Kate Maston lands spot on Coral Springs Charter’s varsity baseball team – South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Coral Springs Charter freshman Kate Maston is the first girl at Coral Springs Charter to play on the varsity baseball team.
— Read on www.sun-sentinel.com/community/the-forum/fl-cn-kate-maston-coral-springs-charter-baseball-20210409-4pun2gwdkrftfiidsjxpcfs45i-story.html

Join This Women’s Baseball for Its First Pitch in Shanghai – That’s Shanghai

Adriana Sports is offering pick-up basketball sessions for women.
— Read on www.thatsmags.com/shanghai/post/32552/women-s-baseball

Baseball program returns to Truro and shines spotlight on girls’ sportsmanship | Regional-Sports | Sports | The Journal Pioneer

Sherri Dykeman is looking forward to seeing girls arrive at the Bible Hill Recreation Park fields again this summer – saying “hi,” grabbing a partner and going off to toss and catch baseballs.

It’s a labour of love for the
— Read on www.journalpioneer.com/sports/regional-sports/baseball-program-returns-to-truro-and-shines-spotlight-on-girls-sportsmanship-573581/

GHC 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

Aubrey Bledsoe’s present is on the soccer pitch. Her future, she hopes, is in the boardr oom.

Aubrey Bledsoe’s present is on the soccer pitch. Her future, she hopes, is in the boardroom.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/04/07/aubrey-bledsoe-washington-spirit-business-ambition/

Lausanne Baseball Gives Equal Opportunity | localmemphis.com

Lausanne Collegiate freshman Remi Schaber is the only girl playing high school baseball in Memphis.
— Read on www.localmemphis.com/article/sports/local-sports/lausanne-baseball-gives-equal-opportunity/522-83addc67-47b1-497b-b9a5-4213fc71a016

https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/sports/high-school/2021/04/07/remi-schaber-girl-who-starts-her-varsity-baseball-team-memphis/7042252002/

The Filipinas Baseball Team: Journey to the Women’s Baseball World Cup

With only their phones, some allowance for mobile data, and a Zoom pro account, they have made training thrice a week their lockdown habit.
— Read on cnnphilippines.com/life/culture/Sports/2021/4/6/filipinas-baseball-team-online-training.html

Signups continue for Pawtucket Slaterettes Girls’ & Women’s Baseball League | The Valley Breeze

Signups continue for Pawtucket Slaterettes Girls’ & Women’s Baseball League | The Valley Breeze
— Read on www.valleybreeze.com/2021-04-06/pawtucket/signups-continue-pawtucket-slaterettes-girls-women-s-baseball-league

Are youth sports an engine of B.1.1.7 outbreaks?

Are youth sports an engine of B.1.1.7 outbreaks?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2021/04/06/youth-sports-outbreaks-covid-testing/

The Rise of the Athlete Podcaster

The Rise of the Athlete Podcaster

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/04/05/the-rise-of-the-athlete-podcaster

Where This Female Pro Baseball Agent Found an All-Star Coaching Staff

Where This Female Pro Baseball Agent Found an All-Star Coaching Staff

https://www.wsj.com/articles/where-this-female-pro-baseball-agent-found-an-all-star-coaching-staff-11617422618

A Year of Free Comics: Ellen Lindner on Women in Baseball

A Year of Free Comics: Ellen Lindner on Women in Baseball

https://www.comicsbeat.com/a-year-of-free-comics-ellen-lindner-on-women-in-baseball/

How the Yankees’ Luckiest Batboy Ended Up in an Unmarked Grave

How the Yankees’ Luckiest Batboy Ended Up in an Unmarked Grave

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/02/nyregion/eddie-bennett-yankees-batboy-cemetery.html?referringSource=articleShare

Kim Ng leading way for women in Marlins front office | MLB.com

The Official Site of Major League Baseball
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/featured/kim-ng-leading-way-for-women-in-marlins-front-office

Zipay’s dream of girls’ pro baseball league taking shape

Zipay’s dream of girls’ pro baseball league taking shape
— Read on www.heraldtribune.com/story/sports/2021/04/05/sue-zipay-girls-pro-baseball-league-taking-shape-all-american-girls-professional-baseball/7069204002/

Women take on increasing role in game of baseball

There have been a lot of “firsts” for women in baseball recently; first female GM, first Major League coach and first Black female coach. Though it may seem like the glass ceiling is just now being shattered, women have been breaking it for years.
Women’s baseball is not new. Founded
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/women-take-on-increasing-role-in-game-of-baseball

Women’s sports can do at least one thing men’s can’t, experts say: Get bigger

Women’s sports can do at least one thing men’s can’t, experts say: Get bigger

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/04/01/womens-sports-growth-ratings-business/

