstop & pitcher, RBI leader 1948. Nicknamed "Slats" after Cardinal shortstop Marty Marion. Married Robert Moellering 1949, lived in the Historic August Aubuchon house. Supporter of public school sports entire life. 1988 Rita & others from AAGPBL honored in Cooperstown. The Rita "Slats" Meyer Moellering Memorial Awards honors women in individual sports. Was depicted in the movie League of Their Own.
 
Erected 2019 by City of Florissant.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducationEntertainmentSportsWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
 
Location. 38° 47.477′ N, 90° 19.359′ W. Marker is in Florissant, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Rue Saint Francois west of Brown Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in front of the historic Peters House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 990 Rue St Francois, Florissant MO 63031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Peters (a few steps from this marker); Charles Castello (within shouting distance of this marker); John Mullanphy (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert G. Lowery, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Gregorie Aubuchon (within shouting distance of this marker); James J. Eagan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harold "Hal" Schuchmann (about 300 feet away); Francois Dunegant dit Borosier (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florissant.
 
More about this marker. Marker was dedicated on December 7, 2019, and was the 43rd "Walk Through History" plaque placed on rue Saint Francois.
 
Also see . . .
1. Crowds Packed 43rd Walk Through History Plaque Dedication. News story from Flo Valley News' website, published on December 18, 2019. (Submitted on February 10, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 

2. Rita Meyer (Moellering) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 10, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
3. Rita Meyer (Moellering) on AAGPBL. Profile from the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League's website. (Submitted on February 10, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Rita Ann Moellering Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
2. Rita Ann Moellering Marker
In front of the historic Peters House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 10, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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