[Correction] Round 2: the cobwebs come off

[Correction] Round 2: the cobwebs come off
— Read on mailchi.mp/5bddae35b1d5/round-2-the-cobwebs-come-off-5522892

Meet Baseball’s Leading Lady, Effa Manley | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

Effa Manley advocated for Black rights as a Negro Leagues team owner in the 1930s and ’40s
— Read on www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/meet-baseballs-leading-lady-who-championed-civil-rights-and-empowered-black-athletes-180977733/

Local Teen Meredith McFadden Breaking Glass Ceilings and Baseball Bats – WCCB Charlotte’s CW

Local Teen Meredith McFadden Breaking Glass Ceilings and Baseball Bats – WCCB Charlotte’s CW
— Read on www.wccbcharlotte.com/2021/05/14/local-teen-meredith-mcfadden-breaking-glass-ceilings-and-baseball-bats/

Upcoming Baseball Sask Events Present Opportunity for Women in Baseball – Westcentralonline.com

Upcoming Baseball Sask Events Present Opportunity for Women in Baseball

Intermediate Scorers Training Module for Women

Baseball Administration and Leadership Workshop for Women

Women’s Only – Coach Initiation Online Clinic

A Pod of Their Own, Episode 84: We’re not asking for permission

This week, we welcome Dr. Kat Williams and Dr. Leslie Heaphy from the International Women’s Baseball Center to discuss the history of women in baseball.


Women rise to the top at major media companies – Axios

It’s a promising sign of progress for an industry that’s typically been slow to accept change and embrace diversity.
— Read on www.axios.com/women-leaders-editors-news-organization-2b0a8b26-195c-412d-8fa8-8cc14b27792a.html

MLB hits milestones in racial and gender hiring

Despite the league’s efforts to diversify the game, some of the most recognizable and noteworthy positions still need improvement.
— Read on www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/31262475/mlb-hits-milestones-racial-gender-hiring

Veronica Alvarez Trailblazer Series profile

A trailblazer by definition is a pioneer and innovator in their field, and aside from Jackie Robinson, Veronica Alvarez is a true example of the word. Alvarez has taken the vision of Robinson and applied it to her life, as she not only follows an unfamiliar path but is also
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/veronica-alvarez-trailblazer-series-profile

First woman completing sport analytics degree at Syracuse U – ABC News

Bailie Brown doesn’t consider herself a trailblazer though in a way she is — and so is her school
— Read on abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/woman-completing-sport-analytics-degree-syracuse-77533263

Beth Mowins first woman to call regular-season Cubs game

CHICAGO — Beth Mowins does not remember a time she did not dream about being a broadcaster. Even while playing sports with other kids in her neighborhood, Mowins says she would call play-by-play of the action for fun.
And then Mowins saw Phyllis George working as a sportscaster on The
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/beth-mowins-first-woman-to-call-regular-season-cubs-game

Williamsburg mom brings love of baseball onto the field as head coach of son’s team – The Virginia Gazette

“She’s a fantastic motivator,” said Russell Lawrence, president of the Williamsburg Youth Baseball League, where Rains is head coach for her 10-year-old son’s team. “She knows how to get the most out of those kids.”
— Read on www.dailypress.com/virginiagazette/va-vg-mothers-day-0508-20210507-jcgfg44nhza4bku63ydcxzv4sq-story.html

Army Capt. Kristen Griest set her sights on a new target. The reaction highlights a deep rift. – The Washington Post

The trailblazer’s public stand comes amid disagreements over what gender integration should mean.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2021/05/11/women-trailblazers-army-set-their-sights-new-target-what-gender-equality-means/

Casey Candaele-Helen Callaghan greatest mother-son baseball duo

She was born to hit. Called “a little bundle of dynamite,” “a polished performer,” and the “feminine Ted Williams,” Helen Callaghan was a bonafide star in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League from the minute she left her home in Vancouver for a tryout at the age of 16.
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/casey-candaele-helen-callaghan-greatest-mother-son-baseball-duo

Opinion/Conley: Rhode Island’s amazing baseball tradition

Among the names associated with Rhode Island’s rich baseball tradition: “Babe” Ruth.
— Read on www.providencejournal.com/story/opinion/columns/2021/05/09/opinion-conley-rhode-islands-amazing-baseball-tradition/4875024001/

