AGM Notice 2021 | SWBL2019

AGM Notice 2021 | SWBL2019
— Read on www.swbl.org/agm2021

Bendigo Baseball Association launches women’s twilight series | Bendigo Advertiser | Bendigo, VIC

Bendigo Baseball Association is in full swing with the launch of its new women’s twilight baseball series. The series has been in the works for over a year, b…
— Read on www.bendigoadvertiser.com.au/story/7478571/bendigo-baseball-association-launches-new-womens-series/

Minor leaguers’ major win: MLB to provide housing for players

Starting next season, MLB teams will be required to provide housing for minor league players.Why it matters: “This is a historic victory,” Harry Marino, director of the nonprofit Advocates for Minor Leaguers, told ESPN. It’s also just the beginning of a fight for improved quality of life.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.State of play: Minor leaguers are expected to train year round while being paid roughly $15,000 per year on average — and that’s after a
— Read on news.yahoo.com/minor-leaguers-major-win-mlb-113624993.html

Stars Claim First Victory in Game Three of WNTDP Series | USA Baseball

USA Baseball
— Read on www.usabaseball.com/news/topic/general/stars-claim-first-victory-in-game-three-of-wntdp-series

USA Baseball launches Girls Camp, Women’s National Team Development Programme – WBSC – World Baseball Softball Confederation

USA Baseball launches Girls Camp, Women’s National Team Development Programme
— Read on www.wbsc.org/news/usa-baseball-launches-girls-camp-womens-national-team-development-programme

⚡Come along to the SWBL AGM – 5pm Sunday Oct 24 (online) ⚡

⚡Come along to the SWBL AGM – 5pm Sunday Oct 24 (online) ⚡
— Read on mailchi.mp/358fdb342e68/come-along-to-the-swbl-agm-5pm-sunday-oct-24-online

All-American Women’s Baseball Classic coming to Sarasota | Sarasota | Your Observer

There will also be a free clinic for local players at Ed Smith Stadium
— Read on www.yourobserver.com/article/all-american-womens-baseball-classic-coming-to-sarasota

Paige Sneddon | Mt. Lebanon HS, Pittsburgh, PA | MaxPreps

Check out Paige Sneddon’s high school sports timeline including game updates while playing softball at Mt. Lebanon High School from 2017 through 2019.
— Read on www.maxpreps.com/m/athlete/paige-sneddon/9Bj0aFejEeiAxvL2rdhhtw/default.htm

OneTeam Partners Adds Malaika Underwood as New SVP Licensing  | Business Wire

OneTeam Partners announced the hiring of longtime sports licensing executive Malaika Underwood as its new senior vice president of licensing.
— Read on www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200924005131/en/OneTeam-Partners-Adds-Malaika-Underwood-as-New-SVP-Licensing 

Amazin’ Avenue in Conversation: Gabby Vélez of Reinas Baseball – Amazin’ Avenue

The founder of Reinas Baseball joins the show to discuss their program and the upcoming Baseball for All tournament.
— Read on www.amazinavenue.com/2021/7/9/22569839/amazin-avenue-in-conversation-episode-30-gabby-velez-reinas-baseball

Women’s baseball opportunity | Wyndham

Women’s baseball opportunity | Wyndham
— Read on wyndham.starweekly.com.au/sport/womens-baseball-opportunity/

Centennial grad eyes women’s baseball breakthrough on World Cup team | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Denae Benites, who played high school baseball on the boys team at Centennial High, was one of 65 players invited to the MLB Breakthrough Series in Vero Beach, Florida.
— Read on www.reviewjournal.com/sports/sports-columns/ron-kantowski/centennial-grad-eyes-womens-baseball-breakthrough-on-world-cup-team-1697469/

Attagirl: Paloma Benach steps up to the plate – The Wilson Beacon

Freshman Paloma Benach is just like any other member of the Wilson boys JV baseball team, except for one thing: she’s not a boy. Benach started playing little league baseball when she was six years old, and quickly fell in love with the sport. When she was in seventh grade, she made Moose, the travel…
— Read on thewilsonbeacon.com/14485/sports/paloma-benach-knocks-it-out-of-the-park-on-jv-baseball-team/

USA Baseball Reveals 2021 Women’s National Team Development Program Roster | USA Baseball

