Jane Mantel was born in Blakely, Georgia on September 4, 1931. Mantel moved to Atlanta around 1950 where she worked as a secretary for the State of Georgia's Childrens' Welfare Department. Jane Mantel found about the Lorelei Ladies, a Atlanta, Georgia Softball team, while talking with a manager when purchasing a vehicle. She played for the Lorelei Ladies for a few years until she was married in April of 1954. Jane moved to Jamaica for 20 years where her husband ran an airline and moved back stateside in 1980 to Plantation, Florida.
Jane Cleveland Mantel, 2023-05-21, Kennesaw State University Archives Oral history project, 2014- , KSU/14/05/01/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
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