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For girls who just / want to play Baseball
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Braids, basketball, baseball and football

Lauren Cummings is a young athlete with a twinkle in her eye. But that twinkle may be misleading.
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Baseball’s Annual Winter Meetings Include Programs Aimed to Continue Growth of the Culture of Diversity & Inclusion Throughout Baseball

Major League Baseball will host a selection of activities during the Baseball Winter Meetings designed to continue the considerable cultural growth of diversity and inclusion throughout the sport.
— Read on www.blacknews.com/news/major-league-mlb-baseball-winter-meetings-programs-diversity-inclusion/

A Welcome Funding Source for College Athletics: Women Investing in Women’s Sports – The New York Times

As the 50th anniversary of Title IX approaches, former female athletes are donating millions to build facilities and endow scholarships and coaching positions at their alma maters.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/12/03/sports/women-donations-college-athletics.html

Vanderbilt baseball declined Trump White House invite; OSU takes place: Report

Vanderbilt’s 2019 NCAA baseball championship team turned down a White House invitation with Donald Trump; 2018 champs Oregon State went instead
— Read on www.tennessean.com/story/sports/college/vanderbilt/2019/12/02/vanderbilt-baseball-declined-trump-white-house-invite-osu-takes-place-report/4350843002/

Baseball commish Manfred meets with Bernie Sanders over minor league proposal | KTUL

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders met Monday with baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to discuss MLB’s proposal to that would drop 42 minor league teams from their leagues after the 2020 season. MLB is negotiating a new agreement with the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, the governing body of the minors. The initial proposal primarily would impact lower-level teams in short-season leagues.
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Yankees Assistant GM Jean Afterman awarded Baseball America’s Trailblazer of the Year – New York Daily News

Hal Steinbrenner described Afterman as ‘essential’ to the organization.
— Read on www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/yankees/ny-jean-afterman-assistant-gm-trailblazer-baseball-america-20191202-7tzdubh5rzd3lkh4swy4pqw2di-story.html

Happy 101st birthday to baseball legend Mary Pratt of Quincy – Blogs – The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, MA – Quincy, MA

Saturday Nov. 30, 2019 is the 101st birthday of baseball icon Mary Pratt of Quincy.

— Read on www.patriotledger.com/blogs/20191129/happy-101st-birthday-to-baseball-legend-mary-pratt-of-quincy

we are mitú

Veronica Alvarez is the coach of the Oakland A’s and her trailblazing career is opening the door for more women to enter the sporting world of baseball.
— Read on wearemitu.com/entertainment/latina-coach-baseball/

Cubs hire former Herd softball star as hitting coach | Sports | herald-dispatch.com

HUNTINGTON — The Chicago Cubs recognize a great hitting instructor when they see one, regardless of gender.
— Read on www.herald-dispatch.com/content/tncms/live/

Dorothy Seymour Mills, baseball’s first female historian, dies in Tucson at 91 | Baseball | tucson.com

Mills had been living in Tucson for the last year.
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Inside the Women’s Sports School’s first baseball scouting weekend – The Athletic

How can women break into the sport’s male-dominated industry? “There have to be people helping you along the way.”
— Read on theathletic.com/1406664/2019/11/26/inside-the-womens-sports-schools-first-baseball-scouting-weekend/

The Future Of Women In Baseball Is Now | Metsmerized Online

Diversity has been a looming issue in the baseball world since its infancy. One particular diversity concern that has gained attention over the last several
— Read on metsmerizedonline.com/2019/11/the-future-of-women-in-baseball-is-now.html/

Bernie Sanders rips MLB, says plan to cut minor league teams would ‘be terrible for baseball’ | Fox Business

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate noted that the teams will shut down even as the average MLB franchise generated $40 million in profits in 2018.
— Read on www.foxbusiness.com/politics/bernie-sanders-mlb-minor-league-baseball-plan

A Conversation With Trevor Bauer’s New Agent, Rachel Luba – Beyond the Box Score

Rachel Luba talked with Sheryl Ring about her new agency, Bauer, and being a woman in a male-dominated field.
— Read on www.beyondtheboxscore.com/2019/11/25/20977770/conversation-with-trevor-bauers-new-agent-rachel-luba

Yankee exec says Red Sox step to plate for women in baseball | Daily Stock Dish

Yankee exec says Red Sox step to plate for women in baseball | Daily Stock Dish
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Rachel Folden: Meet the Chicago Cubs’ first female minor-league coach – Chicago Tribune

New Cubs staffer Rachel Folden was honored to be one of the first females selected to a minor-league staff but wished opportunities for women occurred sooner.
— Read on www.chicagotribune.com/sports/cubs/ct-chicago-cubs-rachel-folden-20191124-k4a4c7lgcfc5lmlawh7f2scamy-story.html

