Lovelace published thirteen Betsy-Tacy books between 1940 and 1955.
Wendy Jones is the Director of Education for the Minnesota Historical Society, where she has worked in various positions since 1988. One of those jobs was to research and develop the live interpretive programs for the museum exhibits of the new Minnesota History Center in 1992. Toni Stone is one of the many historical characters brought to life through the History Players program created by Jones, who, not coincidentally, is a huge baseball fan.
During her career, she played with a variety of men’s teams before making history when she joined the Indianapolis Clowns, a Negro Major League Team.