From MLB to NFL: What women can offer men’s sports – CSMonitor.com

When women take the field as officials, they stretch the bounds of society’s perceptions of what women can do.
— Read on www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/From-the-Editor/2021/0401/Covering-the-bases-What-women-offer-men-s-sports

Opening day: More women are coaching men’s baseball and other sports – CSMonitor.com

As baseball marks opening day, more women are moving into coaching in men’s professional leagues. It could change the future of sports.
— Read on www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2021/0401/Breaking-grass-ceilings-Why-more-women-are-coaching-men-s-teams

From humble beginnings to ambitious plans – the story of Baseball Ireland

Ireland competed in their first-ever international baseball match at the 1996 European Championships held in Hull, England.
— Read on punditarena.com/irish-sport/thepateam/john-dillon-baseball-ireland/

Press release: MLB commits $5 million to Boys & Girls Clubs of America to celebrate 25th anniversary of charitable partnership

Major League Baseball (MLB) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced a five-year renewal, through 2025, to celebrate the partnership’s 25th anniversary. MLB has committed $5 million to Boys & Girls Clubs to support grant funding toward growing participation of youth baseball & softball, workforce development &
— Read on www.mlb.com/press-release/press-release-mlb-commits-5-million-to-boys-girls-clubs-of-america-to-celebrate-

Major Fest streaming on MLB social channels

Being a baseball fan doesn’t only have to be about following what happens between the white lines. There’s also a vast world to explore around the sport — the gaming, the fashion, the music, the ballpark food, the collecting and more. You can immerse yourself in this world on Opening
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/major-fest-streaming-on-mlb-social-channels

MLB Network Women in Baseball conversation recap

Kim Ng is four months into her tenure as general manager of the Marlins, but the attention her historic hire drew has yet to fade into the background. Ng understands that part — as the first woman GM hired among any of the four major sports, this was a very
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/mlb-network-women-in-baseball-conversation-recap

Women’s sports trailblazers: Legacy of Babe Didrikson Zaharias | khou.com

Babe Didrikson Zaharias, who won medals in multiple sports on the national and globe stage, is still recognized one of the most accomplished women athletes today.
— Read on www.khou.com/article/news/local/htownrush/womens-sports-history-babe-didrikson-zaharias/285-91f702a4-188a-4120-910d-c8cac860ff06

Talking baseball and glass ceilings with New York Yankees hitting coach Rachel Balkovec | FOX Sports

Before Opening Day, Yankees minor league hitting coach Rachel Balkovec opens up about being a woman in MLB’s coaching ranks.
— Read on www.foxsports.com/stories/mlb/rachel-balkovec-new-york-yankees-minor-league-hitting-coach

Chinese Taipei’s women’s softball team to face men to prepare for Hangzhou 2022

Chinese Taipei’s women’s softball side is to lock horns with a men’s
team as they continue to prepare for the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games.
— Read on www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1106112/asian-games-chinese-taipei-softball

Miami Marlins GM Kim Ng ready for 2021 MLB Opening Day | Miami Herald

The Miami Marlins made history hiring Kim Ng as general manager. With Opening Day here, she’s now tasked with continuing the team’s upward trajectory.
— Read on www.miamiherald.com/sports/mlb/miami-marlins/article250276750.html

The Washington Post Supreme Court skeptical of NCAA’s case for withholding benefits fr om student athletes

The Washington Post Opinions | Misgendering students is not ‘academic freedom.’ It ’s an abuse of power.

Lyndhurst’s Jorge ready to make history as college baseball player – The Observer Online

https://www.theobserver.com/2021/03/lyndhursts-jorge-ready-to-make-history-as-college-baseball-player/

Miami Marlins GM Kim Ng says ‘Failure is not an option for me’

https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/31166983/miami-marlins-gm-kim-ng-says-failure-not-option-me

Opinion | Fay Vincent: The arrival of female MLB umpires is overdue – The Washington Post

The NFL and NBA have women referees. Why is MLB umping still a men-only affair?
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/03/29/why-has-so-little-effort-been-made-bring-women-into-mlb-umpire-ranks/

College sports cuts fuel lawsuits claiming schools violate Title IX – The Washington Post

The lawsuits have exposed the ways colleges across the country have for years gamed gender equity laws.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/03/25/college-sports-cuts-title-ix/

Lisa Hart takes over as Rockingham County Baseball League’s first female commissioner | Breeze TV | breezejmu.org

Lisa Hart takes over as Rockingham County Baseball League’s first female commissioner | Breeze TV | breezejmu.org
— Read on www.breezejmu.org/content/tncms/live/

