From BR Bullpen
Janice Winifred O'Hara
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 6", Weight 122 lb.
 Biographical Information
Janice O'Hara played for seven years in the AAGPBL, all for the Kenosha Comets. She was with the team from its creation in 1943. That year, she was 1-0 with a 3.21 and hit .187/~.240/.226 with a career-high 63 hits, 5 triples, 46 runs and 28 RBI. She was the club's starting first basewoman. In 1944, O'Hara fell to .153/~.225/.171 in 95 games and stole 37 bases, the most she would pilfer. She was used in a utility role that season, playing 36 games in the outfield, 35 at first, 14 at third base and 10 at second.
In 1945, Janice batted .150/~.219/.154, used primarily in the outfield alongside Audrey Wagner and Shirley Jameson. The next year, O'Hara hit .149/~.188/.161, playing mostly outfield and some first base. She put up a .173/~.381/.255 line in 1947 and drew 37 walks, her most, while striking out 43 times in110 AB, exhibiting a patient approach at the plate. She was the backup first basewoman that year. She also was pitching again, going 6-8 with a 3.51 ERA in 21 games. Her career batting line to that point was .163/~.233/.189 in 397 games.
O'Hara was no longer taking the field regularly by 1948, going 4-6 with a 3.20 ERA on the mound. She was 2-3 with a 4.65 ERA the next year to conclude her career with a 13-17, 3.56 record on the mound, walking 140 in 296 innings.