WBSC Academy course ‘Coaching Girls in Baseball’ available on 3 May – World Baseball Softball Confederation


Softball: Willowbrook’s Dooley knows how to overcome adversity

Willowbrook’s Caroline Dooley threw a no-hitter in her first outing of the 2021 season.
— Read on www.dailyherald.com/sports/20210504/softball-willowbrooks-dooley-knows-how-to-overcome-adversity

Ben Verlander’s ‘Flippin’ Bats’ welcomes MLB agent Rachel Luba | FOX Sports

Agent Rachel Luba joined Ben Verlander to discuss her client Trevor Bauer, being a female in a male-dominated business and more.
— Read on www.foxsports.com/stories/mlb/mlb-agent-rachel-luba-trevor-bauer-los-angeles-dodgers-ben-verlander-flippin-bats

Willie Mays Turns 90 – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/05/sports/baseball/willie-mays-90.html?action=click&module=Editors Picks&pgtype=Homepage

First Egyptian youth baseball league using Canadian program to teach game | CBC Sports

A curriculum developed by Baseball Canada is being used to help teach the game to Egypt’s first youth baseball league. American-based Because Baseball, a non-profit organization, is running the league and is making use of Baseball Canada’s Winterball program.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/canada-egypt-baseball-1.6013237

Press release: Seattle Mariners announce three new community impact grants advancing racial equity

The Mariners Care Foundation, the Seattle Mariners nonprofit foundation, today announced the awarding of three new Community Impact Grants to organizations focused on systemic change leading to positive physical and mental health improvements for youth and to accelerate equitable outcomes for Black, Indigenous and People of Color communities.
In addition
— Read on www.mlb.com/press-release/press-release-seattle-mariners-announce-three-new-community-impact-grants-advanc

British Baseball Federation sorry for “distress” caused by women’s league image

The British Baseball Federation is under fire over using an image of a
what appears to be a naked woman to promote its new women’s league,
and the general manager of the women’s national team has resigned in
protest over the incident.
— Read on www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1107399/british-baseball-federation-apologises

What If Everything We Know About Gymnastics Is Wrong? – The New York Times

In the wake of a seismic scandal, Chellsie Memmel and other gymnasts are done with inhumane coaching — and the idea that they have to peak in their teens.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/05/04/magazine/gymnastics-abuse.html

14-year-old Coral Springs Charter student breaks barriers pitching on varsity baseball team – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

14-year-old Coral Springs Charter student breaks barriers pitching on varsity baseball team – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale
— Read on wsvn.com/sports/14-year-old-coral-springs-charter-student-breaks-barriers-pitching-on-varsity-baseball-team/

Round 1 results and Meet & Greet Drinks this Friday

Round 1 results and Meet & Greet Drinks this Friday
— Read on mailchi.mp/b803390d21a5/round-1-results-and-meet-greet-drinks-this-friday

Olympia Dukakis, Oscar Winner for ‘Moonstruck,’ Dies at 89 – The New York Times

Olympia Dukakis, Oscar Winner for ‘Moonstruck,’ Dies at 89 – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/01/movies/olympia-dukakis-dead.html?action=click&module=In Other News&pgtype=Homepage

How have Biden’s policies helped American women? – The Lily

We asked policy experts to evaluate the president’s performance.
— Read on www.thelily.com/after-100-days-how-have-bidens-policies-helped-american-women/

MLB fires Roberto Alomar from consultant position amid sexual misconduct allegation | CBC Sports

Major League Baseball has fired former Toronto Blue Jays second baseman and Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar from a consultant position and placed him on the ineligible list after an investigation into a sexual misconduct allegation dating back to 2014.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/mlb/roberto-alomar-sexual-misconduct-allegation-1.6008686

Women In Baseball: Katie Dannemiller Looks Forward To A New Normal In 2021

Greensboro vice president of baseball operations Katie Dannemiller realized how much she missed baseball and entertaining Grasshoppers fans when the pandemic canceled the 2020 season.
— Read on www.baseballamerica.com/stories/women-in-baseball-katie-dannemiller-looks-forward-to-a-new-normal-in-2021/

‘So full of life and love, so sad inside’: how Jacinda Barclay’s death could help us understand concussion in sport | Concussion in sport | The Guardian

When the fearless, open-hearted athlete took her own life in October, the shock was immense. Now her family is determined to find out why
— Read on www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/apr/30/so-full-of-life-and-love-so-sad-inside-how-jacinda-barclays-death-could-help-the-world-understand-concussion-in-sport

Olivia Pichardo Baseball: Pitcher’s Viral “100 MPH” Throw + Career | Fanbuzz

Olivia Pichardo went viral for a stadium radar gun throw a couple years ago. Now, she’s hoping to play college baseball.
— Read on fanbuzz.com/high-school/olivia-pichardo-baseball/