Curtis Granderson, CBEA aim to change narrative through partnership with Baseball for All – Chicago Sun-Times

Granderson and his organization, Chicago Baseball and Educational Academy, teamed up with Baseball For All to provide a training camp for girls ages 10-18 at UIC.
— Read on chicago.suntimes.com/sports-saturday/2019/11/23/20934967/curtis-granderson-cbea-aim-to-change-narrative-through-partnership-with-baseball-for-all

New Cubs Hire Rachel Folden ‘Perfect Person to Cross This Barrier’ as Lead Hitting Lab Tech in Mesa – Cubs Insider

New Cubs Hire Rachel Folden ‘Perfect Person to Cross This Barrier’ as Lead Hitting Lab Tech in Mesa – Cubs Insider
— Read on www.cubsinsider.com/2019/11/23/new-cubs-hire-rachel-folden-perfect-person-to-cross-this-barrier-as-lead-hitting-lab-tech-in-mesa/

Cubs hire Folden: ‘She’s going to be a star’

During Cubs Convention last winter, a young girl walked forward, grabbed a microphone and had a question for president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. She wanted to know if the team was planning on hiring more women throughout the organization. The audience cheered with approval.
“We are,” Epstein
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/cubs-announce-2020-minor-league-coaching-hires

Women’s Sports School improving diversity among baseball scouting

The Women’s Sports School held their first scouting program to encourage women to work in baseball operations.
— Read on cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2019/11/22/improving-gender-diversity-women-scouts-baseball/

Girl Meets Strong — Rachel Balkovec: The First Female Strength &…

Rachel Balkovec: The First Female Strength & Conditioning Coach in the History of Professional Baseball Born and bred in sports in Omaha, Nebraska, Rachel Balkovec has always valued being part of a…
— Read on www.girlmeetsstrong.com/post/147353647829/rachel-balkovec-the-first-female-strength

Rachel Balkovec, Author at Onnit Academy

Rachel Balkovec, Author at Onnit Academy
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Feed Me Fuel Me — Passion Before Paychecks w/ Rachel Balkovec — 82 — Shrugged Collective

Feed Me Fuel Me — Passion Before Paychecks w/ Rachel Balkovec — 82 — Shrugged Collective
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Astros’ strength coach blazing trail as female

Rachel Balkovec was so eager to prove she was the most qualified candidate for a job as a strength and conditioning coach in baseball that she once altered her resume, spelling her first name “Rae” to make her name sound more gender neutral.Balkovec’s experience and resume were
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/astros-rachel-balkovec-breaking-down-barriers-c165143530

PUSH says…

Needless to say, there are more men in the fitness profession then there
are women. In recent years, more and more women are becoming certified
trainers and some have even stepped into the heavily male dominant circle
of pro/college sports.
— Read on www.trainwithpush.com/blog/first-female-strength-coach-in-baseball-qa-w-rachel-balkovec

Episode 76: Rachel Balkovec, Doing the “Impossible” – Compete Every Day

Episode 76: Rachel Balkovec, Doing the “Impossible” – Compete Every Day
— Read on blog.competeeveryday.com/rachel-balkovec/

Yankees add woman coach Rachel Balkovec | MLB.com

The Yankees are preparing to make history with the addition of Rachel Balkovec, who will become one of the first female full-time hitting coaches hired by a big league organization, The New York Times reported on Friday evening.
The 32-year-old Balkovec signed her contract on Nov. 8,
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/yankees-hire-woman-coach-rachel-balkovec

Rachel Balkovec (@damselndadugout) / Twitter

Rachel Balkovec (@damselndadugout) / Twitter
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About | rachel-balkovec

About | rachel-balkovec
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Yankees Hire a Woman as a Minor League Hitting Coach – The New York Times

Rachel Balkovec, who has advanced degrees in movement and a string of minor league coaching jobs behind her, will join the organization in February.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/11/22/sports/baseball/yankees-woman-coach-hitting.html

Opinion | Ta-Nehisi Coates: The Cancellation of Colin Kaepernick – The New York Times

“Cancel culture” has always existed — for the powerful, at least. Now, social media has democratized it.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/11/22/opinion/colin-kaepernick-nfl.html

Girls Baseball Breakthrough Series participants stop by studio | NBCS Bay Area

Participants of Girls Baseball Breakthrough Series Amelia Sanchez, Arwen McCullough and Leiyah Tate-Roger stopped by NBC Studios to talk baseball and
— Read on www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/video/girls-baseball-breakthrough-series-participants-stop-studio

