The Big Dave Show Podcast

B-105 Good Vibes: 70 Year Old Finally Becomes Yankee's Batgirl

When  Gwen Goldman was 10, she wrote the Yankees a letter asking to serve as their bat girl, the person responsible for helping to retrieve bats and fulfill other tasks during a game. But in the letter she received back, dated June 12, 1961, the Yankees’ general manager at the time, Roy Hamey, told her no. Girls, he said, did not belong in the dugout. But 60 years later her dream came true.