A League of Their Own 30th anniversary — Where are they now?

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It’s been 30 years since Penny Marshall’s “A League of Their Own” first opened in theaters on July 1, 1992. In honor of the beloved baseball film’s big anniversary, Wonderwall.com is taking a look back at the stars who portrayed the Rockford Peaches and their colleagues — from team manager Jimmy Dugan to star catcher Dottie Hinson and her kid sister Kit — and how they’ve changed over the years.

Keep reading to catch up with Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Lori Petty and more…

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Geena Davis portrayed Dottie Hinson, the Rockford Peaches’ star catcher.

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After “A League of Their Own” — for which Geena Davis scored her second Golden Globe nomination — the American actress starred in “The Long Kiss Goodnight,” “Stuart Little,” “Speechless” — for which she earned her third Globe nod — and, more recently, the 2020 action flick “Ava.” She also headlined the short-lived TV series “The Geena Davis Show,” “Commander in Chief” — for which she scored an Emmy nomination and won her first Golden Globe — and “The Exorcist.” She portrayed Dr. Nicole Herman on “Grey’s Anatomy” off and on between 2014 and 2018 and recently starred on the third season of “GLOW.” A year after “A League of Their Own” debuted, she married her third husband: her “Cutthroat Island” and “The Long Kiss Goodnight” director Renny Harlin. She filed for divorce in 1997 after he welcomed a child with a woman who’d worked as a personal assistant for each of them. In 2001, she married Dr. Reza Jarrahy, though she’s since argued that their union was never legally binding. They welcomed daughter Alizeh in 2002 and twin sons Kian and Kaiis in 2004. The plastic surgeon filed for divorce in 2018.

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Lori Petty starred as pitcher Kit Keller, Dottie’s younger sister.

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Lori Petty went on to star in “Free Willy,” “Poetic Justice,” “In the Army Now” and “Tank Girl.” Her career cooled after the mid-’90s, but she scored a major comeback when she portrayed Lolly Whitehill on “Orange Is the New Black” between 2014 and 2019. (She won two SAG Awards for best ensemble in a comedy series for her work on the Netflix dramedy.) She also had stints on “Prison Break” and “House” and more recently starred on the 2021 HBO Max miniseries “Station Eleven.”

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Tom Hanks starred as alcoholic former baseball champ Jimmy Dugan, the Rockford Peaches’ at-first-unwilling manager.

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Tom Hanks went on to win back-to-back Oscars for best lead actor for his work in “Philadelphia” and “Forrest Gump.” After that, he scored Academy Award nominations for his performances in “Saving Private Ryan,” “Cast Away” and “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” He’s also racked up Emmys for his work as a producer on “From the Earth to the Moon,” “Band of Brothers,” “John Adams,” “The Pacific,” “Game Change” and “Olive Kitteridge.” Other big hits include “Sleepless in Seattle,” his feature film directorial debut, “That Thing You Do!,” “Apollo 13,” “You’ve Got Mail,” “The Green Mile,” “Catch Me If You Can,” the “Da Vinci Code” and its two sequels, the “Toy Story” franchise — in which he voices Woody — and the list goes on! In 2022, he starred as Colonel Tom Parker in “Elvis” and can next be seen as Geppetto in Disney’s live-action remake of “Pinocchio.” In 2018, Tom and Rita Wilson celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. They have two sons: Chet Hanks and Truman Hanks. Tom also has two children — actor Colin Hanks and writer Elizabeth Hanks — from his first marriage.

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Madonna starred as the Rockford Peaches’ center fielder, former taxi dancer “All the Way Mae” Mordabito.

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Madonna appeared in only a small handful of films after “A League of Their Own.” In 1996 — the same year she welcomed daughter Lourdes Leon with then-boyfriend Carlos Leon — she portrayed the titular actress-activist in the musical “Evita.” (She won a Golden Globe for her efforts.) In 2000, the pop star married second husband Guy Ritchie, who directed her in the 2002 box office bomb “Swept Away. (They welcomed son Rocco Ritchie in 2000, adopted son David Banda in 2006 and divorced in 2008.) She briefly appeared in 2002’s “Die Another Day” and guest starred on a 2003 episode of “Will & Grace” but hasn’t acted on-camera since then. Madge — who adopted daughter Mercy in 2009 and twin daughters Estere and Stelle in 2017 — has also directed two feature films including the Oscar-nominated 2011 drama “W.E.” (She won another Golden Globe — her second overall — for best original song for “Masterpiece” from the film.) The seven-time Grammy winner — who released her 14th studio album, “Madame X,” in 2019 — is currently gearing up to direct a biopic about her life. (She reportedly cast “Ozark” star Julia Garner to play the younger version of herself.) In recent years, Madonna has made waves for her romances with younger men including model Jesus Luz and dancers Ahlamalik Williams, Timor Steffens and Brahim Zaibat.

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Rosie O’Donnell starred as Mae’s best friend and partner in crime, Doris Murphy, who plays third base for the Rockford Peaches.

