LEARN MORE ABOUT THE 2022 LEADERSHIP SUMMIT: UNITED TO BEAT MALARIA – Nothing But Nets

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE 2022 LEADERSHIP SUMMIT: UNITED TO BEAT MALARIA – Nothing But Nets
— Read on nothingbutnets.net/2022summit/

NYTimes: ‘Genevieve Is Pitching Because She Can Get Outs’

‘Genevieve Is Pitching Because She Can Get Outs’
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/12/sports/baseball/genevieve-beacom-australia.html?referringSource=articleShare

Little League sign-ups underway for 2022 | Williams-Grand Canyon News | Williams-Grand Canyon, AZ

Little League sign-ups underway for 2022 | Williams-Grand Canyon News | Williams-Grand Canyon, AZ
— Read on www.williamsnews.com/news/2022/jan/11/little-league-sign-ups-underway-2022/

First Female MiLB Manager was Once an Astros Coordinator

The first female Minor League Baseball manager, Rachel Balkovec, was with the Houston Astros’ organization not too long ago.
— Read on climbingtalshill.com/2022/01/11/first-female-milb-manager-astros-coordinator/

Blue Jays hire first female coach as Jaime Vieira joins minor-league staff

The Toronto Blue Jays have hired Jaime Vieira as a minor-league hitting coach, making the Georgetown, Ont., native the first woman to coach in the organization.
— Read on www.sportsnet.ca/mlb/article/blue-jays-hire-first-female-coach-jamie-vieira-joins-minor-league-staff/

Rachel Balkovec Becomes First Female Manager In Affiliated Pro Baseball – FloSoftball

Rachel Balkovec will become the next manager of the Tampa Tarpons, making her the first woman to manage a minor league baseball team.
— Read on www.flosoftball.com/

Rachel Balkovec to become first woman to manage a minor league team – CNN

Rachel Balkovec will become the first woman to manage a minor league team.
— Read on www.cnn.com/2022/01/11/sport/rachel-balkovec-tampa-tarpons-baseball-spt-intl/index.html

New York Yankees coach Rachel Balkovec is latest woman to make baseball history – Sports Illustrated NY Yankees News, Analysis and More

New York Yankees hitting coach Rachel Balkovec was named the first female manager of an affiliated MLB team, the latest example of women making baseball history
— Read on www.si.com/mlb/yankees/

The Washington Post At Penn, transgender swimmer Lia Thomas sets the pace and stirs debate

MLB Lockout: Players Association and Commissioner’s Statements in Full

The MLBPA called the lockout a “dramatic measure,” after commissioner Rob Manfred said he hoped it would “jumpstart the negotiations.”
— Read on www.newsweek.com/mlb-lockout-statements-players-association-mlbpa-commissioner-rob-manfred-1655255

MLB lockout, explained: Everything to know about baseball’s 2021 work stoppage | Sporting News

The MLB lockout has arrived. Here’s what you need to know.
— Read on www.sportingnews.com/us/mlb/news/mlb-lockout-2021-explained/1stj1dx71qh6a11x6tm4qtvgf7

MLB Implements Lockout of Players; What It Means And When It Might End – Sports Illustrated Texas Rangers News, Analysis and More

Major League Baseball is in its first work stoppage in 26 years, and it could get uglier before it gets better.
— Read on www.si.com/mlb/rangers/

How MLB, MLBPA Can Reach Agreement to End Lockout – Sports Illustrated Texas Rangers News, Analysis and More

MLB and the MLBPA will resume bargaining sessions this month. Here’s a proposal that could favor both sides.
— Read on www.si.com/mlb/rangers/

Rosenthal: Mets delayed again in bench-coach search, as Giants block interview with Andrew Bailey – The Athletic

The Giants denied permission to allow pitching coach Andrew Bailey to interview for the Mets’ bench-coach vacancy, according to sources.
— Read on theathletic.com/3062453/2022/01/10/rosenthal-mets-delayed-again-in-bench-coach-search-as-giants-block-interview-with-andrew-bailey/

Ken Rosenthal out at MLB Network over Rob Manfred criticism – Sports Illustrated

This situation shows the problem with league-owned media outlets.
— Read on www.si.com/

“She was a trailblazer,”: Tributes pour in for Amanda Asay – My Prince George Now

“She was a trailblazer,”: Tributes pour in for Amanda Asay – My Prince George Now
— Read on www.myprincegeorgenow.com/154026/she-was-a-trailblazer-tributes-pour-in-for-amanda-asay/

The New York Yankees Just Hired the First Female Manager in Affiliate Baseball History | Glamour

On January 10, MLB (Major League Baseball) announced that the New York Yankees has hired Rachel Balkovec to manage the Tampa Tarpons.
— Read on www.glamour.com/story/the-new-york-yankees-just-hired-the-first-female-manager-in-affiliate-baseball-history

NYTimes: On Her Way Up: Yankees Tap Woman as Minor League Manager

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/10/sports/baseball/rachel-balkovec-yankees.html?referringSource=articleShare

Melbourne Aces v Adelaide Giants – Australian Baseball League – January …

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Yankees’ Rachel Balkovec becomes first woman named minor-league manager, will take over Low-A club – CBSSports.com

Balkovec, 34, previously served as an assistant hitting coach in the Yankees organization
— Read on www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/yankees-rachel-balkovec-becomes-first-woman-named-minor-league-manager-will-take-over-low-a-club/

April Ashley – Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_Ashley?wprov=sfti1

Genevieve Beacom makes Australia Baseball League history

Genevieve Beacom made history by being the first female to play in the Australian Baseball League. Maybe she will be the first to play in affiliated ball.
— Read on calltothepen.com/2022/01/09/genevieve-beacom-makes-australia-baseball-league-history/

