Jessica Mendoza has been a revelation on Dodgers broadcasts – Los Angeles Times

https://www.latimes.com/sports/dodgers/story/2022-04-26/column-elliott-jessica-mendoza-finding-a-home-in-dodgers-broadcast-booth

Brisbee: The Giants are right about the unwritten rules, but they’re taking a risk – The Athletic

https://theathletic.com/3271190/2022/04/25/brisbee-the-giants-are-right-about-the-unwritten-rules-but-theyre-taking-a-risk/?source=dailyemail&campaign=601983

Baseball’s New Roster Move: Women Coaches on the Field – WSJ

https://www.wsj.com/articles/female-coaches-rachel-balkovec-alyssa-nakken-11650888069

Opinion | I’m a minor-league pitcher. Why can’t baseball pay a living wage? – The Washington Post

Is that worth it for a shot at a dream? Absolutely. But is it fair? Absolutely not.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/04/25/minor-league-baseball-should-pay-living-wage/

Brandon Belt and the Giants Are Writing Their Own Rules – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/24/sports/baseball/brandon-belt-giants.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage§ion=Sports

Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy’s Katie Pase breaks baseball gender barrier | Centre Daily Times

Katie Pase made history for Saint Joseph’s Academy baseball on April 9, becoming the first female starter for its baseball team. She also became the first girl to play baseball in program history.
— Read on www.centredaily.com/sports/high-school/article260534167.html

Low Numbers Lead Softball Foursome to Bolster Bellaire Baseball

Things were pretty straight forward last spring for Bella Huffman, Karysn Fischer, Alex Dawson and Brooklynn Clark.
Huffman played third base the Bellaire Eagles. Fisher was a designated hitter and outfielder. Dawson regularly played outfield and catcher, and Clark handled second base.
— Read on secondhalf.mhsaa.com/topics/baseball/low-numbers-lead-softball-foursome-bolster-bellaire-baseball

First Female Baseball Pitcher Gets Caught by Her Husband – The Savannah …

https://youtu.be/6T9dIYtg2Os

Kelsie Whitmore makes Atlantic League debut as pinch runner – The Washington Post

Kelsie Whitmore pinch-ran for the Staten Island FerryHawks in their season opener Thursday night, becoming one of the first women to play in a league connected to Major League Baseball
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/kelsie-whitmore-makes-atlantic-league-debut-as-pinch-runner/2022/04/21/77f8285c-c1e7-11ec-b5df-1fba61a66c75_story.html

Like other women in baseball, Christina Whitlock has her own story to tell; ‘I’m right where I need to be’ in new job with Cardinals | STL Sports Page | timesnewspapers.com

Other women working in baseball have grabbed the national headlines this spring, but the Cardinals’ Christina Whitlock has her own story to tell. “I’m right where I need to be,”
— Read on www.timesnewspapers.com/content/tncms/live/

NFHS Learn | Interscholastic Education, Made Easy

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Learning Center is an education tool that offers courses to high school coaches, administrators, officials, students, and parents. It provides a variety of program initiatives that reach the 18,500 high schools and over 11 million students involved in athletic and activity programs.

— Read on nfhslearn.com/home/level1_certification

Because Elizabeth Benn is breaking up baseball’s old boys’ club

The High Park-bred pitcher is now one of the highest-ranking female executives in the MLB
— Read on torontolife.com/reasons-to-love-toronto-now/because-elizabeth-benn-is-breaking-up-baseballs-old-boys-club/

Leaders at NFHS Officials Consortium Suggest Changes in Attitudes, Behavior

https://www.nfhs.org/articles/leaders-at-nfhs-officials-consortium-suggest-changes-in-attitudes-behavior?ArtId=649273

Nine Greenfield star cousins lead Forreston baseball, softball powers

Three Greenfield cousins start on Forreston baseball team that is 82-5 in the NUIC since 2015.
— Read on www.rrstar.com/story/sports/high-school/baseball/2022/04/19/nine-greenfield-star-cousins-lead-forreston-baseball-softball-powers/7295998001/

