U.S. Soccer and USWNT players agree to mediation over pay dispute – Los Angeles Times

U.S. Soccer and the 28 women’s national team players who have sued the federation over pay equity and other workplace issues have agreed to mediation.
— Read on www.latimes.com/sports/soccer/la-sp-us-soccer-uswnt-pay-dispute-mediation-20190622-story.html

Why Female Athletes Earn Less Than Men Across Most Sports

The picture for women is bleak in terms of team sports, despite the players’ talent and success.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/oliviaabrams/2019/06/23/why-female-athletes-earn-less-than-men-across-most-sports/

Who benefits, and who doesn’t, from UConn’s move to the Big East? – Hartford Courant

UConn basketball stands to benefit from the school’s move to the Big East. Football? Maybe not so much.
— Read on www.courant.com/sports/uconn-huskies/hc-sp-uconn-big-east-basketball-football-aac-espn-fox-20190623-20190623-jdcbgzno6vghvn6bati5skne7a-story.html

Vanderbilt Coach Tim Corbin Delivers Powerful Message In Support Of A Third Full-Time Assistant Coach In College Baseball

Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin delivered a powerful message in support of transforming the volunteer coach position into a third full-time assistant coach for college baseball.

[What a terrific opportunity to introduce women as Baseball coaches…]


Jack Todd: Rays’ proposal shows MLB is serious about Montreal | Montreal Gazette

Plan for Rays to play games in Montreal is strongest possible signal that baseball considers Montreal an entirely viable 21st century venue.
— Read on montrealgazette.com/sports/baseball/jack-todd-rays-proposal-shows-mlb-is-serious-about-montreal

Conway makes history in press box for Edenton Steamers – Daily Advance

Conway makes history in press box for Edenton Steamers – Daily Advance
— Read on www.dailyadvance.com/Sports/2019/06/22/Victoria-Conway-makes-history-in-press-box-for-Edenton-Steamers-as-first-female-play-by-play-announcer-Coastal-Plain-League-CPL-Hofstra-University.html

Sky Brown, 10 years old, hopes to skateboard in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo – The Washington Post

Sky Brown is a skate park prodigy, and next year she will try to become one of the youngest Olympians ever.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/06/21/sky-brown-skateboarder-olympics-great-britain/

For the love of the game | Citizen’s News

For the love of the game | Citizen’s News
— Read on www.mycitizensnews.com/sports/2019/06/for-the-love-of-the-game-2/

Michigan baseball players wear big belt buckles. Here’s why. – The Washington Post

Michigan coaches call plays by calling out a three-digit code listed on players’ belt and arm bands.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/06/21/michigan-baseball-players-wear-giant-belt-buckles-its-not-fashion-statement/

Michigan baseball recruited a racially diverse roster. Now it’s in the College World Series. – The Washington Post

Coach Erik Bakich has said he wanted the demographics of his team to reflect those of the United States.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/06/21/michigan-baseball-recruited-racially-diverse-roster-now-its-college-world-series/

Former Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley unveils new youth baseball field in Allentown | 6abc.com

Former Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley cut the ribbon on a brand new youth baseball field in Allentown Thursday.
— Read on 6abc.com/sports/chase-utley-unveils-new-youth-baseball-field-in-allentown/5354825/

AMERICAN THEATRE | A Team Effort to Put ‘Toni Stone’ Up to Bat

Lydia R. Diamond’s new play is set on the diamond, telling the hard-hitting story of the first female pro baseball player.
— Read on www.americantheatre.org/2019/06/20/a-team-effort-to-put-toni-stone-up-to-bat/

How Michigan Breaks the College Baseball Mold | The Huddle | OZY

Fielding a diverse team that “looks like the United States of America,” the Wolverines could pull off a shocking College World Series title.
— Read on www.ozy.com/the-huddle/how-michigan-breaks-the-college-baseball-mold/95109

VIDEO: Braves Release Awesome Ad Celebrating Female Atlanta Fans | 12up

The Atlanta Braves release an awesome ad celebrating their female fans
— Read on www.12up.com/posts/video-braves-release-awesome-ad-celebrating-female-atlanta-fans-01ddtrdtkbcw

‘Toni Stone’ Theater Review: A Magnificent Drama About the First Woman to Play Pro Baseball

Lydia R. Diamond’s fine fact-based new play profiles an amazing athlete and trailblazer
— Read on www.thewrap.com/toni-stone-theater-review-baseball-lydia-diamond/

US Naval War College names first female president, Shoshana Chatfield

The Navy made history when it announced Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield will become the first female president of the U.S. Naval War College.
— Read on www.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/06/17/us-naval-war-college-names-first-female-president-shoshana-chatfield/1475809001/

On Women’s World Cup rosters, the global impact of Title IX is clear – The Washington Post