USA Baseball
— Read on www.usabaseball.com/news/topic/womens/usa-baseball-reveals-2021-women-s-national-team-development-program-roster

Jillian Albayati stars at NYBC tournament

YAPHANK, N.Y. — This is the year Major League Baseball and USA Baseball introduced the Trailblazer Series to include girls in the game of baseball. Next week, Mo’ne Davis, perhaps the most well-known female baseball player, will be in Cincinnati to play in the Junior Boys RBI World Series.It all
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/jillian-albayati-stars-at-nybc-tournament-c244848862

Analy High junior Kaija Bazzano gets chance to show her stuff at Major League Baseball expo

Analy High junior Kaija Bazzano is one of 60 teen girls from North America invited to participate in MLB Grit, a showcase event this week for female high school baseball players.

— Read on www.pressdemocrat.com/article/sports/analy-high-junior-kaija-bazzano-gets-chance-to-show-her-stuff-at-major-leag/

MLB GRIT girls tour begins in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Kaija Bazzano is the only girl on her varsity baseball team at Analy High School in Sebastopol, Calif. She’s used to being one of the guys. On Saturday, she didn’t have to be.
Bazzano was one of approximately 40 girls who gathered at West Sunset Diamond to
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/mlb-grit-girls-tour-begins-in-san-francisco

Annual Salute to Women in Sports, tune in live Wednesday, 10/13 at 8:00pm EST

The Women’s Sports Foundation and Yahoo Sports proudly present the Annual Salute to Women in Sports, Wednesday, October 13 at 8pm ET. Hosted by softball legend and MLB analyst Jessica Mendoza, and featuring guests including WSF Founder Billie Jean King, Phaidra Knight, Meghan Duggan, Jordan Larson, Kaleo Maclay, Joe Torre, Julie Foudy, Tara VanDerveer and Allyson Felix, this virtual live broadcast event is built to inspire millions to embrace the power of sport and join the movement towards equality.
— Read on sports.yahoo.com/annual-salute-women-sports-tune-203859999.html

Natalie Land’s Journey to Becoming a UCF Hall of Famer – Black & Gold Banneret

UCF Softball alum Natalie Land gets inducted into UCF Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday.
— Read on www.blackandgoldbanneret.com/2021/10/8/22709953/natalie-land-journey-softball-ucf-knights-hall-of-fame

How the First Female Player in Portland Pickles History Helped Beat One of the Best Baseball Teams in Mexico — PORTLAND PICKLES

How the First Female Player in Portland Pickles History Helped Beat One of the Best Baseball Teams in Mexico — PORTLAND PICKLES
— Read on www.portlandpicklesbaseball.com/news/2021/10/5/how-the-portland-pickles-beat-the-best-team-in-mexican-professional-baseball

Temecula’s Kelsie Whitmore becomes first female baseball player for Portland Pickles | Valley News

Temecula’s Kelsie Whitmore becomes first female baseball player for Portland Pickles | Valley News
— Read on myvalleynews.com/blog/2021/10/08/temeculas-kelsie-whitmore-becomes-first-female-baseball-player-for-portland-pickles/

New Museum Showcases Tampa’s Rich Baseball History

The Tampa Baseball Museum at the Al Lopez House is located in Ybor City, a National Historic Landmark District just northeast of downtown Tampa. It is housed within the home Lopez was born and where he lived for about 50 years.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/tomlayberger/2021/10/07/new-museum-showcases-tampas-rich-baseball-history/

The Rundown: Red Sox Exec Raquel Ferreira as Cubs GM Candidate, Hoyer Expects Active Winter, Dodgers Eliminate Cardinals, ALDS Starts Tonight – Cubs Insider

The Rundown: Red Sox Exec Raquel Ferreira as Cubs GM Candidate, Hoyer Expects Active Winter, Dodgers Eliminate Cardinals, ALDS Starts Tonight – Cubs Insider
— Read on www.cubsinsider.com/2021/10/07/the-rundown-red-sox-exec-raquel-ferreira-as-cubs-gm-candidate-hoyer-expects-active-winter-dodgers-eliminate-cardinals-alds-starts-tonight/

