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When Madonna ruined a gay bar for Rosie O’Donnell & more never-before-heard stories from ‘A League of Their Own’

Madonna, Penny Marshall’s A League of Their Own is a certified classic, complete with its own behind-the-scenes lore that continues to reveal itself 30 years after the release.That’s where journalist Erin Carlson’s newest book, No Crying in Baseball: The Inside Story of A League of Their Own: Big Stars, Dugout Drama, and a Home Run for Hollywood, comes in. Carlson spent countless hours interviewing the cast, crew, executives, and even a surviving member of the original All American Girls Professional Baseball League, for a book that’s packed with on-set drama and a deeper look into the making of this Hollywood home run that continues to be celebrated decades after its release – look no further than last summer’s TV adaptation produced by and starring Abbi Jacobson.We caught up with Erin Carlson to talk about A League of Their Own’s queer legacy, all things Rosie O’Donnell, and Madonna.QUEERTY: Erin, thank you so much for joining us. How would you summarize A League of Their Own’s impact on pop culture since its release?CARLSON: I feel like it’s immeasurable.

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