A League of Their Own TV series – all you need to know | BT TV

The classic 90s baseball film gets a TV series at Amazon Prime Video. Here’s everything we know about it.
— Read on www.bt.com/tv/drama/league-of-their-own-baseball-tv-series-prime-video-date-plot-cast

Chinese Taipei Baseball Association to host Asian Baseball Championships

The Baseball Federation of Asia Executive Board has confirmed the
Chinese Taipei Baseball Association will host the Asian Baseball
Championships in December.
— Read on www.insidethegames.biz/index.php/articles/1107224/asian-baseball-championships-taiwan

Ex-UN ambassador Samantha Power confirmed to lead USAID – Axios

Her nomination signaled the administration’s plans to use foreign assistance as an instrument of soft power.
— Read on www.axios.com/samantha-power-biden-usaid-united-nations-060d4569-2b8a-49b9-82c1-699327d9804d.html

Empower Women’s Career Growth

Provide education and tools to increase the financial health and independence of women in our communities.
— Read on www.jpmorganchase.com/impact/people/women-on-the-move/empower-women-career-growth

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Building Tools for Tomorrow’s Shareable and Social Democracy – DailyClout


vGHC EMEA Home – Grace Hopper Celebration

Learn about the annual AnitaB.org Grace Hopper Celebration, India which connects thousands of women in tech globally.
— Read on ghc.anitab.org/ghc-emea-home

WKRG | The Peaches are stealing bases and stealing hearts in Mobile

WKRG | The Peaches are stealing bases and stealing hearts in Mobile
— Read on www.wkrg.com/sports/local-sports/the-peaches-are-stealing-bases-and-stealing-hearts-in-mobile/

Royal Palm’s Madison Jennings First Girl To Play On A Boys Team At Oxbridge | Town-Crier Newspaper

Royal Palm’s Madison Jennings First Girl To Play On A Boys Team At Oxbridge | Town-Crier Newspaper
— Read on gotowncrier.com/2021/04/royal-palms-madison-jennings-first-girl-to-play-on-a-boys-team-at-oxbridge/

Report: NCAA to announce 50% capacity limit for all baseball and softball championship events

— Read on 247sports.com/Article/College-World-Series-NCAA-announces-50-capacity-limit-for-2021-Womens-College-World-Series-all-baseball-softball-championship-events–164540133/

Sharp-tounged Jean Afterman is the ‘glue’ behind the New York Yankees – New York Business Journal

Jean Afterman, the New York Yankees senior vice president and assistant general manager, has a sharp tongue and a sharper mind.
— Read on www.bizjournals.com/

Don’t be fooled by Kim Ng’s hiring. Women in baseball say MLB has a long way to go

From discrimination to harassment, firsthand accounts from women working in front offices illustrate deep issues in the league.
— Read on www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/31164867/fooled-kim-ng-hiring-women-baseball-say-mlb-long-way-go

High school baseball: 109-0 blowout tops list of highest scoring games – MaxPreps

MaxPreps News – Atlantic set multiple national records in 1928 game against Griswold that involved a girl, money and bad blood and produced an avalanche of national records.
— Read on www.maxpreps.com/m/news/MLF-FLz4A0yDvb_JEjok8Q/high-school-baseball–109-0-blowout-tops-list-of-highest-scoring-games.htm

Adamson High School Senior Blazing Her Own Path on Baseball Diamond – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

An Oak Cliff high school baseball player is turning heads by showing the ability to play just about every position on the field at a high level — while also…
— Read on www.nbcdfw.com/news/sports/adamson-high-school-senior-blazing-her-own-path-on-baseball-diamond/2614110/

Team USA Softball team uses Jackie Robinson Training Complex

With the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on the horizon, the No. 1 ranked U.S. Women’s National Softball Team has been preparing for to showcase its ability on the global stage.
In a partnership with Major League Baseball and as a part of the Stand Beside Her tour, the national
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/team-usa-softball-team-uses-jackie-robinson-training-complex

College softball coaches decry gender disparities at men’s and women’s World Series – The Washington Post

As outside investigators and Congress probe gender disparities at NCAA championships, softball coaches say their College World Series has struggled to achieve equity with the men’s.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/04/23/ncaa-softball-college-world-series-disparities/

Changing the Game | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights

Women in MLB talk about their ambitions for the sport, for the league and for themselves as they impact every level of the business.
— Read on bleacherreport.com/articles/2940007

Adrienne Roberson first woman named as public address announcer for Baltimore Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles have announced Adrienne Roberson as the team’s new permanent public address announcer, making her the first woman in team history to do the job.
— Read on www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/31316993/adrienne-roberson-named-first-woman-public-address-announcer-baltimore-orioles

They told her she’d have to quit baseball. Now she’s a pioneering S.F. varsity coach

