Thelma Eisen Seasonal Batting Record
Tiby was a fine centerfielder who had great speed and a solid bat. Eisen was an All-Star in the league several times. While playing for the Redwings in 1947 Tiby was the manager for a short time.After a short stay with GR Chicks she was assigned to Ft. Wayne and became the key outfielder for the Daisies. Her wealth of experience was invaluable to her younger team mates and her team. She made a fine lead off hitter because of his speed and her ability to steal bases. She also did a fine job of moving runners into scoring position.
It’s not surprising that Thelma “Tiby” Eisen had memberships at three golf courses and took tai chi lessons in her spare time. Tiby has competed in a wide variety of sports throughout her life. She played football for the legendary Jim Thorpe, softball for the Amateur Softball Association champion Orange Lionettes, and field hockey for the Shamrocks of the California Field Hockey League. From 1944 through 1952, she was an all-star centerfielder in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, earning a reputation as a fleet runner with a talent for stealing bases and stretching singles into extra-base hits. In the business world, Tiby spent 10 years as a calibrated technician with Stratham Instrument Company, followed by 17 years at GTE, where she became the company’s first female PBX technician. A member of the Native Daughters of the Golden West of California, Tiby now gives baseball clinics for children through a number of non-profit organizations. She is featured in Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia by Paula E. Hyman, and was inducted into the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in Commack, New York. Tiby lived in Pacific Palisades, California.