Women’s soccer rosters around the world are sprinkled with athletes who have been shaped by NCAA competition.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/06/18/womens-world-cup-rosters-global-impact-title-ix-is-clear/

Maryland girls briefly get wish – an elite baseball (not softball!) team of their own – Baltimore Sun

Maryland girls briefly get wish – an elite baseball (not softball!) team of their own – Baltimore Sun
— Read on www.baltimoresun.com/sports/mlb/bs-sp-girls-baseball-20190614-story.html

Baseball Is For Girls, Too: Tess Davenport Hopes Other Hardball Enthusiasts Follow Her Overhand Pitching Path | The Newtown Bee

Baseball Is For Girls, Too: Tess Davenport Hopes Other Hardball Enthusiasts Follow Her Overhand Pitching Path | The Newtown Bee
— Read on www.newtownbee.com/baseball-girls-too-tess-davenport-hopes-other-hardball-enthusiasts-follow-her-overhand-pitching

Online Camp Registration Software by ABC Sports Camps

Information and online registration for college-based youth baseball camp and training programs across the USA.
— Read on collegebaseballcamps.com/

Scouting for girls gives group its biggest boost in years | Society | The Guardian

Nearly a third of beavers, cubs and scouts are now female after Baden Powell’s boy-only rule was dropped in 2007
— Read on www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jun/16/girls-join-scouts-in-record-numbers-beavers-cubs

US Naval War College gets its 1st woman president, Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield – CNN

A rear admiral who began her career as a helicopter pilot has been named the next president of the US Naval War College, the first woman to fill that role, the secretary of the Navy announced Friday.
— Read on www-m.cnn.com/2019/06/15/us/president-naval-war-college-woman-trnd/index.html

NASA female astronauts who could be first woman on moon in 2024 – Daily Star

THE first woman to walk on the moon will almost certainly come from a shortlist of current female astronauts.
— Read on www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world-news/785757/nasa-moon-mission-female-astronauts-artemis-2024

Petition · Reestablish Women’s Baseball at the Panam Games Restablecer el béisbol femenino · Change.org

Petition · Reestablish Women’s Baseball at the Panam Games Restablecer el béisbol femenino · Change.org
— Read on www.change.org/p/panam-sports-organization-reestablish-women-s-baseball-at-the-panam-games

Why Girls Baseball | New England Girls Baseball | Youth Baseball for Girls

Girls baseball is an old thing that is a relatively new thing. New England Girls Baseball is for 5-10 year old girls who want to play baseball.
— Read on www.negirlsbaseball.com/granite-hammer-seacoast/

Girls Baseball – RYBL

Girls Baseball – RYBL
— Read on rybl.com/girls-baseball/

50: World Series Champs Houston Astros Int’l Scouting Manager, Eve Rosenbaum – Time4Coffee

50: World Series Champs Houston Astros Int’l Scouting Manager, Eve Rosenbaum – Time4Coffee
— Read on time4coffee.org/50-2017-world-series-champs-houston-astros-intl-scouting-manager-eve-rosenbaum/

VCs are failing diverse founders; Elizabeth Warren wants to step in | TechCrunch

The presidential candidate outlines plans to provide capital to 100,000 new minority-owned businesses.
— Read on techcrunch.com/2019/06/14/vcs-are-failing-diverse-founders-elizabeth-warren-wants-to-step-in/

Why is Trent Dilfer coaching high school football? One reason is the son he lost. – The Washington Post

Sixteen years after the death of his only son, the former Super Bowl winner and ESPN analyst has traded in his cushy lifestyle for 20-hour days at a small Tennessee high school.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/06/13/why-is-trent-dilfer-coaching-high-school-football-one-reason-is-son-he-lost/

Money Is Not Just for Men – The New York Times

Sallie Krawcheck — once a Wall Street executive, now an advocate for women investing — on how women can get their fair share.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/06/14/business/sallie-krawcheck-gender-gaps.html

Abby Hay: In a league of her own | Prep Sports | columbiamissourian.com

She’s been raising eyebrows on Columbia’s baseball (note: not softball) diamonds for years. This weekend, Abby Hay, a Rock Bridge freshman-to-be, will show Major League Baseball what she can do.
— Read on www.columbiamissourian.com/content/tncms/live/

Art & Soul: The Visual Arts – Ann Arbor Artist Creates Historic Negro League Baseball Player Art | WEMU

This week, local and state arts leader Omari Rush and WEMU’s Lisa Barry talk with an Ann Arbor artist who uses multiple forms of art to create prints of
— Read on www.wemu.org/post/art-soul-visual-arts-ann-arbor-artist-creates-historic-negro-league-baseball-player-art

Have Women Writers Really Been Boxed Out of the Thriller World? – The New York Times

Sara Paretsky takes issue with a roundup in our Summer Reading issue. And other features provoke responses from various correspondents.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/06/14/books/review/have-women-writers-really-been-boxed-out-of-the-thriller-world.html