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After “A League of Their Own,” Rosie O’Donnell stared in “Sleepless in Seattle,” “The Flinstones,” “Now and Then,” “Harriet the Spy” and more beloved ’90s movies. She went on to host “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” from 1996 to 2002 — the year she came out as a lesbian — and won several Daytime Emmy Awards for her efforts. She then co-hosted “The View” from 2006 to 2007 and 2014 to 2015, as well as “The Rosie Show” from 2011 to 2012. She also starred on the 2020 miniseries “I Know This Much Is True” and had stints on “Queer as Folk,” “Nip/Tuck,” “Drop Dead Diva,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “The Fosters,” “Mom,” “SMILF” and, more recently, “The L Word: Generation Q.” In 2022, Rosie is set to star on Amazon Prime’s new “A League of Their Own” series and Showtime’s new “American Gigolo” series. From 2004 to 2007, Rosie was married to Kelli Carpenter, with whom she adopted daughter Chelsea and son Blake. (Kelli also gave birth to their daughter Vivienne and adopted Rosie’s first child, son Parker, whom the comedian initially adopted as a single parent in 1995.) From 2012 to 2015, Rosie was married to Michelle Rounds, with whom she adopted daughter Dakota. In 2018, she got engaged to Elizabeth Rooney, though they’d gone their separate ways by late 2020. In early 2022, she debuted her new romance with a TikTok star named Aimee.

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Megan Cavanagh starred as slugger Marla Hooch, who plays second base for the Rockford Peaches.

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After making her acting debut in “A League of Their Own,” Megan Cavanagh returned to the role of Marla Hooch on the short-lived TV show of the same name. She then starred in “Robin Hood: Men in Tights,” “I Love Trouble,” “Junior,” “Dracula: Dead and Loving It,” “That Darn Cat,” “For Richer or Poorer” and “Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous.” She also had stints on Bob Newhart’s short-lived sitcom “Bob” and on “Home Improvement.” Megan has voiced Judy Neutron in the “Jimmy Neutron” franchise for more than two decades and has worked predominantly as a voice actress in recent years. In 2008, she married Anne Chamberlain, but it wasn’t meant to be: The filmmaker filed for divorce in early 2020.

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Penny Marshall’s daughter — actress Tracy Reiner, whom the filmmaker’s second husband, Rob Reiner, adopted and raised — starred as relief pitcher “Betty Spaghetti” Horn.

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Tracy Reiner returned to the role of Betty Horn on the short-lived “A League of Their Own” TV show. She then appeared in one more film directed by mom Penny Marshall — 2001’s “Riding in Cars with Boys” — as well as several films directed by her uncle Garry Marshall including “The Other Sister,” “The Princess Diaries,” “Raising Helen” and “Valentine’s Day.” (She also reunited with Tom Hanks in “Apollo 13” and “That Thing You Do!”) Tracy — who hasn’t appeared on camera since the 2015 indie “Chloe and Theo” — has worked in production and development off and on over the years. She reportedly has two daughters with her husband and a son from a previous relationship. In 2017, she reunited with some of her former “A League of Their Own” co-stars in honor of the film’s 25th anniversary (pictured).

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Bitty Schram starred as the Rockford Peaches’ right fielder, Evelyn Gardner, who learns the hard way that there’s no crying in baseball. (Later, her son, Stillwell, memorably terrorizes the team by chanting, “You’re gonna lose.”)

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After “A League of Their Own,” Bitty Schram appeared in a handful of films including “Marvin’s Room” and “One Fine Day.” She then starred as Sharona Fleming on “Monk” from 2002 to 2004 — and earned a Golden Globe nomination for her efforts. She returned to the role in 2009 on the show’s eighth and final season and has only appeared on camera once more since then: in the 2016 indie “Moment of Clarity.” The actress, who’s pictured in 2015, has kept an extremely low profile in recent years.

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Freddie Simpson starred as the Rockford Peaches’ shortstop, former Miss Georgia Ellen Sue Gotlander, who takes over as pitcher when Kit leaves the team.

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Freddie Simpson returned to the role of Ellen Sue on one episode of the short-lived “A League of Their Own” TV show. Three years later, she appeared on an episode of “Tracey Takes On…” She then popped up in a 2002 short film before essentially leaving Hollywood behind. In 2017, she reunited with some of her former “A League of Their Own” co-stars in honor of the film’s 25th anniversary (pictured).

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John Cusack and Joan Cusack’s sister, actress Ann Cusack, starred as illiterate left fielder Shirley Baker.

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Since making her acting debut in “A League of Their Own,” Ann Cusack has appeared in a wide range of films — from “Sully” and “Nightcrawler” to “Accepted” and “Multiplicity.” (She’s also shared the screen with brother John Cusack and sister Joan Cusack a handful of times over the years.) She’s fared even better on television, with memorable stints on “The Jeff Foxworthy Show,” “One Tree Hill,” “Charmed,” “Private Practice,” “Castle,” “Better Call Saul,” “Castle Rock” and, more recently, “The Boys.” Aside from acting, she has at least one other major creative outlet: fronting the blues and R&B band Ann Cusack & The Generation Jones Band. Though she’s kept her personal life mostly under wraps over the years, she revealed on Instagram in June 2021 that she had a boyfriend at the time.

