Commemorating one year of Assembly with a special print edition — Assembly | Malala Fund

Browse the issue and find out how you can get a copy for yourself (and some
extras to share with your friends)!
— Read on assembly.malala.org/stories/print-edition-assembly

Lewellyn still a mainstay in city softball league: Wilma Lewellyn has been playing softball since 1957 | Sports | journalreview.com

Without hesitation, every Tuesday evening all summer long, Wilma Lewellyn shows up at Crawfordsville’s Elston Park with the game of softball on her mind.
— Read on www.journalreview.com/content/tncms/live/

Bower best in the field: Cody player wins regional Pitch Hit & Run | Sports | codyenterprise.com

After getting her first taste of regional competition last summer, Kylan Bower wanted do even better in this year’s Pitch Hit and Run.
— Read on www.codyenterprise.com/content/tncms/live/

A’s team with ‘Baseball For All’ to inspire girls pursuing careers in baseball | NBCS Bay Area

“Incredibly, girls are still being told too often that they shouldn’t play baseball, and so we had to stop that loop.”
— Read on www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/athletics/team-baseball-all-inspire-girls-pursuing-careers-baseball

Garson’s Langlais named to national women’s baseball team | Regina Leader-Post

After making her debut with the Manitoba Junior Baseball League’s Interlake Blue Jays in May, Garson’s Brittney Langlais said that making the national team was the main goal for her baseball career.
— Read on leaderpost.com/sports/local-sports/garsons-langlais-named-to-national-womens-baseball-team/wcm/69cf9d0f-a460-41ea-8036-8e114fb5cbc2

#WomenFunded2019 » Leadership for a Changing World

Leadership for a Changing World
— Read on www.womensfundingnetwork.org/women-funded-2019/

Check out Girl Scouts Day: New York Mets at San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco on July 20, 2019

Check out Girl Scouts Day: New York Mets at San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco on July 20, 2019 and get detailed info for the event – tickets, photos, video and reviews.
— Read on dothebay.com/events/2019/7/20/new-york-mets-at-san-francisco-giants

Ontario Trail Blazers – Women’s Baseball – (Tecumseh, ON) – powered by LeagueLineup.com

Ontario Trail Blazers – Women’s Baseball: Sports league web site provided and hosted free of charge by LeagueLineup.com – The Youth and Amateur Sports Portal!
— Read on www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp

All-star player breaking barriers as only girl in tournament

Colbie Burkett was the only girl among 144 players to make it the 6U all star tournament in South Carolina.
— Read on www.wspa.com/news/all-star-player-breaking-barriers-as-only-girl-in-tournament/

Women’s World Cup 2019: The full review – SportsPro Media

Women’s World Cup 2019: The full review – SportsPro Media
— Read on www.sportspromedia.com/analysis/womens-world-cup-2019-rapinoe-uswnt-viewing-figures-marketing

Esports org 100 Thieves raises $35 million in Series B | TechCrunch

100 Thieves has today announced the close of a $35 million Series B funding round. Artist Capital Management led the round, with ACM’s Chief Investment Officer Josh Dienstag joining Mike Sepso, MLG co-founder, on the board of directors. Aglaé Ventures, which is the technology investment firm of Groupe Arnault, controlling shareholder of Louis Vuitton Moet […]
— Read on techcrunch.com/2019/07/16/esports-org-100-thieves-raises-35-million-in-series-b/

MLB advertising patches on uniforms are ‘inevitable’, league executive says – The Washington Post

They’ve been a financial windfall for NBA teams, so of course baseball will follow suit.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/07/16/mlb-advertising-patches-uniforms-are-inevitable-league-executive-says/

AGB Camp 2019

AGB Camp 2019
— Read on form.jotform.com/91404158200243

AMERICAN GIRLS BASEBALL – Home

A LEAGUE OF OUR OWN

To all the girls and women who love baseball and dream of another “League Of Their Own”…

This free baseball camp for girls is to celebrate the newly created American Girls Baseball (AGB), an affiliation of the legendary All American Girls Professional Baseball League Players Association.