Ghazaleh “Oz” Sailors, who grew up with big baseball dreams, is the head coach at…
— Read on www.sfchronicle.com/sports/article/They-told-her-she-d-have-to-quit-baseball-Now-16122514.php

Bay Area high school girls take baseball field: ‘You don’t have to let a chromosome stop you’

Three girls suited up for a recent Bay Area high school baseball game, among the nearly…
— Read on www.sfchronicle.com/sports/article/Bay-Area-high-school-girls-take-baseball-field-16122520.php

‘A League of Their Own’ TV series expected to film in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh Film Office recently posted a notice on its site looking for local crew interested in working on the show.
— Read on www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2021/04/21/amazon-a-league-of-their-own-television-filming-abbi-jacobson-darcy-carden-penny-marshall/stories/202104210136

Miami Marlins 2021 Salaries & Payroll Table | Spotrac

The Miami Marlins Payroll is approximately .25 that of the LA Dodgers:


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South Side Sox Meet the Players: Hannah LaMotta – South Side Sox

Hannah LaMotta is new to South Side Sox, coming on as our Sunday recapper. This past Sunday, she wrote about her return to the ballpark for the home opener. She also put together a nice bio here,…
— Read on www.southsidesox.com/2021/4/18/22378709/sss-meet-the-players-hannah-lamotta

All In column: When Title IX was young, two Guilderland women took up the fight for equality

When Title IX was very young in the early ’70s and enduring its first decade of growing…
— Read on www.timesunion.com/sports/article/All-In-column-When-Title-IX-was-young-two-16108930.php

Marlins Kim Ng on trailblazer status, Derek Jeter the leader

Marlins GM Kim Ng is the first female to have such a post in the Big Four leagues. She talks with Post columnist Steve Serby about breaking barriers and how…
— Read on nypost.com/2021/04/17/marlins-kim-ng-on-trailblazer-status-derek-jeter-the-leader/

A Black high school baseball team won a championship in 1969. Their hometown waited 50 years to celebrate. – The Washington Post

A rural Virginia county tried to make amends by giving the players championship rings at a ceremony on Saturday.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/local/a-black-high-school-baseball-team-won-a-state-championship-in-1969-their-hometown-just-celebrated/2021/04/17/9beb4680-9fca-11eb-b7a8-014b14aeb9e4_story.html

O’Brien makes immediate impact for Notre Dame T&F as first team All-American – BVM Sports

After a spectacular track and field career that saw her win three state championships at Divine Savior Holy Angels High School, Jadin O’Brien is continuing her success as a freshman at Notre Dame.
— Read on bvmsports.com/2021/03/26/obrien-makes-immediate-impact-for-notre-dame-tf-as-first-team-all-american/

MLB Los Angeles Dodgers 2020 World Series Champions Gold Women’s Replica Baseball Jersey. Nike.com

Find the MLB Los Angeles Dodgers 2020 World Series Champions Gold Women’s Replica Baseball Jersey at Nike.com. Free delivery and returns.
— Read on www.nike.com/t/los-angeles-dodgers-2020-world-series-champions-gold-womens-replica-baseball-jersey-lB42JP

Diversity study: MLB earns bonuses for hiring milestones – WFMJ.com

By AARON BEARDAP Sports Writer
— Read on www.wfmj.com/story/43679856/diversity-study-mlb-earns-bonuses-for-hiring-milestones

Gayle Vandervort Obituary (1938 – 2021) – Naples, FL – Naples Daily News

Eventually, Jack and Gayle fought the Manlius Little League for the right for girls to be able to play baseball with the boys, because their daughter Holly decided she’d rather play baseball with the boys.
— Read on www.legacy.com/obituaries/naplesnews/obituary.aspx

WholeHogSports – Politics have mixed with sports in past

If the University of Arkansas’ bids to host NCAA men’s baseball and women’s softball regionals in May become politically compromised, it won’t mark the first time that Arkansas’ state legislature has stepped in it regarding the Razorbacks.
— Read on www.wholehogsports.com/news/2021/apr/17/politics-have-mixed-sports-past/

ESPN’s MLB Sunday night games up 33% during first two weeks of 2021 season – SportsPro Media

ESPN’s MLB Sunday night games up 33% during first two weeks of 2021 season – SportsPro Media
— Read on www.sportspromedia.com/news/espn-mlb-sunday-night-baseball-tv-ratings-2021-season

New report about Mets’ ‘toxic workplace’ details how complaints of inappropriate conduct were ignored – CBSSports.com

The Athletic released a new report on Friday
— Read on www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/new-report-about-mets-toxic-workplace-details-how-complaints-of-inappropriate-conduct-were-ignored/

Alyssa Nakken, Kim Ng meet before Giants-Marlins series in Miami | RSN

Alyssa Nakken, and Kim Ng are out here shattering glass ceilings.
— Read on www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/giants/alyssa-nakken-kim-ng-meet-giants-marlins-series-miami