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MLB Welcomes Girls to Bat At First-Ever Girls' Youth Tournament

MLB Welcomes Girls to Bat At First-Ever Girls' Youth Tournament

Major League Baseball is teaming up with USA Baseball to hosting the first-ever Trailblazer Series, girls' youth tournament, encouraging girls to purs... Read More »

Women in Gaza Are Welcoming the Sport of Baseball Despite Societal Challenges

Women in Gaza Are Welcoming the Sport of Baseball Despite Societal Challenges

As baseball's spring training gets underway across the country, halfway around the world in Gaza, women are challenging social taboos and stepping up... Read More »

Claire Smith Becomes First Female Writer to Win Baseball Hall of Fame Award

Claire Smith Becomes First Female Writer to Win Baseball Hall of Fame Award

ESPN's Claire Smith became the first woman to win the prestigious J.G. Taylor Spink Award by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. A trailblaz... Read More »

First-Ever Girls' Baseball Team to Compete in 2016 MLB All-Star Classic

First-Ever Girls' Baseball Team to Compete in 2016 MLB All-Star Classic

Making strides toward gender inclusion in sports, Major League Baseball (MLB) is set to announce the Pawtucket Slaterettes as the first-ever all-girls... Read More »

Meet ESPN's First Female MLB Analyst Jessica Mendoza

Meet ESPN's First Female MLB Analyst Jessica Mendoza

Women are on the ultimate winning streak this summer, and there's no signs of the phenomenon stopping anytime soon.  From tennis superstar Serena Wil... Read More »

Women's Baseball Teams of the 1800s That You Never Knew About

Women's Baseball Teams of the 1800s That You Never Knew About

This week, we're celebrating women's firsts in sports with #MajorLeagueWomen who are changing the game. While women have been dominating the sports w... Read More »

Mo'Ne Davis Shares 3 Truths On Sports, Life, and More

Mo'Ne Davis Shares 3 Truths On Sports, Life, and More

At 13, Mo'Ne Davis gained huge attention when she pitched the first shutout in Little League Baseball history. One year later, and the young baseball... Read More »

Women's Baseball Makes a Historic Debut

Women's Baseball Makes a Historic Debut

When we think of record-breaking professional sports teams, we often picture athletes who have dedicated their entire lives and careers to their sport... Read More »

Proof That You Can #PlayLikeAGirl At Any Age

Proof That You Can #PlayLikeAGirl At Any Age

Evelyn Jones, 108, is proving she's still in the game, and in it to win it. Jones celebrated her most recent birthday by throwing out the first pitch... Read More »

Remember My Name: Mo'ne Davis to Release Memoir

Remember My Name: Mo'ne Davis to Release Memoir

Mo'ne Davis, the 13-year-old pitching phenom who took the sports world by storm with a 70 mph fastball, will release a memoir in March titled Mo'ne Da... Read More »