Composed of highly motivated people currently involved in baseball programs and wanting to increase awareness, opportunities, and support for girls to have a choice between playing baseball or softball with the promise there will be a future for them if they choose baseball! Thank you, Atlanta Braves, for supporting our dream…game on!

AMERICAN GIRLS BASEBALL – Home
— Read on agbcamp.weebly.com/

Luisa Gauci, of Australia, had her dream of playing baseball in America come to fruition with South Bay

Luisa Gauci stole the show at Growden Park on Monday when she knocked in a base hit and turned a double play at second base. Gauci is only the second Australian woman in history to be accepted into the U.S. Collegiate Baseball System.
— Read on www.webcenter11.com/content/sports/Luisa-Gauci-of-Australia-had-her-dream-of-playing-baseball-in-America-come-to-fruition-with-South-Bay-512816351.html

Prospectus Feature: Introducing the Women’s Baseball World Cup SiteBaseball Prospectus

Prospectus Feature: Introducing the Women’s Baseball World Cup SiteBaseball Prospectus
— Read on www.baseballprospectus.com/news/article/51578/prospectus-feature-introducing-the-womens-baseball-world-cup-site/

St. Peter’s baseball player cut from national team | Baseball | Sports | Cape Breton Post

A St. Peter’s baseball player won’t be representing Canada at the COPABE Women’s Baseball Pan Am Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico next month.

Ellie MacAulay, who was one of 25 players invited to attend the Baseball Canada
— Read on www.capebretonpost.com/sports/baseball/st-peters-baseball-player-cut-from-national-team-333289/

France opens Camp, will host first Women’ Baseball European Championship – WBSC

France opens Camp, will host first Women’ Baseball European Championship
— Read on wbwc.wbsc.org/en/2018/news/france-getting-ready-first-women-baseball-european-championship

Simone Wearne steps down as Australia Women’s Baseball National Team manager – WBSC

Simone Wearne steps down as Australia Women’s Baseball National Team manager
— Read on wbwc.wbsc.org/en/2018/news/simone-wearne-steps-down-as-australia-womens-baseball-national-team-manager

Psota, Stephenson announce retirement from Canada Women’s Baseball National Team – WBSC

Psota, Stephenson announce retirement from Canada Women’s Baseball National Team
— Read on wbwc.wbsc.org/en/2018/news/psota-stephenson-announce-retirement-from-canada-womens-baseball-national-team

New European Women’s Baseball Championship to be launched this July in Rouen, France – WBSC

New European Women’s Baseball Championship to be launched this July in Rouen, France
— Read on wbwc.wbsc.org/en/2018/news/press-release-european-womens-baseball-championship-to-be-launched-this-july-in-rouen-france

Prince George pitcher named to Canada’s 2019 national women’s baseball team – PrinceGeorgeMatters.com

Amanda Asay is the longest serving member with 14 years of experience
— Read on www.princegeorgematters.com/local-news/prince-george-pitcher-named-to-canadas-2019-national-womens-baseball-team-1585426

New Ballpark Has Las Vegas Buzzing About Baseball

A new ballpark has transformed the Las Vegas AAA baseball franchise, vastly improving its attendance, concession spending and merchandise sales.
— Read on frntofficesport.com/las-vegas-ballpark-attendance/

Newfoundlander Heather Healey, Canadian teammates have to make an extra step to get back to World Cup | Baseball | Sports | The Telegram

Paradise product on national women’s team that will compete in qualification tournament in Mexico next month
— Read on www.thetelegram.com/sports/baseball/newfoundlander-heather-healey-canadian-teammates-have-to-make-an-extra-step-to-get-back-to-world-cup-332678/

Atlantic League Batter Steals First, Makes Baseball History

Around the time that robot umpires were brought in to help officiate the Atlantic League All-Star Game, Major League Baseball and the independent league’s front office decided to tack on a few more rules to experiment with for the second half of the season. Among them included an expansion on the current dropped third strike rule in the majors, which now allows batters to try and steal first if a pitch is not “caught in flight” by the catcher.

