Maxine Drinkwater Simmons of Camden, who helped inspire the movie “A League of Their Own,” has died. Maxine, who is a member of both the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame, was 87.

Maxine tried out for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1954 and was the first pick of the South Bend Blue Sox.

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