'A League of Their Own:' Meet Cast of the Beloved Drama Then and Now

"A League Of Their Own"  is already 27 years old.  However, the story has remained relevant in pop culture. Fans of the film can't help but wonder where the cast has ended up now.

During World War II, women were drafted to baseball teams while the men in America were sent to fight the war. "A League of Their Own," told the story of how the game changed when women took over.

Actors Bitty Schram, Patti Pelton, Anne Ramsay, Tracy Reiner, Penny Marshal, Megan Cavanagh and Ann Cusack attends "A League Of Their Own" Reunion Softball Game hosted by espnW presented by The Bentonville Film Festival  | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Actors Bitty Schram, Patti Pelton, Anne Ramsay, Tracy Reiner, Penny Marshal, Megan Cavanagh and Ann Cusack attends "A League Of Their Own" Reunion Softball Game hosted by espnW presented by The Bentonville Film Festival | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

The cast of the show was a mix of Hollywood hotshots and lesser-known actors. Here's a look at where the cast is now.

1. Rosie O'Donnell Played Doris Murphy

Comedian Rosie O'Donnell attends 'Sunday In The Park With George' Broadway opening night at The Hudson Theatre | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Comedian Rosie O'Donnell attends 'Sunday In The Park With George' Broadway opening night at The Hudson Theatre | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

In "A League of Their Own," Rosie played the loud and opinionated Doris Murphy. The character launched Rosie's career.

The comedic actress went on to host her own daytime talk show and is currently one of the co-hosts of "The View." She also had a recurring role on "The Fosters" and appeared in "When We Rise."

2. Madonna Played Mae Morabito

Madonna attends Billboard Women In Music 2016 Airing December 12th On Lifetime  | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Madonna attends Billboard Women In Music 2016 Airing December 12th On Lifetime | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Madonna played “All The Way Mae” who was a taxi dancer. gue. Madonna had already been a Hollywood big shot when she landed the role in the movie.  

Following the film, she appeared in the musical "Evita" and focused on her music. Recently, her music has been used for "RuPaul’s Drag Race." 

3. Bitty Schram Played Evelyn Gardner

Actress Bitty Schram arrives at the Australians In Film 2008 "Breakthrough Awards" held at the Avalon Hotel  | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Actress Bitty Schram arrives at the Australians In Film 2008 "Breakthrough Awards" held at the Avalon Hotel | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Bitty played the soft-spoken and timid, Evelyn. Before the show, she was already an active character actress in the '90s.

After the show, she went on to become the exasperated assistant to Adrian Monk in the comedy show "Monk." She also appeared in "Moments of Clarity." 

4. Garry Marshall Played Walter Harvey

Director Garry Marshall arrives at the premiere of New Line Cinema's "Valentine's Day" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre  | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Director Garry Marshall arrives at the premiere of New Line Cinema's "Valentine's Day" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Walter Harvey was played by Gary Marshall.  Before the show, he was a huge writer and director in Hollywood. He was famous for romance movies like "Pretty Woman" and "The Princess Diaries."

He also did holiday-themed movies like "Valentine’s Day," "New Year’s Eve," and "Mother’s Day." Marshall passed away at the age of 81  due to complications from pneumonia. At the time he was working on developing a third chapter of "The Princess Diaries."

5.  Tracy Reiner Played Betty Horn

Tracy Reiner attends "A League of Their Own" 25th Anniversary Game at the 3rd Annual Bentonville Film Festival | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Tracy Reiner attends "A League of Their Own" 25th Anniversary Game at the 3rd Annual Bentonville Film Festival | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Tracy played Betty “Spaghetti” Horn. Tracy had been acting since she was a teenager and was amongst the few cast members to reprise her role for the television series based on "A League of Their Own."

She also appeared in "The Princess Diaries" and "Valentine’s Day." She took an extended hiatus from acting and returned with a role in "Bogie and Bacall."

6. Anne Ramsay Played Helen Haley

Actress Anne Ramsay attends the premiere of "Kerri Walsh Jennings: Gold Within" at The Paley Center for Media  | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Actress Anne Ramsay attends the premiere of "Kerri Walsh Jennings: Gold Within" at The Paley Center for Media | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

"A League of Their Own" was Ramsay’s first major role in a film. Following "A League of Their Own" she landed a recurring role on "Mad About You."

She also appeared in "Dharma and Greg," "Dexter," and "Hart of Dixie." She’s also appeared in "Planet of the Apes" in 2001.

