Women In Baseball: Katie Krall Focuses On The Big Picture


She’s the Investor Guru for Online Creators – The New York Times


Gail Omvedt, Sociologist, Dies at 81 – The New York Times


Japan Needs More Tech Workers. Can It Find a Place for Women? – The New York Times


Women in Technology Register for GHC | Grace Hopper Celebration


Little League World Series: Texas catcher Ella Bruning only girl to compete in 2021 – Sports Illustrated


Yankees hitting coach Rachel Balkovec is a trailblazer for generations – Pinstripe Alley


The girl of summer | The Valley Breeze


Schools, Students Taking Necessary Steps to Participate in Sports, Performing Arts

Schools, Students Taking Necessary Steps to Participate in Sports, Performing Arts
— Read on editor.ne16.com/vo/

Zara Rutherford, Teenage Aviator, Tries to Fly the World Solo – The New York Times

Zara Rutherford, 19, left Belgium last week and plans to complete her journey by early November. Bad weather may be the biggest obstacle.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/world/zara-rutherford-pilot.html

Kathy Hochul Interview: ‘I Feel a Heavy Weight of Responsibility’ – The New York Times

Ms. Hochul sat down with The New York Times for her first one-on-one interview after becoming New York’s first female governor.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/nyregion/kathy-hochul-interview.html

Few Women Ascend Japan’s Corporate Ladder. Is Change Finally Coming? – The New York Times

Only 6 percent of board seats at Japanese companies are held by women. After years of unkept promises, these businesses are now facing pressure both at home and abroad to diversify.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/business/women-japan-companies.html

OnBoard K.K. provides trainings to Japanese female board member candidates and corresponding matching services with Japanese companies.

OnBoard K.K. utilizes its extensive professional network to place female Board candidates in the right companies, while also offering training to both candidates and sitting female directors and statutory auditors. OnBoard K.K. recognizes that diverse corporate boards make for profitable companies and a stronger Japan.
— Read on onboardkk.com/en/

LLWS star Mo’ne Davis cheering on Ella Bruning, Abilene, Texas team

Mo’ne Davis, a star pitcher at the 2014 Little League World Series, is working as an analyst for ESPN’s KidsCast.
— Read on www.freep.com/story/sports/2021/08/22/llws-star-mone-davis-cheering-ella-bruning-abilene-texas-team/8236046002/

All-girls youth baseball team finishes second in national tournament – Del Mar Times

The all-girls San Diego Mustangs under-12 baseball team recently returned from a tournament in Aberdeen, Maryland, after finishing second place in a tournament held by Baseball for All.
— Read on www.delmartimes.net/sports/story/2021-08-24/all-girls-youth-baseball-team-finishes-second-in-national-tournament

Who is Ella Bruning? Meet the 20th girl to play in the Little League World Series | Sporting News

Bruning became the third girl to rack up a pair of hits in a single game to help Texas win against Washington earlier in the Little League World Series.
— Read on www.sportingnews.com/us/mlb/news/ella-bruning-little-league-world-series/x25j1mpvmop21w4c7mypn32co

Ella Bruning is an outstanding baseball player for Texas | News, Sports, Jobs – Williamsport Sun-Gazette

The strike three pitch bounced in the dirt and started rolling away. The Abilene, Texas catcher shot out of her position like a jack in the box and sprinted tow
— Read on www.sungazette.com/sports/2021/08/ella-bruning-is-an-outstanding-baseball-player-for-texas/

Justine Siegal: The woman making girls in baseball the norm – Sports Illustrated

Barrier-breaking former A’s coach Justine Siegal is trying to level the playing field for girls who want to play baseball. Her next goal: making women’s baseball an NCAA sport.
— Read on www.si.com/

Women, the Yankees, and baseball’s future – Pinstripe Alley

We need to talk about women in baseball.
— Read on www.pinstripealley.com/2021/8/21/22634975/yankees-women-baseball-future-outlook-rachel-balkovec-suzyn-waldman-jean-afterman

West Florence’s Anya Bergfeld still playing baseball for love of the game | College | scnow.com

FLORENCE, S.C. − Late July, to celebrate National Women in Baseball Week, rising West Florence senior Anya Bergfeld pitched to Florence’s Coastal Plain League baseball team (then the RedWolves, now
— Read on scnow.com/content/tncms/live/

Ella Bruning: 5 things to know about Abilene, TX LLWS baseball player

When she takes the field at the Little League World Series with her team from Abilene, Ella Bruning will be the 20th girl to play in the tournament.
— Read on www.reporternews.com/story/sports/2021/08/19/ella-bruning-little-league-world-series-texas-baseball-wylie-abilene-softball-player/8196311002/