— Read on deadspin.com/atlantic-league-batter-steals-first-makes-baseball-his-1836353576

Red Deer’s Kelsey Lalor selected for Team Canada Women’s baseball team – Red Deer Advocate

A busy summer will continue for Kelsey Lalor.
— Read on www.reddeeradvocate.com/sports/red-deers-kelsey-lalor-selected-for-team-canada-womens-baseball-team/

Natalie Nakase continues to climb in the Clippers organization – Los Angeles Times

Natalie Nakase made history five years ago when she was an assistant coach for the Clippers in summer league. Now she’s one of many women coaching in the NBA.
— Read on www.latimes.com/sports/clippers/la-sp-natalie-nakase-clippers-summer-league-20190712-story.html

PRAJWALA DIXIT: Newfoundland girl playing sport originally designed for white men | Local-Perspectives | Opinion | The Journal Pioneer

Fifteen-year-old Diya Tapan Trivedi does something unique every summer, and this year, she’s chosen to carry forth her family’s legacy by engaging in a sport originally played only by white men. 

Sharply wielding her MRF
— Read on www.journalpioneer.com/opinion/local-perspectives/prajwala-dixit-newfoundland-girl-playing-sport-originally-designed-for-white-men-332114/

Tamara Holmes Girls ages 7-14 Baseball Series – Baseball or All – The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of July 12-14 — Berkeleyside

TAMARA HOLMES SERIES Still glowing from the US women’s victory in the World Cup last Sunday? You can cheer on girls playing baseball this weekend in the Tamara Holmes Series, named after the long-time national team stalwart and Albany native. The tournament gives girls aged 7-14 the rare opportunity to play competitive baseball with their peers. In addition to Holmes, Major League Baseball’s first female coach, Justine Siegal, will address the girls during the opening ceremony on Saturday morning. Full schedule on the tournament site. Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14 at various baseball fields in University Village.
— Read on www.berkeleyside.com/2019/07/12/the-it-list-five-things-to-do-in-berkeley-weekend-of-july-12-14

Tamara Holmes Schedule – EAST BAY OAKS

Tamara Holmes Schedule – EAST BAY OAKS
— Read on eastbayoaks.weebly.com/tamara-holmes-schedule.html

For a new play about baseball, the actors needed a designated hitting coach – The Washington Post

John McCarthy, a youth baseball instructor in Washington, was called up to off-Broadway to teach the cast of “Toni Stone” how to mimic the pros.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/07/12/new-play-about-baseball-actors-needed-designated-hitting-coach/

UCLA Athletics: Bruins Women’s Teams Carried 2018-19 – Bruins Nation

The ladies are taking care of business. The men, not so much.
— Read on www.bruinsnation.com/ucla-athletics/2019/7/12/20685781/ucla-bruins-athletics-womens-carried-2018-2019-softball-gymnastics

Jim Bouton – Wikipedia

Jim Bouton – Wikipedia
— Read on en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Bouton

The Battered Bastards of Baseball (2014)

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Keith Hernandez – Wikipedia

Keith Hernandez – Wikipedia
— Read on en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keith_Hernandez

Fresh Air For July 12, 2019: Keith Hernandez; Remembering Jim Bouton And Rip Torn : NPR

Fresh Air For July 12, 2019: Keith Hernandez; Remembering Jim Bouton And Rip Torn : NPR
— Read on www.npr.org/programs/fresh-air/2019/07/12/740890305/fresh-air-for-july-12-2019-keith-hernandez-remembering-jim-bouton-and-rip-torn

Politics, equal pay, and the Women’s World Cup success | YouGov

In the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, Americans believe success should determine sports salaries for both sexes.
— Read on today.yougov.com/