Sally Buzbee named executive editor of The Washington Post – The Washington Post

The longtime journalist has led the news service since 2017, serving as Washington bureau chief before that. She succeeds Martin Baron, who retired in February.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/media/sally-buzbee-washington-post-editor/2021/05/11/63491212-b25d-11eb-ab43-bebddc5a0f65_story.html

Amber Sabathia Hired as Agent by CAA – The New York Times

Having run C.C. Sabathia’s personal and professional life throughout his career, Amber Sabathia has made things official, becoming an agent for C.A.A.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/05/10/sports/baseball/amber-sabathia-agent.html

Baseball in Britain Confronts Issues With Sexism – The New York Times

A sexist tweet, and a refusal to delete it, prompted the general manager of the British women’s national team to resign in protest. The sport wants her back.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/05/13/sports/baseball/britain-amanda-doris-hocking.html

Rachel Folden, Cubs’ first on-field female coach, hopes to inspire girls


Catching her dream: Riley’s Savannah Kulcsar making history behind the plate


N.C.A.A. Chief, Pressured by State Laws, Pushes to Let Athletes Cash In – The New York Times


Shayna Rubin – The Mercury News

Shayna Rubin – The Mercury News
— Read on www.mercurynews.com/author/shayna-rubin/

Willie Mays Stats, Fantasy

Willie Mays Scholars | Giants Community Fund | San Francisco Giants


Albert Pujols is released by Angels in final year of his contract – The Washington Post


Know Your Rights Camp

Know Your Rights Camp
— Read on www.knowyourrightscamp.com/

10 Lessons I Learned From My First Orthopedic Surgery – Eric Cressey

I’m flying solo for this week’s podcast, as I wanted to spend some time discussing my recent knee surgery and some of the lessons I’ve learned over the past four months of rehab. These lessons are applicable to a wide variety of sports medicine scenarios beyond just the baseball world.

Listen to the podcast on my website: https://ericcressey.com/csp-elite-baseball-development-podcast-lessons-learned-from-orthopedic-surgery

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Stitch Listeners: https://www.stitcher.com/show/elite-baseball-development-podcast

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Eric Cressey

WBSC Academy course ‘Coaching Girls in Baseball’ available on 3 May – World Baseball Softball Confederation


Softball: Willowbrook’s Dooley knows how to overcome adversity

Willowbrook’s Caroline Dooley threw a no-hitter in her first outing of the 2021 season.
— Read on www.dailyherald.com/sports/20210504/softball-willowbrooks-dooley-knows-how-to-overcome-adversity

Ben Verlander’s ‘Flippin’ Bats’ welcomes MLB agent Rachel Luba | FOX Sports

Agent Rachel Luba joined Ben Verlander to discuss her client Trevor Bauer, being a female in a male-dominated business and more.
— Read on www.foxsports.com/stories/mlb/mlb-agent-rachel-luba-trevor-bauer-los-angeles-dodgers-ben-verlander-flippin-bats

Willie Mays Turns 90 – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/05/sports/baseball/willie-mays-90.html?action=click&module=Editors Picks&pgtype=Homepage

First Egyptian youth baseball league using Canadian program to teach game | CBC Sports

A curriculum developed by Baseball Canada is being used to help teach the game to Egypt’s first youth baseball league. American-based Because Baseball, a non-profit organization, is running the league and is making use of Baseball Canada’s Winterball program.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/canada-egypt-baseball-1.6013237

Press release: Seattle Mariners announce three new community impact grants advancing racial equity

The Mariners Care Foundation, the Seattle Mariners nonprofit foundation, today announced the awarding of three new Community Impact Grants to organizations focused on systemic change leading to positive physical and mental health improvements for youth and to accelerate equitable outcomes for Black, Indigenous and People of Color communities.
In addition
— Read on www.mlb.com/press-release/press-release-seattle-mariners-announce-three-new-community-impact-grants-advanc

British Baseball Federation sorry for “distress” caused by women’s league image

The British Baseball Federation is under fire over using an image of a
what appears to be a naked woman to promote its new women’s league,
and the general manager of the women’s national team has resigned in
protest over the incident.
— Read on www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1107399/british-baseball-federation-apologises