Front Page: Women’s Baseball Experience Part 2: Women Who Work in Baseball (A.K.A the One Where We Got a Panel of Female Employees Instead of a Player’s Wife) – Minnesota Twins Talk – Twins Daily

Front Page: Women’s Baseball Experience Part 2: Women Who Work in Baseball (A.K.A the One Where We Got a Panel of Female Employees Instead of a Player’s Wife) – posted in Minnesota Twins Talk: When you sign up for the Women’s Baseball Experience, they only have “Program and Women in Sports Panel *Please check back for panel list” on the description. In 2018 the panel consisted of Lindsey Buxton with Marney as the host. Lindsey was a good sport and answered our questions about Byron and…
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Women’s Baseball Experience Part 3: Why Aren’t There More Women in Baseball? (A.K.A the One Where We Need More Marney) – Minnesota Twins – Articles – Homepage – Twins Daily

Women are advancing in non-traditional roles, but it’s slow and it demonstrates the teams just aren’t great at bringing the game to women at all levels as fans and players or as a career path. It’s not just the Twins, by the way. It’s across ML…
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Sadaharu Oh announces 2020 Girl’s Baseball clinic – WBSC – World Baseball Softball Confederation

Sadaharu Oh announces 2020 Girl’s Baseball clinic
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Cutting-edge baseball academy about to open at 18th & Vine, but who will come play? – Valliant News

Cutting-edge baseball academy about to open at 18th & Vine, but who will come play? – Valliant News
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Dorothy Seymour Mills, who received belated credit for husband’s baseball books, dies at 91 – The Washington Post

Harold Seymour received praise for his books on baseball history but didn’t give his wife credit as a co-author. Only after his death was her full partnership as a researcher acknowledged.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/dorothy-seymour-mills-who-received-belated-credit-for-husbands-baseball-books-dies-at-91/2019/11/20/c6df24d4-0baf-11ea-8397-a955cd542d00_story.html

JCCSF – Girls Who Run the World

JCCSF – Girls Who Run the World
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The HOVG Podcast: Shirley Burkovich | The Sports Daily

This week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen are joined by Shirley “Hustle” Burkovich. The former AAGPBL player talks to the boys about how and when she got her start playing professional baseball, how she got her nickname, if she saved anything from her playing days, the status of the Internati…
— Read on thesportsdaily.com/2019/11/19/the-hovg-podcast-shirley-burkovich-hovg11/

Sports: Tryouts begin Saturday for Guam women’s national baseball team

Troyuts for the Guam women’s national baseball team 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 23; 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 24 at Paseo Stadium. Must be 16 or older.
— Read on www.guampdn.com/story/sports/2019/11/20/sports-tryouts-begin-saturday-guam-womens-national-baseball-team/4236066002/

Women’s Baseball Experience Part 1: Woo! Fun on the Field! (A.K.A the One Where They Actually Let Us on the Target Field Grass!!!) – Minnesota Twins – Articles – Articles – Twins Daily

Many years ago in a land far, far away (at least three states), I played softball. I was not very good. I was a catcher when we played with a tee and an outfielder when there was little chance of a ball being hit to me. Despite this inauspiciou…
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A Woman’s Work – McFarland

A Woman’s Work – McFarland
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Chasing Baseball – McFarland

Chasing Baseball – McFarland
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Drawing Card – McFarland

Drawing Card – McFarland
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Girl Warriors – McFarland

Girl Warriors – McFarland
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Hardball in the House of David – McFarland

Hardball in the House of David – McFarland
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In Memoriam: Dorothy Seymour Mills | Society for American Baseball Research

In Memoriam: Dorothy Seymour Mills | Society for American Baseball Research
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About The Sceptre – Dorothy Jane Mills

The Sceptre gives us the adventures of Katya Becker, an Austrian immigrant to Cleveland, who returns to her homeland to research the meaning of two ancient symbols she once saw in a prehistoric salt mine. While there she uncovers a Nazi plot to disrupt the Salzburg Festival of 1935 by kidnapping Maestro Toscanini.
— Read on www.dorothyjanemills.com/about-the-sceptre/

Jackie Mitchell – Wikipedia

Virne Beatrice “Jackie” Mitchell Gilbert (August 29, 1912 – January 7, 1987)[1] was one of the first female pitchers in professional baseball history. Pitching for the Chattanooga Lookouts Class AA minor league baseball team in an exhibition game against the New York Yankees, she struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in succession.[2]
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Wiedmer: Losing the Chattanooga Lookouts to MLB greed is despicable | Chattanooga Times Free Press

Not again.
— Read on www.timesfreepress.com/news/sports/columns/story/2019/nov/18/wiedmer-losing-lookouts-mlb-greed-despicable/508550/