Baylor School trio picked for USA Baseball national program | Times Free Press

Three players from Baylor’s state championship baseball team have been selected to participate in USA Baseball’s 16-under National Team Development Program.
— Read on www.timesfreepress.com/news/sports/preps/story/2019/jul/12/baylor-school-trio-picked-usbaseball-national/498720/

Our U.S. soccer men lag behind our women, and here’s the reason why that’s so true | Mississippi Today

So many of our greatest football heroes would have been soccer sensations. But they chose to go where the scholarships and the big bucks were. That’s still the case.
— Read on mississippitoday.org/2019/07/12/our-u-s-soccer-men-lag-behind-our-women-and-heres-the-reason-why-thats-so-true/

Baseball helps Hauppauge’s Stefania Abruscato succeed in softball | Newsday

Stefania Abruscato was merely trying to draw interest of college softball coaches. But she ended up garnering the attention of people in Major League Baseball. As a seventh-grader, Abruscato, who will
— Read on www.newsday.com/sports/high-school/softball/hauppauge-softball-baseball-1.33769249

Baseball camp for girls has a strong lineup of coaches – Sports – Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Sarasota, FL

Three-day event opens July 19 at Cool Today Park in North Port

— Read on www.heraldtribune.com/sports/20190712/baseball-camp-for-girls-has-strong-lineup-of-coaches

With a World Cup Boost, an Agent Bets on Female Athletes – The New York Times

Wasserman, the agency that represents most of the United States women’s national team, will open a division solely focused on female athletes.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/07/11/sports/women-athlete-marketing-wasserman.html

NY Knockout conducts football clinic for area girls | The Daily Gazette

NY Knockout conducts football clinic for area girls | The Daily Gazette
— Read on dailygazette.com/article/2019/07/11/ny-knockout-conducts-football-clinic-for-area-girls

Women’s football is becoming big business – Net gains

As the sport’s popularity grows, sponsors and broadcasters are taking note
— Read on www.economist.com/business/2019/07/13/womens-football-is-becoming-big-business

Michigan tops rankings for college sports, MSU comes in 11th – mlive.com

Michigan tops rankings for college sports, MSU comes in 11th – mlive.com
— Read on www.mlive.com/wolverines/2019/07/michigan-tops-rankings-for-college-sports-msu-comes-in-11.html

Baseball Should Keep the Juiced Balls and Fix Its Buzzkill Problem | The Huddle | OZY

What we learned from All Star week: MLB is in great shape if it can get out of its own way. 
— Read on www.ozy.com/the-huddle/baseball-should-keep-the-juiced-balls-and-fix-its-buzzkill-problem/95498

Rapinoe the new voice for women’s soccer and sports | Local | smdailyjournal.com

The week of baseball’s All-Star Game is one of the slowest sports weeks of the year, so much so that ESPN’s ESPY Awards — much like the Oscars or Emmys,
— Read on www.smdailyjournal.com/content/tncms/live/

History in the making | Mail Tribune

Jen Mendenhall wasn’t looking to make a statement this summer. But at the end of the day, if what she’s doing with the Medford Rogues carries a lasting impact, she’s certainly not going to shy away from the moment. “The more little girls that I can make fearless, the better off the world will be, I think,” says the 32-year-old Medford native.
— Read on mailtribune.com/sports/community-sports/medford-rogues-jen-mendenhall-gscbl-baseball

League Park brings the past back to life | News, Sports, Jobs – Morning Journal

CLEVELAND — About 3 miles away from all of the festivities at Progressive Field over Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game break, League Park quietly enter
— Read on www.morningjournalnews.com/sports/local-sports/2019/07/league-park-brings-the-past-back-to-life/

University Of Texas Announces Tuition-Free College Program

UT Austin has a major announcement to help make college tuition-free.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/zackfriedman/2019/07/11/texas-student-loans/