Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Wikipedia

Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Wikipedia
— Read on en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Bader_Ginsburg

RBG (2018) – IMDb

Directed by Julie Cohen, Betsy West. With Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ann Kittner, Harryette Helsel, Stephen Wiesenfeld. The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
— Read on www.imdb.com/title/tt7689964/

A Mighty Girl | A Mighty Girl

The world’s largest collection of books and movies for smart, confident, and courageous girls
— Read on www.amightygirl.com/

Irena Sendler: The Woman Who Saved the Lives of 2,500 Jewish Children During the Holocaust | A Mighty Girl

Irena Sendler led a secret operation to successfully smuggle Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto, saving them from almost certain death
— Read on www.amightygirl.com/blog

Baseball Venla Karttunen started with a comrade, Kirittäret conquered the Finnish Championship gold medal again – Pledge Times

Koppari Ella Korpela was chosen as the best player.
— Read on pledgetimes.com/baseball-venla-karttunen-started-with-a-comrade-kirittaret-conquered-the-finnish-championship-gold-medal-again/

All-women team in Bharat helps world adopt AI

The team that won the 2016 US Baseball World Series relied on data that was analyzed and tagged by women in Metiabruz
— Read on www.livemint.com/news/business-of-life/all-women-team-in-bharat-helps-world-adopt-ai-11600618195996.html

JCCSF – Girls Who Run the World

JCCSF – Girls Who Run the World
— Read on www.jccsf.org/events/arts-ideas/ondemand/2019-2020-season/girls-who-run-the-world/

The Women’s Game – Australia’s Home of Women’s Sport News

The Women’s Game – Australia’s Home of Women’s Sport News
— Read on thewomensgame.com/

Boob Armour a necessity in player safety – FTBL | The home of football in Australia – The Women’s Game – Australia’s Home of Women’s Sport News

Boob Armour a necessity in player safety – FTBL | The home of football in Australia – The Women’s Game – Australia’s Home of Women’s Sport News
— Read on thewomensgame.com/news/boob-armour-a-necessity-in-player-safety-553486

Softball News: Baseball Star Makes Big Splash In High School

Former Little League baseball star Abigail Steffen shines brightly as a standout freshman on her high school’s varsity softball team.
— Read on www.calisportsnews.com/softball-news-baseball-star/

Obituary of Betty Caywood Bushman, Kansas City A’s announcer | The Kansas City Star

Betty Caywood Bushman, who was the first full-time female baseball broadcaster with the Kansas City A’s, has died at the age of 89. She was a MLB trailblazer.
— Read on www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article245764980.html

Carey Schueler – in a league of her own

Lamorinda Weekly is a weekly community newspaper for Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda in California USA. 26,600 printed copies delivered to 23,000 houses or 65,000 people.
— Read on www.lamorindaweekly.com/archive/issue1415/Carey-Schueler-in-a-league-of-her-own.html

Reinas Baseball Is Teaching The Game To Women In East Harlem – NY Sports Day

Reinas Baseball Is Teaching The Game To Women In East Harlem – NY Sports Day
— Read on www.nysportsday.com/2020/09/15/reinas-baseball-is-teaching-the-game-to-women-in-east-harlem/

Lyndhurst’s Jorge enjoys old-time baseball game – The Observer Online

Lyndhurst’s Jorge enjoys old-time baseball game – The Observer Online
— Read on www.theobserver.com/2020/09/lyndhursts-jorge-enjoys-old-time-baseball-game/

2nd Annual Women in Baseball Conference: Being a Black Woman is my Superpower Panel Recap – SPORTS AGENT BLOG

2nd Annual Women in Baseball Conference: Being a Black Woman is my Superpower Panel Recap – SPORTS AGENT BLOG
— Read on sportsagentblog.com/2020/09/14/2nd-annual-women-in-baseball-conference-being-a-black-woman-is-my-superpower-panel-recap/

