When occured: 
Thu, 1972-01-13

On January 13, 1972, Bernice Gera wins her lawsuit against Organized Baseball, clearing the way for her to maker her umpiring debut in the New York-Penn League during the summer. Gera, who had initiated the suit in 1971,will umpire just one game before deciding to call it quits.


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