Maddy Freking and the history of girls at Little League World Series – SBNation.com

Maddy Freking is the latest in a long line of girls determined to play ball.
— Read on www.sbnation.com/2019/8/20/20812050/maddy-freking-little-league-world-series-history

Local players find meaning in League of their Own-themed all-girls baseball tournament – Capital Gazette

Two county residents recently played in an all-girls baseball tournament.
— Read on www.capitalgazette.com/sports/ac-cs-baseball-for-all-girls-tournament-0820-20190819-iny43b6usbehzaxihu2lt4g5uy-story.html

Tuesday’s sport briefs | TheSpec.com

Canada defeats Nicaragua in women’s World Cup qualifier

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico — Amanda Asay reached base four times and hit a three-run triple to help Canada beat Nicaragua, 19-2, in a mercy-rule shortened round-robin game at a women’s baseball World Cup qualifying tournament.
— Read on www.thespec.com/sports-story/9557244-tuesday-s-sport-briefs/

Baltzell homers in Team USA win | Sports | fredericksburg.com

Mountain View High School graduate Megan Baltzell homered on Sunday as the USA Baseball Women’s National Team routed Venezuela 15-5 in its opening game of the 2019 COPABE Women’s Pan-American
— Read on www.fredericksburg.com/content/tncms/live/

Mexico debuts Women’s Baseball Team with no-hitter at Pan Am Championship

Mexican pitcher Rosy del Castillo didn’t allow any hits or runs — and surrendered just one walk — against the Nicaraguan National Women’s Baseball Team, which is also making its international debut.
— Read on www.wbsc.org/mexico-debuts-womens-baseball-team-with-no-hitter-at-pan-am-championship/

Canada defeats Nicaragua in women’s baseball World Cup qualifier – KamloopsMatters.com

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico — Amanda Asay reached base four times and hit a three-run triple to help Canada beat Nicaragua 19-2 in a mercy-rule shortened round-robin game at a women’s baseball World Cup qualifying tournament.
— Read on www.kamloopsmatters.com/national-sports/canada-defeats-nicaragua-in-womens-baseball-world-cup-qualifier-1647920

Maddy Freking Becomes 1st Girl To Pitch In Little League World Series Since Mo’ne Davis | HuffPost

Maddy Freking Becomes 1st Girl To Pitch In Little League World Series Since Mo’ne Davis | HuffPost
— Read on m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5d5a9912e4b0eb875f26baf2

Minnesota Little League star Maddy Freking featured on ‘Good Morning America’ – Bring Me The News

The 12-year-old has become a national star in a matter of days.
— Read on bringmethenews.com/

Little League World Series: Maddy Freking makes some history for Minn.

Maddy Freking became the sixth girl to pitch at the Little League World Series on Sunday and more than held her own on the mound.
— Read on www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/llws/2019/08/18/little-league-world-series-maddy-freking-pitches-minnesota-mone-davis/2046698001/

Meet Bailey Mazik of the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory

Meet the woman (yes, woman!) who is curating the best of baseball’s history for the Louisville Slugger Museum, an iconic and world-renowned landmark. Welcome Bailey Mazik as our newest FACE of Louisville.
— Read on styleblueprint.com/louisville/everyday/meet-bailey-mazik-of-the-louisville-slugger-museum-and-factory/

United States and Japan reach WBSC Women’s Under-19 Softball World Cup final

United States will face Japan in the final of the World Baseball
Softball Confederation Women’s Under-19 Softball World Cup after they
both claimed big wins in Irvine.
— Read on www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1083564/us-japan-into-womens-u19-softball-final

Spruce Grove sisters make national baseball team | Canada.com

Spruce Grove sisters make national baseball team
— Read on beta.canada.com/sports/local-sports/spruce-grove-sisters-make-national-baseball-team/wcm/9c6e6672-da1c-4226-8002-baf87b35f81a/amp/

Florence’s Bergfeld to represent US in women’s baseball tournament in South Korea | Sports | scnow.com

FLORENCE, S.C. -– Baseball continues to take Anya Bergfeld places.
— Read on www.scnow.com/content/tncms/live/

The Aspen Institute Project Play

Project Play, an initiative of the Aspen Institute, helps stakeholders
build healthy communities through sports. Every child in America should
have quality access to sports.
— Read on www.aspenprojectplay.org/

Canada’s Ashley Stephenson hoping to push women’s baseball forward from the coaching box | The Star

Longtime national team star feels the progress has plateaued in recent years and wants to change that.
— Read on www.thestar.com/sports/baseball/2019/08/16/canadas-ashley-stephenson-hoping-to-push-womens-baseball-forward-from-the-coaching-box.html

Whatever Happened To The Baseball Encyclopedia?