Former Women’s Pro Baseball Player Dreams of a Girls Baseball League in SWFL and Beyond | WGCU PBS & NPR for Southwest Florida

Englewood resident Sue Zipay played for the Rockford Peaches in 1953 and ‘54 as part of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. That was the team featured in the 1992 film A League of Their Own. Now, she is hoping to help instigate the creation of a girls baseball league here in Southwest Florida. And she dreams of a future that includes professional women’s baseball in the U.S.
— Read on news.wgcu.org/show/gulf-coast-life/2020-09-14/former-womens-pro-baseball-player-dreams-of-a-girls-baseball-league-in-swfl-and-beyond

‘Don’t let anyone tell you you can’t’: Amira Hondras, 12, is the 1st girl selected to the White Sox ACE program – Chicago Tribune

Amira Hondras received congratulatory messages from Mo’ne Davis and Jessica Mendoza for becoming the first girl to make the Chicago White Sox ACE team.
— Read on www.chicagotribune.com/sports/white-sox/ct-chicago-white-sox-amira-hondras-ace-program-20200912-r5uoi4emynbddavzt2jtv4kfdm-story.html

This Woman Surfed the Biggest Wave of the Year – The Atlantic

Here’s why you probably haven’t heard about it.
— Read on www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/09/maya-gabeira-surfed-biggest-wave-year/616216/

Abbotsford, B.C. pitcher throws some serious heat at performance camp | CTV News

With summer winding down and COVID-19 restrictions slowly being lifted on amateur sports, there is a new baseball season starting this fall, and one player is rising above the competition.
— Read on bc.ctvnews.ca/abbotsford-b-c-pitcher-throws-some-serious-heat-at-performance-camp-1.5102025

Female athletes from Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and P.E.I. pursuing their passion for sport on male teams | Regional-Sports | Sports | The Chronicle Herald

When the options for older baseball players started thinning out for 15-year-old Avery Smith of Springhill, N.S. she joined a boys’ Pee Wee AAA team in Truro, N.S. at the age of 12. To her, it was about continuing with the sport she loved.
— Read on www.thechronicleherald.ca/sports/regional-sports/female-athletes-from-newfoundland-nova-scotia-and-pei-pursuing-their-passion-for-sport-on-male-teams-495767/

Almanac – Friday 9/11/20 | KALW

Today is Women’s Baseball Day…
— Read on www.kalw.org/post/almanac-friday-91120

List of college teams cut because of pandemic passes 230

NCAA and NAIA athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic through Sept. 10. This list has been updated with Minnesota (x-denotes…
— Read on apnews.com/f215213a3f59b69a5e53e9d6d6cad6fe

Bangladesh Ansar champs in Nat’l Women’s Baseball

Bangladesh Ansar champs in Nat’l Women’s Baseball
— Read on m.thedailynewnation.com/news/262782/bangladesh-ansar-champs-in-natl-womens-baseball

NAFF to induct six women in Walk of Fame | News | indianagazette.com

Gera (1931-1992) was the first female umpire in professional baseball. She retired after one game, citing the resentment of other umpires.

Born in Ernest, Gera made her pro umpiring debut on June 23, 1972.
— Read on www.indianagazette.com/content/tncms/live/

The Woman Taking Over TikTok at the Toughest Time – The New York Times

Vanessa Pappas is keeping a focus on the app’s community of creators and users as it deals with pressure from President Trump, Beijing and a possible sale.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2020/09/11/technology/tiktok-vanessa-pappas-bytedance.html

Yellowbrick, Traction Join Forces To Support Black Girls Code 09/14/2020

Yellowbrick, Traction Join Forces To Support Black Girls Code – 09/14/2020
— Read on www.mediapost.com/publications/article/355644/

49ers’ coach Bill Walsh was also a racial justice genius

49ers coach Bill Walsh added to his legacy 35 years ago with the creation of an internship program for aspiring minority coaches
— Read on www.mercurynews.com/2020/09/11/why-bill-walshs-fight-to-integrate-nfl-coaching-was-another-form-of-genius/