What If Everything We Know About Gymnastics Is Wrong? – The New York Times

In the wake of a seismic scandal, Chellsie Memmel and other gymnasts are done with inhumane coaching — and the idea that they have to peak in their teens.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/05/04/magazine/gymnastics-abuse.html

14-year-old Coral Springs Charter student breaks barriers pitching on varsity baseball team – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

14-year-old Coral Springs Charter student breaks barriers pitching on varsity baseball team – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale
— Read on wsvn.com/sports/14-year-old-coral-springs-charter-student-breaks-barriers-pitching-on-varsity-baseball-team/

Round 1 results and Meet & Greet Drinks this Friday

Round 1 results and Meet & Greet Drinks this Friday
— Read on mailchi.mp/b803390d21a5/round-1-results-and-meet-greet-drinks-this-friday

Olympia Dukakis, Oscar Winner for ‘Moonstruck,’ Dies at 89 – The New York Times

Olympia Dukakis, Oscar Winner for ‘Moonstruck,’ Dies at 89 – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/01/movies/olympia-dukakis-dead.html?action=click&module=In Other News&pgtype=Homepage

How have Biden’s policies helped American women? – The Lily

We asked policy experts to evaluate the president’s performance.
— Read on www.thelily.com/after-100-days-how-have-bidens-policies-helped-american-women/

MLB fires Roberto Alomar from consultant position amid sexual misconduct allegation | CBC Sports

Major League Baseball has fired former Toronto Blue Jays second baseman and Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar from a consultant position and placed him on the ineligible list after an investigation into a sexual misconduct allegation dating back to 2014.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/mlb/roberto-alomar-sexual-misconduct-allegation-1.6008686

Women In Baseball: Katie Dannemiller Looks Forward To A New Normal In 2021

Greensboro vice president of baseball operations Katie Dannemiller realized how much she missed baseball and entertaining Grasshoppers fans when the pandemic canceled the 2020 season.
— Read on www.baseballamerica.com/stories/women-in-baseball-katie-dannemiller-looks-forward-to-a-new-normal-in-2021/

‘So full of life and love, so sad inside’: how Jacinda Barclay’s death could help us understand concussion in sport | Concussion in sport | The Guardian

When the fearless, open-hearted athlete took her own life in October, the shock was immense. Now her family is determined to find out why
— Read on www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/apr/30/so-full-of-life-and-love-so-sad-inside-how-jacinda-barclays-death-could-help-the-world-understand-concussion-in-sport

Olivia Pichardo Baseball: Pitcher’s Viral “100 MPH” Throw + Career | Fanbuzz

Olivia Pichardo went viral for a stadium radar gun throw a couple years ago. Now, she’s hoping to play college baseball.
— Read on fanbuzz.com/high-school/olivia-pichardo-baseball/

A League of Their Own TV series – all you need to know | BT TV

The classic 90s baseball film gets a TV series at Amazon Prime Video. Here’s everything we know about it.
— Read on www.bt.com/tv/drama/league-of-their-own-baseball-tv-series-prime-video-date-plot-cast

Chinese Taipei Baseball Association to host Asian Baseball Championships

The Baseball Federation of Asia Executive Board has confirmed the
Chinese Taipei Baseball Association will host the Asian Baseball
Championships in December.
— Read on www.insidethegames.biz/index.php/articles/1107224/asian-baseball-championships-taiwan

Ex-UN ambassador Samantha Power confirmed to lead USAID – Axios

Her nomination signaled the administration’s plans to use foreign assistance as an instrument of soft power.
— Read on www.axios.com/samantha-power-biden-usaid-united-nations-060d4569-2b8a-49b9-82c1-699327d9804d.html

Empower Women’s Career Growth

Provide education and tools to increase the financial health and independence of women in our communities.
— Read on www.jpmorganchase.com/impact/people/women-on-the-move/empower-women-career-growth

Home | SWBL2019

Home | SWBL2019
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Building Tools for Tomorrow’s Shareable and Social Democracy – DailyClout


vGHC 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

WKRG | The Peaches are stealing bases and stealing hearts in Mobile

WKRG | The Peaches are stealing bases and stealing hearts in Mobile
— Read on www.wkrg.com/sports/local-sports/the-peaches-are-stealing-bases-and-stealing-hearts-in-mobile/