Tiffany Fitzgerald of Black Girls Golf Is Teeing Off Against the Patriarchy

The Atlanta entrepreneur is making golf’s boys club a little more inclusive and normalizing the presence of black women on the course.
— Read on thestoryexchange.org/tiffany-fitzgerald-founder-black-girls-golf-teeing-off-against-patriarchy/

Claire Smith Center: Temple honors pioneering Black woman sports reporter – On top of Philly news

“It means a lot,” said a recent Klein College grad. “It makes you optimistic for the future.”
— Read on billypenn.com/2021/10/06/claire-smith-center-temple-black-women-sports-reporters/

Air Force Brigadier General visits Baylor’s Air Force ROTC | The Baylor Lariat

Air Force Brigadier General visits Baylor’s Air Force ROTC | The Baylor Lariat
— Read on baylorlariat.com/2021/10/05/air-force-brigadier-general-visits-baylors-air-force-rotc/

Newfoundland and Labrador names 2022 Canada Games baseball team; roster includes rising female star Jaida Lee | SaltWire

Jaida Lee has made a habit of being part of Baseball Newfoundland and Labrador provincial teams.

You can now add another to the list.

The 15-year-old from St. John’s is on the final roster for N.L.’s 2022 Canada Games baseball entry, the only
— Read on www.saltwire.com/atlantic-canada/sports/newfoundland-and-labrador-names-2022-canada-games-baseball-team-roster-includes-rising-female-star-jaida-lee-100641661/

WBSC cancels Women’s Baseball World Cup in Mexico over COVID-19 issues

The World Baseball Softball Confederation has cancelled two World Cup
tournaments in Mexico because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Read on www.insidethegames.biz/index.php/articles/1113800/wbsc-womens-baseball-off

For Bianca Smith, the time is now to pursue her goal of getting to Major League Baseball as a manager – cleveland.com

For Bianca Smith, the time is now to pursue her goal of getting to Major League Baseball as a manager – cleveland.com
— Read on www.cleveland.com/sports/2021/09/for-bianca-smith-time-is-now-to-work-on-getting-to-the-majors-as-manager.html

AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain Blazes Trail for RSNs With Female Leadership — in the Truck and in the Booth

This year in sports broadcasting has been notable for historic moments for women in the announce booth. During the baseball season, an Orioles-Rays game …
— Read on www.sportsvideo.org/2021/09/28/att-sportsnet-rocky-mountain-blazes-trail-for-rsns-with-female-leadership-in-the-truck-and-in-the-booth/

Kathleen Francis: Women In Sports and Events head is making an impact – Sports Illustrated

The national chair and president of Women In Sports and Events Kathleen Francis is set on making sure women hold prime positions in the sports business world.
— Read on www.si.com/

USA Baseball Names 2021 Women’s NTDP, Girls Camp Staffs | USA Baseball

USA Baseball
— Read on www.usabaseball.com/news/topic/general/usa-baseball-names-2021-women-s-ntdp-girls-camp-staffs

Kim Ng broke baseball’s glass ceiling. Now she has to fix one of the league’s worst teams – CNN

Miami Marlins GM Kim Ng faces not only trying to turn a team with a long history of struggles into a winning franchise, but also working under a different kind of scrutiny than her male peers.
— Read on www.cnn.com/2021/09/27/business/kim-ng-miami-marlins-risk-takers/index.html

I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him why he intentionally walked the bases loaded – A Hunt and Peck – Viva El Birdos

A rant.
— Read on www.vivaelbirdos.com/st-louis-cardinals-news-analysis-mlb/2021/9/22/22687986/im-just-a-girl-standing-in-front-of-a-boy-asking-him-why-he-intentionally-walked-the-bases-loaded

Women’s baseball with Leicester Diamonds – COOL AS LEICESTER

Are you looking to take up a new sport? Leicester Diamonds is the new baseball club set up for women/non-binary and is recruiting new players.
— Read on www.coolasleicester.co.uk/womens-baseball-leicester-diamonds/

Monarch girls win Baseball For All 14U national title | Valley News

Monarch girls win Baseball For All 14U national title | Valley News
— Read on myvalleynews.com/blog/2021/09/21/monarch-girls-win-baseball-for-all-14u-national-title/