Twins and Saints Hosting a Unique Tournament For Girls

The Twins and their triple-A affiliate the St. Paul Saints are partnering to host a unique baseball tournament for girls. The Twins and Saints plan to hold what is believed to be the state’s first-ever girls baseball tournament.
— Read on wjon.com/twins-and-saints-hosting-a-unique-tournament-for-girls/

Press release: Twins and Baseball For All announce plans for Minnesota’s first-ever Girls Baseball Tournament from June 11-12

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Continuing to empower the full potential of our youth, the Minnesota Twins, in partnership with Baseball For All and in collaboration with Triple-A affiliate the St. Paul Saints, today announced plans to hold what is believed to be the state’s first-ever girls baseball tournament. The “Baseball
— Read on www.mlb.com/press-release/press-release-twins-and-baseball-for-all-announce-plans-for-minnesota-s-first-ev

Make 2023 Jackie Robinson Day, 75th anniversary, special in Vero Beach

It was too bad Vero Beach baseball fans went through a third April 15 Jackie Robinson Day without a game. Renovations forced MLB to get creative.
— Read on www.tcpalm.com/story/opinion/columnists/laurence-reisman/2022/04/20/make-2023-jackie-robinson-day-75th-anniversary-special-vero-beach/7363593001/

Padecky: Alyssa Nakken’s example outshines the tired gripes about women in pro sports

The time has come to finally send adrift and never hear again of the demeaning words that were offered as criticism of allowing women into the mainline sports.
— Read on www.pressdemocrat.com/article/sports/padecky-alyssa-nakkens-example-outshines-the-tired-gripes-about-women-in/

Connie Morgan Bobblehead

Bobbleheads are high quality and produced by the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in conjunction with NegroLeaguesHistory.com The franchise began as the Miami Giants and evolved into the Ethiopian Clowns before landing in Indianapolis. Among the notable players were cross handed hitting shortstop named Hank
— Read on teambrownapparel.com/products/connie-morgan-bobblehead

Women of the Negro Leagues Bobblehead

Bobbleheads are high quality and produced by the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in conjunction with NegroLeaguesHistory.com The franchise began as the Miami Giants and evolved into the Ethiopian Clowns before landing in Indianapolis. Among the notable players were cross handed hitting shortstop named Hank
— Read on teambrownapparel.com/products/women-of-the-negro-leagues-bobblehead

Toni Stone Bobblehead

Bobbleheads are high quality and produced by the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in conjunction with NegroLeaguesHistory.com The franchise began as the Miami Giants and evolved into the Ethiopian Clowns before landing in Indianapolis. Among the notable players were cross handed hitting shortstop named Hank
— Read on teambrownapparel.com/products/toni-stone-bobblehead

Diamond Dreams – Women In Baseball – Unisex T-Shirt

Based on the popular exhibit from the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.This popular exhibit traces women’s roles in the game from 19th-century ballclubs to their present-day involvement – on the field and in baseball’s front offices and broadcast booths.The story is broken into three segments. In addition to the All-Am
— Read on teambrownapparel.com/products/diamond-dreams-women-in-baseball-unisex-t-shirt

AAGPBL Shirts & Apparel | Teambrown Apparel | All American Girls Professional Baseball League

All American Girls Professional Baseball League apparel, officially licensed by the AAGPBL player’s association – a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the History of the AAGPBL and supporting women and girls all across our country.
— Read on teambrownapparel.com/collections/aagpbl

Mamie “Peanut” Johnson Bobblehead

Bobbleheads are high quality and produced by the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in conjunction with NegroLeaguesHistory.com The franchise began as the Miami Giants and evolved into the Ethiopian Clowns before landing in Indianapolis. Among the notable players were cross handed hitting shortstop named Hank
— Read on teambrownapparel.com/products/mamie-peanut-johnson-bobblehead