Baseball game for our women team in Louisville | Paris Saint-Germain

Baseball game for our women team in Louisville | Paris Saint-Germain
— Read on en.psg.fr/teams/womens-team/content/baseball-game-for-our-women-team-in-louisville-paris-saint-germain-2021-2022

Olivia Moultrie, 15, scores first pro goal as Portland Thorns reach WICC final | Women’s football | The Guardian

Fifteen-year-old Olivia Moultrie scored her first professional goal on a free kick and Portland went on to defeat Houston in the WICC semi-finals
— Read on www.theguardian.com/football/2021/aug/19/olivia-moultrie-first-goal-portland-thorns-lyon

Amplifying the voices of Afghan girls and women

Amplifying the voices of Afghan girls and women
— Read on mailchi.mp/malala/amplifying-the-voices-of-afghan-girls-and-women

Rockford Peaches museum location would ignore park’s sports legacy besides baseball, advocates argue | CIProud.com

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Planning for the proposed Rockford Peaches museum at Beyer Stadium has hit a delay after claims that its location will infringe on the park’s athletic past, besides baseball. Two groups presented their case to the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday. The International Women’s Baseball Center wants to build a […]
— Read on www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/state-news/rockford-peaches-museum-location-would-ignore-locations-sports-legacy-besides-baseball-advocates-argue/

World Series Appearance Is Full Circle Moment For Baseball Beyond Borders Founder Bookie Gates – The Seattle Medium

According to Gates, for young African American boys in Seattle, baseball, unlike other sports, was not readily available nor was the opportunity to grow as a baseball player. Most baseball opportunities were relegated to mostly White neighborhoods leaving Black talent looking and searching for quality teams because teams within their own neighborhoods were very limited. Gates remembers his own experiences leaving friends to venture to the Eastside of Puget Sound to play and perfect his game.
— Read on seattlemedium.com/world-series-appearance-is-full-circle-moment-for-baseball-beyond-borders-founder-bookie-gates/

Former Solana Beach Little Leaguer receives scholarship – Del Mar Times

Torrey Pines High School graduate Brielle Carré, who learned recently that she received a $500 Solana Beach Little League scholarship, is headed to Roosevelt University in Chicago to play softball.
— Read on www.delmartimes.net/sports/story/2021-08-18/former-solana-beach-little-leaguer-receives-scholarship

Disagreement over placement of proposed women’s baseball museum in Rockford delays zoning vote

While both sides want a museum, they aren’t seeing eye to eye on exactly where it should go
— Read on wrex.com/2021/08/17/disagreement-over-placement-of-proposed-womens-baseball-museum-in-rockford-delays-zoning-vote/

Billie Jean King Wants Athletes to Follow the Money | The New Yorker

A conversation with the tennis pioneer about sexism, progress, mental health, and getting things done.
— Read on www.newyorker.com/culture/the-new-yorker-interview/billie-jean-king-wants-athletes-to-follow-the-money

Jaida Lee leads N.L. under-17 boys baseball team to win with her strong pitching performance | CBC News

Baseball player Jaida Lee, 15, can play just about any position on the diamond, but says there’s nothing like the thrill of staring down batters on the pitcher’s mound.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/jaida-lee-nl-baseball-pitching-1.6141159

Diamondbacks’ Tyler Gilbert throws no-hitter in first career start

Tyler Gilbert became the fourth pitcher to throw a no-hitter in his first big league start, lifting Arizona over the San Diego Padres 7-0 with the record-tying eighth no-hitter in the majors this season.
— Read on nypost.com/2021/08/15/diamondbacks-tyler-gilbert-throws-no-hitter-in-first-career-start/

Astrophysicist helps boost Oakland A’s pitching staff

The Oakland A’s have entrusted their rotation to Samantha Schultz, a 26-year-old front-office phenom and pitching analyst with a degree in astrophysics from nearby St. Mary’s College.
— Read on nypost.com/2021/08/14/female-astrophysicist-helps-boost-oakland-as-pitching-staff/

Hampton University’s Mo’ne Davis will return to Little League World Series as an ESPN analyst – The Virginian-Pilot

Davis, a softball player and communications major at Hampton University, in 2014 gained national fame as a pitcher for her Pennsylvania team. She became the first girl to toss a shutout in a Little League World Series game.
— Read on www.pilotonline.com/sports/college/hampton/vp-sp-davis-little-league-20210813-h476a5cfnzggrb6k3gopewntuq-story.html

Centenary Will Host First Women’s College Baseball Tourney | Hackettstown, NJ Patch

