Like an apparition from the by-gone days
They say her spirit does the diamond wander.
At night believers scale the fence
To walk the field of Nancy du Ball-Colander.
Baseball has had its Mays, its Casey and Babe,
And gave fame to Hank the Hammer,
But of all the legends spawned by sport
None is stranger than Colander.
Sportswriters hailed her when they wrote,