Baseball For All National Girls Baseball Tournament | Baseball For All

Information about Baseball For All Nationals, a girls baseball tournament, taking place in summer 2022 in Windsor, Colorado.
— Read on baseballforall.com/nationals/

Twins unveil plans for 1st girls baseball tournament – KSTP.com Eyewitness News

The Twins have announced plans for what is believed to be Minnesota’s first-ever girls baseball tournament.
— Read on kstp.com/kstp-news/local-news/twins-unveil-plans-for-1st-girls-baseball-tournament/

Minnesota’s first-ever girls baseball tournament scheduled for June

The Minnesota Twins have announced what is believed to be the state’s first-ever girls baseball tournament.
— Read on www.fox9.com/sports/minnesotas-first-ever-girls-baseball-tournament-scheduled-june

Watch NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt Excerpt: Women taking on more MLB leadership positions – NBC.com

Watch NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt excerpt ‘Women taking on more MLB leadership positions’ on NBC.com
— Read on www.nbc.com/nbc-nightly-news/video/women-taking-on-more-mlb-leadership-positions/183909836

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Diagnoses and Interventions

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Diagnoses and Interventions
— Read on fasciatrainingacademy.com/product/thoracic-outlet-syndrome-course/

First String Little League offers mentorship, technology lessons through baseball – Illinois Newsroom

First String Little League offers mentorship, technology lessons through baseball – Illinois Newsroom
— Read on illinoisnewsroom.org/first-string-little-league-offers-mentorship-technology-lessons-through-baseball/

Siren Spotlight—a century of baseball for women in Australia – Siren

The Siren Spotlight series launched with a brilliant longread from Australia baseball star Amy McCann about the long and fascinating history of women’s baseball in Australia. 
— Read on sirensport.com.au/baseball/siren-spotlight-a-century-of-baseball-for-women-in-australia/

Marshawn Lynch, Macklemore become investors in NHL’s Seattle Kraken – The Washington Post

A star for many years with the Seahawks, the now-retired Lynch said it was “only right I continue to plant seeds and give back” to Seattle and join the ownership group of the NHL’s Kraken.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2022/04/18/marshawn-lynch-seattle-kraken-macklemore/

Cubs GM Carter Hawkins: 1st Woman MLB Manager ‘Matter of When,’ Not If – NBC Chicago

Cubs general manager Carter Hawkins can envision a woman managing a major-league team.
— Read on www.nbcchicago.com/news/sports/nbcsports/cubs-gm-carter-hawkins-1st-woman-mlb-manager-matter-of-when-not-if/2809628/

HIRING HOME RUN: Sammi Costello Named First Female General…

https://volumeone.org/articles/2022/04/18/294995-hiring-home-run-sammi-costello-named-first-female

Forgotten Fridays: Wendell Smith was denied the chance to make an MLB team, fueling a career that helped others – The Athletic

Smith’s baseball dreams were dashed, but he became a titan in sports journalism and dedicated himself to fighting for Black players’ rights.
— Read on theathletic.com/3236751/2022/04/15/forgotten-fridays-wendell-smith-jackie-robinson/

Trailblazer Series for young female players wraps up

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Juan Garciga bounced from diamond to diamond at the Jackie Robinson Training Complex, careful to plan his steps around who was stepping to the plate or taking the ball on the mound.
Back and forth, back and forth. A “nice swing” here, a conference behind the
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/trailblazer-series-for-young-female-players-wraps-up

Rachel Balkovec: Manager of the Tampa Tarpons – The New York Times

Rachel Balkovec outworked and out-studied the competition for years. Now, at the helm of the Tampa Tarpons, she is ready to change baseball, one player at a time.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2022/04/16/sports/baseball/rachel-balkovec-yankees-tarpons.html