For girls baseball, a field of dreams for aspiring stars – HoustonChronicle.com

MLB’s Breakthrough Series offers three area players a chance to improve their game and get exposure to U.S. national team, college recruiters
— Read on www.houstonchronicle.com/sports/astros/article/For-girls-baseball-a-field-of-dreams-for-13991346.php

Little League Baseball Returns To Southern California

Get ready once again as Southern California youngsters prepare for the baseball tournaments leading to the 2019 Little League World Series.
— Read on www.calisportsnews.com/socal-little-league-tournaments-return/

Abby Steffen – YouTube.com


Abby Steffen, Sweetwater Valley’s First Female All-Star – CaliSports News

Abby Steffen, Sweetwater Valley’s First Female All-Star – CaliSports News
— Read on www.calisportsnews.com/abby-steffen-sweetwater-valleys-first-female-all-star/

2019 Fall Ball – Early Registration – San Francisco Little League

2019 Fall Ball


Early registration for Fall 2019 baseball and softball is now open.
— Read on www.sfll.org/fallball

Auburn’s baseball success boosts morale in community after a month of tragedy

The Auburn community is still mourning the loss of treasured community members, but the Tigers’ trip to the College World Series is lifting spirits.
— Read on www.wtvm.com/2019/06/12/auburns-baseball-success-boosts-morale-community-after-month-tragedy/

Berkshire Baseball Player Chosen for MLB Breakthrough Series

Berkshire Baseball Player Chosen for MLB Breakthrough Series
— Read on rdgmag.com/sports/berkshire-baseball-player-chosen-for-mlb-breakthrough-series/

Just What The Doctor Ordered: Sox Head Physician Breaks Major League Baseball Barriers – CBS Chicago

Just What The Doctor Ordered: Sox Head Physician Breaks Major League Baseball Barriers – CBS Chicago
— Read on chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/06/12/just-what-the-doctor-ordered-sox-head-physician-breaks-major-league-baseball-barriers/

Redmond twins breaking down barriers for girls who want to play baseball | Q13 FOX News

REDMOND, Wash. — “A League of Their Own” was released in 1992 and depicted a group of women who broke barriers playing baseball during WWII. Nearly 30 years later, there are two sisters who may have been too young for the movie but are living their own version of the story.
— Read on q13fox.com/2019/06/12/redmond-twins-breaking-down-barriers-for-girls-who-want-to-play-baseball/

Bartram shortstop Janiya Victor honored as only girl on a Philadelphia high school baseball team

Less than 1 percent of high school baseball players nationwide last season were girls.
— Read on www.inquirer.com/high-school-sports/pennsylvania/bartram-shortstop-janiya-victor-first-girl-philadelphia-high-school-baseball-20190612.html

The return of girl’s baseball | West Villages Sun | yoursun.com

ENGLEWOOD — While Sue Zipay hasn’t played baseball since 1954, the dream of girls playing in their own league hasn’t left her mind.
— Read on www.yoursun.com/content/tncms/live/

American Olympic hopeful Gabriele Grunewald dies at age 32 after battling cancer – USA Today

American Olympic hopeful Gabriele Grunewald dies at age 32 after battling cancer


New CNY team tells girls: If you want to play baseball, here’s your home – syracuse.com

New CNY team tells girls: If you want to play baseball, here’s your home – syracuse.com
— Read on www.syracuse.com/sports/2019/06/cny-girls-team-up-to-find-fun-and-a-future-in-baseball-not-the-softer-game.html

Sport no longer recognised for sports quota: Women’s baseball takes a hit in DU, team from Lakshmibai most worried | Education News, The Indian Express

While men’s baseball continues as a recognised sport under which DU aspirants can apply for admission under the 5% sports quota, women’s baseball was removed from the list this year.
— Read on indianexpress.com/article/education/sport-no-longer-recognised-for-sports-quota-womens-baseball-takes-a-hit-in-du-team-from-lakshmibai-most-worried-5774255/

Pilcher, Varner make history at 109th Dipsea Race


Unconventional Roles for Women Aren’t Just Empowering, They’re Game Changers

Unconventional Roles for Women Aren’t Just Empowering, They’re Game Changers
— Read on creativescreenwriting.com/unconventional-roles-for-women-arent-just-empowering-theyre-game-changers/

Listen to Jennifer Ring, “Stolen Bases: Why American Girls Don’t Play Baseball” (Uni versity of Illinois Press, 2009) in Podcasts

Listen to Jennifer Ring, “Stolen Bases: Why American Girls Don’t Play Baseball” (University of Illinois Press, 2009) from New Books in Sports in Podcasts. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jennifer-ring-stolen-bases-why-american-girls-dont/id424705160?i=1000364258566