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Anne Ramsay starred as Helen Haley, who plays first base for the Rockford Peaches.

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The same year “A League of Their Own” debuted, Anne Ramsay made her debut as Lisa Stemple on “Mad About You.” She later starred on “Hawthorne” and “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” and had memorable stints on “Dharma & Greg,” “The L Word,” “Six Feet Under,” “Dexter,” “Hart of Dixie” and, more recently, “Ordinary Joe.” She’s also appeared in a number of films over the years: Most notably, she starred in the 2001 “Planet of the Apes” remake and portrayed Greta Van Susteren in 2019’s “Bombshell.”

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Renee Coleman starred as the Rockford Peaches’ back-up catcher, Alice “Skeeter” Gaspers.

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After “A League of Their Own,” Renee Coleman had a three-episode stint on “Quantum Leap” and appeared on episodes of “Matlock,” “Melrose Place” and “Diagnosis Murder.” She also starred in a handful of small independent films, though she hasn’t appeared on camera since 1995. After she left Hollywood behind, she earned a Ph.D. in mythological studies from Pacifica Graduate Institute. In 2012, she released a book, “Icons of a Dreaming Heart,” and she now works as a “dream tender” and teaches courses in spiritual psychology. In 2017, Renee — who shares four children with her husband — reunited with some of her former “A League of Their Own” co-stars in honor of the film’s 25th anniversary (pictured).

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David Strathairn portrayed Ira Lowenstein, the league’s general manager.

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David Strathairn has appeared in countless films since “A League of Their Own” — from “The Firm” and “L.A. Confidential” to the “Bourne” franchise and the 2014 “Godzilla” remake. He scored his first Oscar nomination in 2006 for his portrayal of Edward R. Murrow in “Good Night, and Good Luck.” and won an Emmy in 2010 for his performance in the “Temple Grandin” miniseries. (He earned a second Emmy nod two years later for his work in the made-for-TV movie “Hemingway & Gellhorn.”) In recent years, he’s starred in “Nomadland” and “Nightmare Alley” and had stints on “The Expanse,” “Billions” and “The Blacklist.” Up next, David — who’s also an accomplished theater actor — can be seen in “Where the Crawdads Sing.” He and his wife of around four decades share two sons: Ebberly and actor-musician Tay.

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Bill Pullman portrayed Dottie’s husband, Bob Hinson, who’s injured while serving in the Army during WWII.

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Bill Pullman went on to star in “Sleepless in Seattle,” “While You Were Sleeping,” “Casper,” “Independence Day,” “Brokedown Palace,” “Lake Placid” and more beloved ’90s movies. In recent years, he’s appeared in “The Equalizer,” “LBJ” and “Battle of the Sexes.” The accomplished theater actor — who’s starred in a handful of Broadway productions over the years — also won raves for his work on “The Sinner” between 2017 and 2021. He and his wife of more than three decades, dancer Tamara Hurwitz Pullman, share a daughter and two sons including “Top Gun: Maverick” star Lewis Pullman.

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Jon Lovitz portrayed loud-mouthed baseball scout Ernie Capadino.

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Jon Lovitz returned to the role of Ernie Capadino on an episode of the “A League of Their Own” TV show in 1993. He then had stints on “NewsRadio,” “Las Vegas,” “Hot in Cleveland” and “Friends.” He also worked as a voice actor on “The Simpsons” for nearly three decades and popped up in comedies like “Little Nicky,” “Rat Race,” “The Stepford Wives” and “The Producers.” In recent years, he’s worked predominantly as a voice actor and appeared in smaller comedic films. Additionally, the stand-up comedian has appeared on Broadway and competed on the 15th season of “The Apprentice” in 2017.

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Garry Marshall portrayed candy bar mogul Walter Harvey, the owner of a Chicago baseball club who founds the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in “A League of Their Own.”

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Penny Marshall’s brother, actor-filmmaker Garry Marshall, returned to the role of Walter Harvey on two episodes of the “A League of Their Own” TV show in 1993. He then appeared in films like “Hocus Pocus,” “Never Been Kissed,” “Orange County” and the 2009 “Race to Witch Mountain” remake. He also had stints on “Murphy Brown,” “Brothers & Sisters” and “Louie,” wrote and directed “The Other Sister” and “Mother’s Day,” and helmed several more films including “Runaway Bride,” “The Princess Diaries,” “Raising Helen,” “Valentine’s Day” and “New Year’s Eve.” He made his final on-screen appearance on a 2016 episode of the short-lived remake of “The Odd Couple” and died at 81 a couple months later on July 19, 2016. He had three children with his wife of more than five decades.



































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