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Joan Joyce

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Special to The Palm Beach Post. "Palm Beach Hall Inducts Five." The Palm Beach Post (March 11, 1996): 3C.

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Yantz, Tom. "The Missing Legend; Ted Couldn't Touch Joan." The Hartford Courant (December 30, 1999).

Young, Al. "Joyce Personified Softball League." USA Today (June 8, 1992): 8C.


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"Myers, Joyce and Freel Named A-Sun Player, Coach and Freshman-of-the-Year; FAU Sweeps Atlantic Sun Softball Honors." Atlantic Sun Conference News Release. http://www.atlanticsun.org/news/may02/All%20Conf%20Sb%2002.htm (December 4, 2002).

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