|Marcenia Lyle Stone
|Woman Professional Baseball Player
|Date Of Birth
|17 July 1921
|West Virginia, USA
|2 November 1996
|Age At Death
|Place Of Death
|Alameda, California, USA
Mother- Willa Maynard Stone
One Brother ( Name Unknown )
|Roosevelt High School( High school dropout )
|5 Feet 7 Inches
|African – American
Toni Stone is one of the most popular women in sports. She is among the first three women who played full-time baseball. She played for Indianapolis Clowns. She is the first woman to play in the Negro league. In this article, we give you information about this legendary sportsperson.
These days she is searched most on the internet. If you are interested in her life of her. Keep reading the article.
Toni Stone Biography
Toni Stone was born in West Virginia on 17 July 1921. Her parents’ names were Boykin and Willa Maynard Stone. Her father served the USA during World War 1.
Her father Boykin was a barber by profession, and he graduated from Tuskegee University. while her mother Willa Maynard Stone and is a hairdresser.
She has three siblings two sisters and one younger brother. The name of her siblings is unknown, we will update them soon.
At a young age, her parents moved to the Rondo neighborhood of St. Paul, Minnesota, she like to play baseball with young men in the area and she was called a Tomboy. Her mother become quite worried about her playing baseball with boys.
Her mother bought her a pair of skates At the age of 16 she started playing for Twin City Coloured Giants and she did very well her parents allowed her to play as she got paid $2 or $3 per game. Finally, she moved to San Francisco to pursue a career in baseball.
She took the name Toni Stone as she thought it best suited her identity. She met Captian Aurelious Pescia Alberga, who was from Oakland and was a WW1 veteran. He was 40 times older than her. She married Captian in 1950.
Because Toni Stone plays baseball and pursue her career so he continues to live in the San Francisco Bay Area. He died at the age of 103 years till then Toni take care of him and take up as a nurse.
Is Toni Stone Still Alive? Toni Stone Cause Of Death
Toni stone was born in 1921, no, she is no longer alive she died on 2 November 1996, She died out of a heart attack and heart failure at the age of 75 in Alameda, California.
Before her death, she served her life to her husband and moved to Oakland city California and worked as a nurse and took full care of her husband.
Before the 1954 season, she sold all her contracts to Kansas City Monarchs, Later she retired from baseball.
According to internet sources, and Wikipedia pages, she does not have any children with her husband.
Toni Stone Movie
In 2019 she was declared the Best New Play by The Wall Street Journal. Director Tinashe Kajese-Bolden has decided to portray the character of Toni Stone and her story of becoming a baseball player and also the first woman to play in the Negro league.
In this movie story of the Toni and her struggle and success are depicted on the screen as her love for the baseball team.