Girls on the Run has helped girls find paths to success for 25 years

Girls on the Run has helped girls find paths to success for 25 years

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost/girls-on-the-run-has-helped-girls-find-paths-to-success-for-25-years/2021/03/24/69c406a4-7c95-11eb-a976-c028a4215c78_story.html

Yankees’ Jean Afterman Discuss The Future of Women in MLB | Moose & Maggie

Moose & Maggie are joined by Yankees’ Senior VP/Assistant GM Jean Afterman to talk Women in Major League Baseball. Watch the full video on WFAN’s Youtube channel.
— Read on news.yahoo.com/yankees-jean-afterman-discuss-future-163743640.html

Jean Afterman reflects on her path to Yankees front office

Jean Afterman reflects on her path to the Yankees front office and the growth of women in baseball, which has been highlighted by Kim Ng as the Marlins GM.
— Read on www.radio.com/wfan/sports/yankees/jean-afterman-reflects-on-her-path-to-yankees-front-office

Rafters front office makes history, blazes a new trail in the Northwoods League

Hannah Jurgens and Chloe de Vries came to the Rafters as interns in 2018, now they make up the only majority female front office in Northwoods League history.
— Read on www.wsaw.com/2021/03/22/rafters-front-office-makes-history-blazes-a-new-trail-in-the-northwoods-league/

Former Astros Farmhand López Named GB Women’s Head Coach – Great Britain, News – British National Teams, Women’s Baseball – Mister Baseball

Press release and graphic from the British Baseball Federation. It has been edited for style and clarity.  Great Britain Baseball
— Read on www.mister-baseball.com/gb-lopez/

Sheffield’s Taylor Tabbed as First GB Women’s Pitching Coach – Great Britain, News – British National Teams, Women’s Baseball – Mister Baseball

The following adapated from a press release from the British Baseball Federation, which supplied the graphic. GB Baseball is excited
— Read on www.mister-baseball.com/gb-taylor/

More Steals, No Shifts and Robot Umps: ‘Our Fans Want the Action’

More Steals, No Shifts and Robot Umps: ‘Our Fans Want the Action’

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/20/sports/baseball/rule-changes-shifts-steals.html?referringSource=articleShare

Beth Mowins will become the first woman to call play-by-play for the Cubs on Saturday – Bleed Cubbie Blue

And she joined us for the latest episode of Cuppa Cubbie Blue
— Read on www.bleedcubbieblue.com/2021/3/19/22337314/beth-mowins-first-woman-play-by-play-cubs-cuppa-cubbie-blue-podcast

Huckabay revives baseball program after 10 years

The Huckabay Indians took to the baseball field for the first time in 10 years Friday night, a season later than expected.
— Read on www.reporternews.com/story/sports/local/big-country/2021/03/19/huckabay-indians-tx-high-school-baseball-new-program-restart-head-coach-wes-corzine/4775967001/

Unfiltered: Women in the C-Suite | 03/18/2021 | MLB.com

5 of MLB’s highest-ranking female executives discuss their journeys to the top + the future for women in baseball. Hosted by Lauren Shehadi
— Read on www.mlb.com/video/unfiltered-women-in-the-c-suite-2654

This Summer, a New Smithsonian Exhibition Takes You Inside Béisbol | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian Magazine

At the American History Museum, cover all the bases with Latino ballplayers
— Read on www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/inside-beisbol-180977165/

First girl on Deerfield Beach High varsity baseball team – South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Janelle Calvet has become the first girl in the history of Deerfield Beach High School to make the varsity baseball team.
— Read on www.sun-sentinel.com/community/pier-review/fl-cn-deerfield-high-baseball-janelle-20210318-f3mjeyrtdnecjevfxxo6oxayd4-story.html

Women’s History Month talk with Suzyn Waldman

When we talk about women in baseball, and beyond that, any other underrepresented group in the sports world overall, one of the most important concepts, to me, is representation. This is powered by the idea that if you can see it, you can be it. Representation makes the trailblazers, the
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/women-s-history-month-talk-with-suzyn-waldman

Missouri dad’s testimony against transgender sports ban goes viral: ‘Let them have the ir childhoods’

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/03/18/missouri-father-transgender-bill-video/

Missouri dad’s testimony against transgender sports ban goes viral: ‘Let them have their childhoods’

Women and diversity in MLB panel

Without question, women are making their mark in Major League Baseball. Kim Ng, the highest-profile example, is in her first year as the general manager of the Marlins. She is putting together a competitive team for the 2021 season, and there’s no doubt the NL East is not taking the
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/women-and-diversity-in-mlb-panel

Tai appears set for confirmation as top U.S. trade negotiator

Tai appears set for confirmation as top U.S. trade negotiator

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/03/17/tai-trade-biden/