Toni Stone Biography

Toni Stone, also known by her married name Marcenia Lyle Alberga, was the first of three women to play Negro league baseball.

Toni Stone graduated from Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She married Aurelious Alberga, a man forty years her elder and one of the many people who did not want her playing baseball. She had always been referred to as a “tomboy” growing up and consequently received the nickname “Toni” because it sounded like “tomboy”. She enjoyed the name and eventually adopted it as her own. ”I loved my trousers. I love cars. Most of all I loved to ride horses with no saddles. I wasn’t classified. People weren’t ready for me,” she said. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Toni Stone
Full Name:
Marcenia Lyle Alberga
Date of Birth:
July 17, 1921
Astrological Sign:
Cancer
Date of Death:
November 2, 1996
Age at Death:
75
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