The A-List: 11 Ways Women's Sports Uniforms Have Evolved

Just as athletic opportunities for women have advanced over time, so have the uniforms women wear. From baseball skirts to hydrodynamic swimsuits, take a look at just how much has changed.

11. Softball

Left: Dorothy Kamenshek of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League's Rockford Peaches. (1946)
Right: Arizona State Sun Devils shortstop Katelyn Boyd. (2012)

10. Basketball

Left: Four members of a New York basketball team. (1947)
Right: From left, Rebekkah Brunson, Janel McCarville, Lindsay Whalen, Seimone Augustus and Maya Moore of the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx. (2014)

9. Skiing

Left: Gretchen Fraser, winner of the women's Olympic special slalom. (1948)
Right: U.S. Olympic slalom champ Mikaela Shiffrin. (2015)

8. Track

Left: English athletes Dorothy Saunders, Kath Tiffen, Ethel Raby and Dorothy Odam in Battersea Park, London. (1937)
Right: Carmelita Jeter of the United States, Murielle Ahoure of Cote d'Ivoire, and Allyson Felix and Sanya Richards-Ross of the U.S. at the Olympics. (2012)

7. Tennis

Left: British tennis player Joan Fry (left) and France's Suzanne Lenglen at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. (1925)
Right: Russia's Maria Sharapova (left) and the United States' Serena Williams at the French Open. (2013)

6. Swimming

Left: A swimmer identified as "Miss Morelins" at the Olympic Games in Paris. (1924)
Right: Missy Franklin of the U.S. at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships. (2014)

5. Skating

Left: American figure skater Peggy Fleming at practice for the Winter Olympics. (1968)
Right: Ashley Wagner of the U.S. at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating final. (2012)

4. Racing

Left: Janet Guthrie, the first woman to qualify for and compete in the Indianapolis 500 and Daytona 500. (1980)
Right: Danica Patrick at Atlanta Motor Speedway. (2014)

3. Gymnastics

Left: Romanian star Nadia Comaneci at the Olympic Games in Montreal. (1976)
Right: Gabrielle Douglas of the United States at the London Olympics. (2012)

2. Golf

Left: American Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias swings a golf club over her shoulder.
Right: Lydia Ko of New Zealand plays a shot at the CME Group Tour Championship. (2013)

1. Soccer

Left: The French women's soccer team at an international women's match. (1925)
Right: The French women's soccer team at a Women's World Cup semifinal against the U.S. (2011)