7. Megan Cavanagh Played Marla Hooch

Megan Cavanagh attends a performance of The Unauthorized Musical Parody | Getty Images Ukraine

Megan Cavanagh attends a performance of The Unauthorized Musical Parody | Getty Images Ukraine

The film was Cavanagh's big break. She went on to reprise her role for the TV series and land a role in "Robin Hood: Men In Tights."

She also appeared in sitcoms like "Friends." The actress then made it big time when she switched to doing voiceover work and has voiced characters in "The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest," the  "Jimmy Neutron" franchise and "Winx Club."

8. Jon Lovitz Played Ernie Capadino

 Jon Lovitz attends Byron Allen's Oscar Gala to Benefit Children's Hospital Los Angeles | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Jon Lovitz attends Byron Allen's Oscar Gala to Benefit Children's Hospital Los Angeles | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Lovitz played the scout who looked for women to play in the league. Before the film, he was already an established comedian and actor. 

Recently, he voiced characters for "The Simpsons" and appeared in the music video for Jessica Lowndes’ single “Deja Vu.” He also acted in "Chasing the Blues" and "Bachelor Lions."

9. Ann Cusack Played Shirley Baker

Ann Cusack arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' "The 15:17 to Paris" at Warner Bros. Studios | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Ann Cusack arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' "The 15:17 to Paris" at Warner Bros. Studios | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Like many of her castmates, Ann Cusack had her big break in "A League of Her Own." Since the movie, she has shown off her multitalented skills.

She made appearances on "The Jeff Foxworthy Show" and the series "Maggie." She also appeared in shows like "One Tree Hill" and "Scandal" as well as "Grimm." 

10.  David Strathairn Played Ira Lowenstein

David Strathairn of 'McMafia' speaks onstage during the AMC Networks portion of the 2018 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

David Strathairn of 'McMafia' speaks onstage during the AMC Networks portion of the 2018 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

David Strathairn had been in show business for two decades before landing the role in "A League of Their Own." He went on to appear in movies like "Sneakers" and "L.A. Confidential," and "The Sopranos" and "Alphas."

More recently, he appeared in films like "Godzilla," "November Criminals" and "An Interview With God."

11. Tea Leoni Played Racine’s First Base Player

Téa Leoni attends the 14th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball 2018 | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Téa Leoni attends the 14th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball 2018 | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Before the film, Leoni had only appeared in two other roles. After the film, she went on to appear in several TV shows and movies.

Her big break was the film "Deep Impact." Since then she has appeared in everything from "Jurassic Park III" to "Fun With Dick and Jane." She is currently acting on the CBS series "Madame Secretary," which she also produces.

12. Tom Hanks Played Jimmy Dugan

 Actor Tom Hanks arrives at the BAFTA Brits To Watch event held at the Belasco Theatre  | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Actor Tom Hanks arrives at the BAFTA Brits To Watch event held at the Belasco Theatre | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Tom Hanks had already been an established actor when he took the role in the film. Since then he went on to play characters in films like "Sleepless In Seattle," 'Forrest Gump," and "Apollo 13."

He also voiced Woody in the "Toy Story" films. He has played a slew of roles across all genres.

13. Lori Petty Played Kit Keller

Lori Petty attends the Etheria Film Night at the Egyptian Theatre | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Lori Petty attends the Etheria Film Night at the Egyptian Theatre | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Besides her role as young Kit, Lori Petty is also known for her role in "Tank Girl." She also went on to voice "Livewire" in DC’s "Star Trek: Voyager."

Petty now famously holds a role in the Netflix series "Orange Is The New Black and made an appearance in an episode of "Gotham."

14. Bill Pullman Played Bob Hinson

Actor Bill Pullman attends the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversations: "The Sinner"at The Robin Williams Center | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Actor Bill Pullman attends the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversations: "The Sinner"at The Robin Williams Center | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Pullman went on to land roles in "Sleepless In Seattle," "While You Were Sleeping," "Independence Day," and "Twister." He also played the main character in "Torchwood."

He has gone on to act in a number of other projects and shows recently.

15. Geena Davis Played Dottie Hinson

Geena Davis Leaves The Normandy Barriere During the 45th Deauville American Film Festival | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Geena Davis Leaves The Normandy Barriere During the 45th Deauville American Film Festival | Getty Images / Global Images Ukraine

Davis had already been massively famous from her appearances in classics like "The Fly," "Beetlejuice," and "Thelma and Louise." She then went on to act in "The Long Kiss Goodnight" and "Stuart Little." 

She also guest-starred in "Grey’s Anatomy" and a role in the Canadian film "Don’t Talk To Irene."

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