Last published in 1996, the disappearance of The Baseball Encyclopedia — which led to the advent of Field Of Dreams — is a mystery even to those who worked on it.
— Read on www.baseballamerica.com/stories/whatever-happened-to-the-baseball-encyclopedia/

Fruitvale’s Allison Schroder to play for Team Canada in women’s World Cup qualifier – Trail Daily Times

Canada looks for berth into baseball World Cup at the Women’s Pan Am Baseball Championship
— Read on www.trailtimes.ca/sports/fruitvales-allison-schroder-to-play-for-team-canada-in-womens-world-cup-qualifier/

Two Nipawin girls playing a role in a developing Saskatchewan U21 baseball team | northeastNOW | Melfort, Saskatchewan | News, Sports, Weather, Obituaries, Classifieds

The Saskatchewan U21 Women’s Baseball team has returned from the Women’s Invitational Championships in Ottawa,…
— Read on northeastnow.com/2019/08/15/two-nipawin-girls-playing-a-role-in-a-developing-saskatchewan-u21-baseball-team/

AquaSox female athletic trainer breaking down barriers | HeraldNet.com

Fueled by a passion for helping athletes, Amanda Lee is the 1st female trainer in the M’s organization.
— Read on www.heraldnet.com/sports/aquasox-female-athletic-trainer-breaking-down-barriers/

‘A League of Their Own’ Gets the Queer Retelling ’90s Audiences Craved

Good Trouble’s Emma Hunton speaks with The Advocate about queering the beloved story in the Unauthorized Musical Parody of A League of Their Own. 
— Read on www.advocate.com/theater/2019/8/15/league-their-own-gets-queer-retelling-90s-audiences-craved

Maddy Freking of Coon Rapids first girl in Little League World Series since Mo’ne Davis – The Washington Post

The 12-year-old is the second baseman for Minnesota’s Coon Rapids-Andover team.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/08/15/meet-maddy-freking-first-girl-little-league-world-series-since-mone-davis/

Opinion | Why girls’ baseball is important

But what about America’s pastime? Girls’ baseball programs flourish abroad, but women’s baseball struggles in its American birthplace. Why is baseball the exception?
— Read on www.washingtonblade.com/2019/08/15/why-girls-baseball-is-important/

Charlotte Knights Single Game Tickets | Knights

Per A.J. Richard:

Aug. 27th the Knights will feature their 3rd Annual Women in Baseball Night including Anna Kimbrell of the USA Women’s Baseball Team and legend Jean Faut who played in the AAGPBL, the real life A League of Their Own.

Charlotte Knights single game tickets are available at charlotteknights.com. Game highlights, ticket offers, promotions and more. Get your Knights tickets today!
— Read on www.milb.com/charlotte-knights/tickets/single-game-tickets

Charlotte Knights – Wikipedia

Charlotte Knights – Wikipedia
— Read on en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_Knights

Lyndhurst’s Jorge earns spot on Team USA baseball squad – The Observer Online

Lyndhurst’s Jorge earns spot on Team USA baseball squad – The Observer Online
— Read on www.theobserver.com/2019/08/lyndhursts-jorge-earns-spot-on-team-usa-baseball-squad/

2019 LLWS: Maddy Freking first girl to play at LLWS since Mo’ne Davis

The Coon Rapids player is the first girl since Mo’ne Davis to make it to the Little League World Series. There have been 19 LLWS girls ever.
— Read on usatodayhss.com/2019/coon-rapids-minnesota-maddy-freking-is-the-first-girl-little-league-baseball-player-since-mone-davis

How The Little League World Series Became One Of Summer’s Most-Watched Sporting Events

Little League World Series games regularly outpace regular season MLB games in terms of TV ratings, and is entrenched as one of the summer’s great sporting spectacles.
— Read on www.baseballamerica.com/stories/how-the-little-league-world-series-became-one-of-summers-most-watched-sporting-events/

First With Kids: The Game Plan for Coed Sports

Dr. Lewis First breaks down when coed competition is and is not recommended for your child.
— Read on www.mynbc5.com/article/first-with-kids-the-game-plan-for-coed-sports/28690935

Women’s cricket joins Commonwealth Games as boycott threat looms over shooting – OlympicTalk

Women’s cricket joins Commonwealth Games as boycott threat looms over shooting – OlympicTalk
— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/olympics.nbcsports.com/2019/08/13/womens-cricket-joins-commonwealth-games-as-boycott-threat-looms-over-shooting/amp/

The Stop-and-Start History of Women’s Baseball | The Hardball Times

Daily baseball statistical analysis and commentary.
— Read on tht.fangraphs.com/the-stop-and-start-history-of-womens-baseball/

Title IX: How Hundreds of Campus #MeToo Punishments Could Get Tossed

Accused men everywhere are suing over due process. “If you’re found responsible for sexual misconduct at a university in America, your future is arguably over,” said one attorney.
— Read on www.thedailybeast.com/campus-men-were-punished-over-metoo-allegations-now-theyre-suing

Chicago-based pastry chef to make peach cupcakes for Penny Marshall Celebration – WREX