Centenary Will Host First Women’s College Baseball Tourney – Hackettstown, NJ – This weekend’s invitational, sponsored by Baseball For All, will be the first all-female college baseball tournament in history.
— Read on patch.com/new-jersey/hackettstown/centenary-will-host-first-womens-college-baseball-tourney

Topps 2021 Allen And Ginter Uses Celebrities To Expand Its Reach Beyond Baseball

Topps is betting on pop-culture celebrities to bring casual fans and collectors to its 2021 Allen and Ginter Baseball release.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/nickdiunte/2021/08/12/topps-2021-allen-and-ginter-uses-celebrities-to-expand-its-reach-beyond-baseball/

New Children’s Museum exhibit looks at baseball trailblazers

Basketball may be the first love for Hoosiers, but baseball has been an important piece of life in central Indiana for more than a century. Throughout that history, though, a group of hidden trailblazers has helped make the sport more accessible and open to all people, both in Indiana and throughout the U.S. From the
— Read on www.dailyjournal.net/2021/08/12/new_childrens_museum_exhibit_looks_at_baseball_trailblazers-2/

‘A League of Their Own’ – Bronx Times

On New York City baseball fields, girls in the five boroughs can be found honing their skills in a league of their own.
— Read on www.bxtimes.com/a-league-of-their-own/

Baseball Girl Gets a Revamp

Baseball Girl Gets a Revamp

— Read on stephanieverni.com/2021/08/05/baseball-girl-gets-a-revamp/

MLB’s Field Of Dreams Game And How Dyersville, Iowa, Prepared For It


Ella Bruning Baseball: Meet the Female Star LLWS Catcher From Texas | Fanbuzz

Little League catcher Ella Bruning is set to take over Williamsport after impressing some MLB players.
— Read on fanbuzz.com/high-school/ella-bruning-baseball/

Homewood girl leads team to baseball national championship | HF Chronicle

Homewood girl leads team to baseball national championship | HF Chronicle
— Read on www.hfchronicle.com/article/2021/aug/10/homewood-girl-leads-team-baseball-national-championship

On deck for Anchorage middle-school students: A brief baseball season – Anchorage Daily News

Practice will begin Aug. 19 and all of the games will happen in September.
— Read on www.adn.com/sports/2021/08/11/on-deck-for-anchorage-middle-school-students-a-brief-baseball-season/

The AMA says ‘male’ and ‘female’ sex labels should be removed from birth certificates – The Lily

Assigning sex at birth, the authors wrote, “fails to recognize the medical spectrum of gender identity.”
— Read on www.thelily.com/remove-male-and-female-from-birth-certificates-heres-why-the-countrys-largest-group-of-physicians-recommends-it/

Nelly Korda’s Heart of (Olympic) Gold

Ranked No. 1 in the world, Korda became the first golfer—woman or man—to win a major and Olympic gold in the same year.
— Read on www.sporttechie.com/nelly-korda-golf-tokyo-olympics-gold-medal-whoop-data

A Record Number of Women Now Playing College Baseball with Even More to Come with Groundbreaking Initiative – Digital Journal

A Record Number of Women Now Playing College Baseball with Even More to Come with Groundbreaking Initiative – Digital Journal
— Read on www.digitaljournal.com/pr/a-record-number-of-women-now-playing-college-baseball-with-even-more-to-come-with-groundbreaking-initiative

St. John’s Girl Pitches Sole Win for U17 Boys Team at Atlantic Baseball Showcase | VOCM

A 15-year-old girl from St. John’s pitched the only win for the Under-17 boys provincial baseball team this pa…
— Read on vocm.com/2021/08/11/141182/

Female ‘hotshot’ firefighters want action on reproductive health risks | US news | The Guardian

A system ‘built for men’ exposes women to chemicals that have been linked to miscarriage, birth defects and slowed fetal growth
— Read on www.theguardian.com/society/2021/aug/11/female-wildfire-fighters-reproductive-health-risk

Precautions Should Be in Place to Prevent Heat-related Deaths in High School Sports and Other Activities

Precautions Should Be in Place to Prevent Heat-related Deaths in High School Sports and Other Activities
— Read on editor.ne16.com/vo/

Coaches charged with murder over US teenage player’s heatstroke death

Coaches charged with murder over US teenage player’s heatstroke death

N.C.A.A. Will Not Punish Baylor for Sexual Assault Scandal – The New York Times

The N.C.A.A.’s decision came more than five years after Baylor’s efforts to cover up sexual assaults became public.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/08/11/sports/ncaafootball/ncaa-baylor-sexual-assault.html