List of college teams cut because of pandemic passes 230 – The Washington Post

Associated Press research finds that colleges in the three NCAA divisions and the NAIA have eliminated at least 233 sports programs because of budget problems blamed on the coronavirus outbreak
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/colleges/list-of-college-teams-cut-because-of-pandemic-passes-230/2020/09/10/66dc9944-f3ae-11ea-8025-5d3489768ac8_story.html

Rockford University Holding Second Annual Women in Baseball Conference – https://sabr.org/women-in-baseball-conference/

https://sabr.org/women-in-baseball-conference/
— Read on wrex.com/2020/09/10/rockford-university-holding-second-annual-women-in-baseball-conference/

Citi CEO Jane Fraser offers a lesson in diversifying leaders — Quartz at Work

Wall Street has a long history of deeming women “not quite ready” for their big break.
— Read on qz.com/work/1902062/citi-ceo-jane-fraser-offers-a-lesson-in-diversifying-leaders/

A transgender referee forges her path in America’s heartland – Outsports

“The beautiful game” gave Missourian Jacqueline Harper-Grubb a play to be a ref and make her voice heard.
— Read on www.outsports.com/2020/9/9/21423164/jacqueline-harper-grubb-soccer-trans-athlete-youth-transgender-rights-transphobia-podcast

Cleveland Indians talking to MLB about honoring Black trailblazer Larry Doby by wearing No. 14 – cleveland.com

Cleveland Indians talking to MLB about honoring Black trailblazer Larry Doby by wearing No. 14 – cleveland.com
— Read on www.cleveland.com/tribe/2020/09/cleveland-indians-talking-to-mlb-about-honoring-black-trailblazer-larry-doby-by-wearing-no14.html

Kerri Walsh Jennings criticized for Instagram post on not wearing mask – The Washington Post

The three-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist described a recent shopping trip in which she did not wear a mask as a ‘little exercise in being brave.’
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2020/09/09/kerri-walsh-jennings-mask-criticism/

Better Days 2020 and other groups move to include more women in history lessons – The Lily

“We have an obligation to correct this.”
— Read on www.thelily.com/behind-the-growing-movement-to-add-more-women-to-history-lessons/

Did the suffrage movement have a race problem? – The Lily

Watch the second episode of ‘The Fight: How American Women Won the Right to Vote.’
— Read on www.thelily.com/how-racism-tore-apart-the-early-womens-suffrage-movement/

SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference – The 2nd annual Women in Baseball Conference will take place this weekend and is sponsored by SABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center, and hosted by Rockford University. SPORTS AGENT BLOG

SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference – SPORTS AGENT BLOG
— Read on sportsagentblog.com/2020/09/09/sabr-iwbc-women-in-baseball-conference/

“The 2nd annual Women in Baseball Conference will take place this weekend and is sponsored by SABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center, and hosted by Rockford University.

This year’s conference will be a virtual event centered around the theme “Celebrating African American Women in Baseball.” 

In addition to learning about topics such as the Dolly Vardens, Maud Nelson, Tillie Ford, the Hagerstown Mollys, and much more, there will also be a celebration of the Negro Leagues Centennial on Saturday night, with a special design unveiling for an outdoor pylon. The celebration will be followed by an announcement of the 2020 Dorothy Seymour Mills Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

The featured speaker on Friday night will be Lauren Meyer, Emmy Award-nominated director of The Other Boys of Summer.

The conference will also have a Player Panel on Saturday morning with MLB’s Elizabeth Benn, Rachel Folden of the Chicago Cubs, Team Canada’s Marika Lyszczyk, Bianca Smith from Carroll University, and Madison Femia.