The movie showing will start at 6 p.m. at Prairie Street Brewhouse and kick off the Penny Marshall Celebration in September.
— Read on wrex.com/category/2019/08/12/chicago-based-pastry-chef-to-make-peach-cupcakes-for-penny-marshall-celebration/

Minor league baseball team makes history with all-female broadcast team

The pair are the first all-women broadcast team to call a professional baseball game.
— Read on www.13abc.com/content/news/Minor-league-baseball-team-makes-history-with-all-female-broadcast-team-537617791.html

Baltzell selected for women’s national baseball team | Sports | fredericksburg.com

Mountain View graduate Megan Baltzell made the cut.
— Read on www.fredericksburg.com/content/tncms/live/

The Swaddle | Study: Women in STEM Will Benefit From Smaller Class Sizes

A new study from Cornell University concludes that a STEM class with fewer students lowers anxiety and fosters a greater sense of belonging for women.
— Read on theswaddle.com/stem-women-class-size/

The Best Books For Women Entrepreneurs

Creating and sustaining your own business is hard work. Self-education can be incredibly powerful — it can really pay off to read the stories and wisdom of entrepreneurs who are willing to share their knowledge.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/serenitygibbons/2019/08/12/the-best-books-for-women-entrepreneurs/

Little League World Series 2019 schedule: Full bracket, dates, times for every LLWS game | Sporting News

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2019 Little League World Series, including an updated bracket, the full game schedule and how to watch live on TV and stream online.
— Read on www.sportingnews.com/us/baseball/news/little-league-world-series-2019-schedule-bracket-dates-live-stream-llws-games/15q5ag9pweuse12unp2o1fdd9g

MLB Community | MLB Green | MLB.com

Welcome to MLB Community.
— Read on www.mlb.com/mlb-community/mlb-green

GOOD SPORTS: PLAYERS FOR THE PLANET — PARLEY

MLB player and Parley AIR pledger Chris Dickerson co-founded Players for
the Planet to merge environmentalism with athletics
— Read on www.parley.tv/updates/2018/3/27/good-sportmanship-environmental-stewardship

Planet Baseball – Our Mission

Planet Baseball – Our Mission
— Read on www.planet-baseball.com/mission

Filling the MLB All-Star Game with an All-Earth Roster: Recognizing Baseball’s Most Energy, Environment, and Climate Conscious Players | Chester Energy and Policy

Filling the MLB All-Star Game with an All-Earth Roster: Recognizing Baseball’s Most Energy, Environment, and Climate Conscious Players | Chester Energy and Policy
— Read on chesterenergyandpolicy.com/2018/07/09/filling-the-mlb-all-star-game-with-an-all-earth-roster-recognizing-baseballs-most-energy-environment-and-climate-conscious-players/

Brewers’ Brent Suter encourages MLB, teammates to go green – The Washington Post

“It’s definitely a life mission,” the Brewers’ Brent Suter said of his environmental advocacy.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/08/08/break-monotony-rehab-this-mlb-pitcher-set-out-save-planet/

Simone Biles | Official Website

Simone Biles | Official Website
— Read on www.simonebiles.com/

Simone Biles – Wikipedia

Simone Biles – Wikipedia
— Read on en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simone_Biles

USA Baseball Announces 2019 Women’s National Team Roster | USA Baseball

USA Baseball announced the final 20-woman roster for the 2019 Women’s National Team on Sunday. Following training, the Women’s National Team will compete in the COPABE Women’s Pan-American Championships from August 18-25 in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
— Read on www.usabaseball.com/news/usa-baseball-announces-2019-womens-national-team-roster/c-309893112

Markgraf hired as USWNT GM; Stewart promoted

The USSF named Kate Markgraf to be the first GM of the USWNT and also promoted Earnie Stewart to be the Federation’s first sporting director.
— Read on www.espn.com/soccer/united-states/story/3919581/markgraf-named-uswnts-1st-general-manager

Women’s National Team Takes on Dirtbags in Scrimmage | USA Baseball

The USA Baseball Women’s National Team begins training for the 2019 COPABE Women’s Pan-American Championships with a scrimmage against the Texas Dirtbags on Monday at 4:00 p.m. CT in Carrollton, Texas.
— Read on www.usabaseball.com/news/womens-national-team-takes-on-dirtbags-in-scrimmage/c-309910606

» Pitchers vs. Swimmers

» Pitchers vs. Swimmers
— Read on ericcressey.com/pitchers-vs-swimmers

Why Jessica Mendoza Isn’t On ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball Tonight

Jessica Mendoza was absent from ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball Tonight. Apparently, she got into an accident before the weekend.
— Read on thespun.com/more/sports-media/jessica-mendoza-accident-espn-sunday-night-baseball-tonight

Spruce Grove sisters make Canadian national baseball team – Edmonton | Globalnews.ca

Ellie and Carrie Jespersen have been playing baseball their entire lives with one goal in mind: to wear the maple leaf and play for Team Canada on the world stage.
— Read on globalnews.ca/news/5744965/spruce-grove-sisters-canada-women-baseball/