Female sports – Growing Up in the 60s and 70s
Christine Brennan: Yeah. I still own the family home where we grew up in Ottawa Hills.
A Ockershausen: Is that right? Oh wow.
Christine Brennan: Yep. I go back for Thanksgiving, Christmas. When I’m doing some speeches. I do a lot of charity work.
A Ockershausen: You’re in a hotbed of sports right there in Toledo.
Christine Brennan: Exactly. This is in the ’60s and into the early ’70s. I graduated high school in ’76, when girls were not encouraged to love or play sports. Yet, I had a dad, I’m the oldest of four kids, and my dad, who had been a football player in high school in Chicago, and then went to Drake and played football for a year in Des Moines, then went into the army at the end of World War II, my dad was saying, “Hey, my daughter wants to play sports? [Read more…] about Christine Brennan – Growing Up Female in Sports