Exclusive: ESPN to debut its first all-women baseball broadcast – CNN

Melanie Newman and Jessica Mendoza aren’t done making history.
— Read on www.cnn.com/2021/09/21/media/espn-all-woman-mlb-broadcast/index.html

Falardeau fits in fine |

Falardeau fits in fine |
— Read on thevoiceofpelham.ca/2021/09/18/falardeau-fits-in-fine/

How the San Francisco Giants delivered a dominant MLB season – The Washington Post

Most Major League clubhouses are not like the Giants’ clubhouse, where everyone seems capable of improving and no one seems stuck in any old ways.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/09/18/san-francisco-giants-2021-season/

Opinion | The Elizabeth Holmes Trial Is a Wake-Up Call for Sexism in Tech – The New York Times

In tech, brash male founders are allowed to overpromise and underdeliver, time and again. Not so much for women.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/09/15/opinion/elizabeth-holmes-trial-sexism.html

Paloma Benach, a teenage girl in baseball, wants to keep pitching in college – The Washington Post

Paloma Benach wants to play college baseball after graduating high school. No, scratch that. She wants to keep pitching, as long as she can.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/09/15/pitcher-girls-baseball/

Yankees’ Jean Afterman paves the way for women pursuing baseball – Pinstripe Alley

Women are finding their way into baseball, thanks to women like Jean Afterman
— Read on www.pinstripealley.com/2021/9/14/22672990/jean-afterman-trailblazer-women-baseball-front-offices-new-york-yankees-steinbrenner

Theatre Review: ‘Toni Stone’ Hits It Out of the Park at Arena Stage | Maryland Theatre Guide

Theatre Review: ‘Toni Stone’ Hits It Out of the Park at Arena Stage | Maryland Theatre Guide
— Read on mdtheatreguide.com/2021/09/theatre-review-toni-stone-hits-it-out-of-the-park-at-arena-stage/

New Book Details Life Of 1930s Female Baseball Pitcher – Chattanoogan.com

New Book Details Life Of 1930s Female Baseball Pitcher – Chattanoogan.com
— Read on www.chattanoogan.com/2021/9/13/434610/New-Book-Details-Life-Of-1930s-Female.aspx

The ‘All-American Women’s Baseball Classic is scheduled to be played in Sarasota Jan. 3-9

Organizer Sue Parsons Zipay hopes the tournament will serve as a springboard for the creation of a national women’s baseball league
— Read on www.heraldtribune.com/story/sports/2021/09/13/all-american-girls-professional-baseball-leagueprofe-national-womens-baseball-tournament-coming-sara/5717735001/

Eagles Baseball Club is progressive in more ways than one | The RiotACT

“We resurrected the women’s program in 2019 and now we have 25 players across two teams for the upcoming season,” says Chris.
— Read on the-riotact.com/eagles-baseball-club-is-progressive-in-more-ways-than-one/493939

Patrick J. Adams Joins ‘A League Of Their Own’ Amazon Series As Recurring

EXCLUSIVE: Suits alum Patrick J. Adams is set for a key recurring role opposite Abbi Jacobson in Amazon’s A League Of Their Own, a reimagining of Penny Marshall’s 1992 film, from co-creators Jacobson (Broad City) — who also stars — and Will Graham (Mozart in the Jungle) and Sony Pictures TV. The hourlong series, described […]
— Read on www.yahoo.com/entertainment/patrick-j-adams-joins-league-230734991.html

Meet the Mastermind Behind Popular Baseball Newsletter Cup of Coffee

This week, we caught up with Craig Calcaterra via email. Calcaterra is the creator, writer, and editor behind Cup of Coffee
— Read on www.dailydot.com/unclick/creator-economy-tips-and-tricks-cup-of-coffee/

Breaking Barriers: Baseball Is Her Chosen Field – Outlook Newspapers

Breaking Barriers: Baseball Is Her Chosen Field – Outlook Newspapers
— Read on outlooknewspapers.com/blog/2021/09/08/breaking-barriers-baseball-is-her-chosen-field/

Afghan women to be banned from playing sport, Taliban say | Afghanistan | The Guardian

National cricket team included in prohibition, as interim government containing no women starts work
— Read on www.theguardian.com/world/2021/sep/08/afghan-women-to-be-banned-from-playing-sport-taliban-say