‘We are so excited for this conference to start on Friday. There is such a great lineup of speakers including a panel from MLB, Lauren Meyer our keynote speaker and a Sunday discussion with Lonnie Murray, Jacara Ware and Maacah Scott. All are welcome and can register at www.sabr.org‘ said Leslie Heaphy. 

Here is the schedule of events for the 2020 SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference…:”

Neighborhood travel guide: The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel

This region of Southwest Florida is full of places to explore. From urban centers to uninhabited barrier islands, our travel guide has the info you need.
— Read on matadornetwork.com/read/neighborhood-travel-guide-beaches-fort-myers-sanibel/

Fireballing 15-year-old makes statement with 83 m.p.h. fastball | CBC News

Raine Padgham’s pitch was possibly one of the hardest ever thrown by a female player — and almost certainly the hardest ever thrown by a 15-year-old.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/abbotsford-bc-teenager-baseball-83-mph-fastball-1.5715202

Ms. Foundation for Women

The Ms. Foundation for Women is a nonprofit foundation building women’s collective power for social, economic and reproductive justice.
— Read on forwomen.org/

IDEO.org is a nonprofit design studio | IDEO.org

IDEO.org is tackling poverty through human-centered design. We partner with organizations and communities to design products
and services that disrupt…
— Read on www.ideo.org/programs/billion-girls-colab

Opinion | Move Aside, Mr. Trump. These Women Have More Money and Better Ideas. – The New York Times

The president’s target du jour, Laurene Powell Jobs, isn’t the only woman with a vast fortune making meaningful change.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2020/09/08/opinion/trump-powell-jobs-atlantic.html

Canadian soccer player Rebecca Quinn comes out as transgender.

Quinn is one of the most prominent North American athletes to come out as transgender.
— Read on sports.yahoo.com/canadian-wnt-player-comes-out-as-transgender-015540946.html

Abbotsford’s pink-haired pitching phenom throws 83 mph fastball – Victoria News

Baseball prodigy Raine Padgham records impressive throwing speed at recent Baseball BC camp
— Read on www.vicnews.com/sports/abbotsfords-pink-haired-pitching-phenom-throws-83-mph-fastball/

86-year-old Sue Zipay wants to start a women’s baseball league

86-year-old Sue Zipay wants to start a women’s baseball league in our three-county area and is sending up a trial balloon to gauge interest.
— Read on www.heraldtribune.com/story/sports/2020/09/08/86-year-old-sue-zipay-wants-start-girls-baseball-league/5740216002/

Playing ball like a girl: Local baseball players begin fall season with all-girls team | HF Chronicle

Playing ball like a girl: Local baseball players begin fall season with all-girls team | HF Chronicle
— Read on www.hfchronicle.com/article/2020/sep/08/playing-ball-girl-local-baseball-players-begin-fall-season-all-girls-team

Queen of Diamonds: Japanese Women’s Baseball League’s star pitcher Ayami Sato — Assembly | Malala Fund

Meet the best women’s baseball player in the world.
— Read on assembly.malala.org/stories/ayami-sato-japanese-baseball-player

Caster Semenya Can’t Defend Olympic Title Unless She Lowers Testosterone, Court Rules

The Olympic gold medalist runner lost her appeal against running’s governing body after a two year legal battle.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/lisettevoytko/2020/09/08/caster-semenya-cant-defend-olympic-title-unless-she-lowers-testosterone-court-rules/

Apply To Be a High School Official!

Make a difference in your community and become a high school official. #BecomeAnOfficial
— Read on highschoolofficials.com/

Colleges should offer a major in sports. It could solve some problems. – The Washington Post

We’ve taken one of the most critical fields of human learning and dumbed it down with our own prejudices and guilt.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2020/09/07/college-sports-major/

NCAA rules allow White students and coaches to profit off labor of Black ones, study finds – The Washington Post

Although sports revenue nearly doubled during the study period, the players “risking their health and safety” have not seen a comparable increase in benefits, data show.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/09/07/ncaa-student-athletes-pay-equity/