Kim Ng delivers powerful message to young girls

MIAMI — Kim Ng had a simple message for the 96 girls that gathered in front of her Friday night. And considering the source, it couldn’t have been more powerful.
“Don’t let people tell you what you can’t do,” said Ng, the first female general manager in MLB history. “There’s
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/kim-ng-delivers-powerful-message-to-young-girls

Mo’ne Davis, AAGPBL legends reflect on Jackie Robinson

https://www.mlb.com/news/mo-ne-davis-aagpbl-legends-reflect-on-jackie-robinson

Simon: Alyssa Nakken, SF Giants setting example for girls and for boys

https://www.marinij.com/2022/04/14/simon-alyssa-nakken-sf-giants-not-just-setting-example-for-girls-its-for-boys-too/

Akron teacher is first woman to umpire Big Ten baseball game

https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/sports/college/big-10/2022/04/15/first-female-umpire-big-ten-baseball-game-kelly-dine-akron-teacher-hudson-resident-ohio-state/7312458001/

Archive: 2020 Trailblazer Of The Year: Alyssa Nakken – baseballamerica.com

Alyssa Nakken knows that hard work enabled her to become the first woman to be a uniformed coach in major league history— and that her hard work doesn’t end now.
— Read on www.baseballamerica.com/stories/2020-trailblazer-of-the-year-alyssa-nakken/

The First Woman to Coach on an MLB Field Was Deserved Better – InsideHook

Alyssa Nakken’s historic moment was soured by a remark from a Giants broadcaster and an Associated Press article that focused on her looks
— Read on www.insidehook.com/article/sports/alyssa-nakken-first-woman-mlb-coach

Alyssa Nakken becomes the first woman to coach on the field in MLB history : NPR

https://www.npr.org/2022/04/13/1092580996/alyssa-nakken-first-woman-baseball-san-francisco-giants

Alyssa Nakken Coaches First Base for San Francisco Giants – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/13/sports/baseball/alyssa-nakken-giants.html

Giants’ Alyssa Nakken becomes 1st MLB female coach on field

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alyssa Nakken was hard at work in the batting cage, just a few…
— Read on www.sfgate.com/sports/article/Giants-Alyssa-Nakken-becomes-1st-MLB-female-17077051.php

From the NHSI to the Boras, Orange County baseball teams playing elite competition – Orange County Register

Anaheim is in first place in the Orange League with a 4-0 record after two-game sweeps of Century and Savanna, likely the Colonists’ two top challengers in league. Jillian Albayati, a senior pitcher who is one of the few girls playing CIF-SS baseball, pitched a complete game in a win over Savanna. Anaheim is 12-8 overall and ranked No. 4 in CIF-SS Division 6
— Read on www.ocregister.com/2022/04/12/from-the-nhsi-to-the-boras-orange-county-baseball-teams-playing-elite-competition/

St. Mary’s College’s Skylar Kaplan is among 9 women playing varsity college baseball. There’s hope this is just a start. – Baltimore Sun

Skylar Kaplan, a Glen Burnie resident and North County graduate, has yet to make an appearance for St. Mary’s College, but coach Bernie Stratchko vowed, “her time is definitely coming soon.”
— Read on www.baltimoresun.com/sports/college/bs-sp-skylar-kaplan-st-marys-baseball-20220413-yejaltqmxbb63mb5v54xoyewj4-story.html

NYTimes.com: Shirley Spork, Teaching Pro and a Founder of the L.P.G.A., Dies at 94

Shirley Spork, Teaching Pro and a Founder of the L.P.G.A., Dies at 94

She was one of 13 women who founded the Ladies Professional Golf Association in 1950, though her legacy lay in her tutoring countless women, from duffers to fledgling pros.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/12/obituaries/shirley-spork-dead.html?smid=em-share

Alyssa Nakken 1st on-field woman coach in MLB history

https://www.mlb.com/news/alyssa-nakken-1st-on-field-woman-coach-in-mlb-history