Beacom becomes 1st female pitcher for an Australian pro team | Nationalsports | hometownstations.com

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Genevieve Beacom has made history as the first female pitcher for an Australian professional baseball team.
— Read on www.hometownstations.com/content/tncms/live/

Genevieve Beacom pitches for Melbourne Aces in Australian Baseball League

On the weekend, Mornington Peninsula teenager Genevieve Beacom made history when she became the first woman to pitch and play in the Australian Baseball League.
— Read on www.smh.com.au/sport/melbourne-teen-blazes-trail-as-first-female-to-pitch-in-australian-baseball-league-20220110-p59n4m.html

Beacom becomes 1st female pitcher for an Australian pro team | Taiwan News | 2022-01-10 14:16:23

Beacom becomes 1st female pitcher for an Australian pro team | 2022-01-10 14:16:23
— Read on www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4404848

NYTimes: Novak Djokovic, Great at Tennis and Bad at Science, Awaits His Fate

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/08/opinion/novak-djokovic-australian-open-vaccine.html?referringSource=articleShare

Genevieve Beacom becomes first female to play baseball professionally in Australia

Genevieve Beacom, 17, throws shutout inning in relief to make history
— Read on deadspin.com/teenage-pitcher-becomes-first-female-to-play-profession-1848327396

Teenager Genevieve Beacom makes history as first female pitcher for an Australian professional baseball team – ABC News

Teenager Genevieve Beacom makes history, debuting for the Melbourne Aces to become the first female pitcher for an Australian professional baseball team.
— Read on www.abc.net.au/news/2022-01-09/teenager-makes-australian-baseball-history/100746500

Genevieve Beacom becomes 1st woman to pitch for professional Australian team | theScore.com

Trending News & Rumors for Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey, Soccer & More
— Read on www.thescore.com/mlb/news/2271045

Genevieve Beacom becomes first woman to pitch for professional baseball team in Australia – Sports Illustrated

Beacom became the first woman to pitch for a professional baseball team in Australia.
— Read on www.si.com/

Teenager makes Australian baseball history as first female pitcher to play for professional team | Baseball | The Guardian

Genevieve Beacom has become the first female pitcher for an Australian professional baseball team, debuting for the Melbourne Aces
— Read on www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/jan/09/teenager-makes-australian-baseball-history-as-first-female-pitcher-to-play-for-professional-team

Genevieve Beacom first woman to pitch in Australian Baseball League

Genevieve Beacom made history Friday night when she took the mound for the Melbourne Aces, becoming the first woman to pitch in the Australian Baseball League.
A 17-year-old left-hander, Beacom threw a scoreless sixth inning for the Aces in its Melbourne Challenge series game against the Adelaide Giants, showing an
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/genevieve-beacom-first-woman-to-pitch-in-australian-baseball-league

Genevieve Beacom makes baseball history for the Melbourne Aces – The Washington Post

Beacom on Saturday became the first woman to pitch for a professional baseball team in Australia.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2022/01/08/genevieve-beacom-melbourne-aces/

Genevieve Beacom becomes first woman in Australian baseball

Genevieve Beacom tossed a scoreless inning during her debut.
— Read on sports.yahoo.com/genevieve-beacom-becomes-first-woman-to-play-for-australian-professional-baseball-team-195037152.html

Baseball For All Events – Baseball for All

Baseball For All Events – Baseball for All
— Read on baseballforall.com/baseball-for-all-events/

HOME | Tri-State Trailblazers

HOME | Tri-State Trailblazers
— Read on www.tristatetrailblazers.com/

Inaugural “Leighton Accardo Baseball for All” tournament kicks off in Chandler | Featured Articles | azfamily.com

The Leighton Accardo Series was created to honor the memory of Leighton and pay tribute to the impact she had on the baseball community.
— Read on www.azfamily.com/content/tncms/live/

Leighton Accardo Series 2021 – Baseball for All

Leighton Accardo Series 2021 – Baseball for All
— Read on baseballforall.com/event/leighton-accardo-series-2021/

Ghana: Arizona Peaches Girls’ U-12 Team Wins Leighton Accardo Baseball Series – allAfrica.com

Arizona Peaches girls baseball team last December became the ultimate winners in the U-12 (50/70) and the U-14 divisions of the maiden Baseball For All Leighton Accardo winter baseball series at Arizona, USA.
— Read on allafrica.com/stories/202201050405.html

Texas A&M Baseball Women’s Clinic Slated for January 27

The Aggies will host the inaugural Texas A&M Baseball Women’s Clinic on Thursday, January 27.
— Read on www.kbtx.com/2022/01/04/texas-am-baseball-womens-clinic-slated-january-27/

Women’s Baseball next month – Newspaper – DAWN.COM

LAHORE: The 16th National Women’s Baseball Championship under the auspices of Pakistan Federation Baseball will be…
— Read on www.dawn.com/news/1667501/womens-baseball-next-month

Returning to a sport after injury is a mental game. Here’s how to do it. – The Washington Post

Address your fears. Manage your stress. And learn to adapt to other sports and activities.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/health/return-to-sport-after-injury/2021/12/31/7792d242-51fb-11ec-9267-17ae3bde2f26_story.html

Christine Grant, Title IX pioneer and longtime Iowa women’s athletic director, dies at 85

Christine Grant, a leader in the implementation of Title IX in college sports and longtime Iowa women’s athletic director, died Friday. She was 85.
— Read on www.espn.com/college-sports/story/_/id/32970872/christine-grant-title-ix-pioneer-long-iowa-women-athletic-director-dies-85

28 December, 2021 08:25

https://www.sfchronicle.com/sports/annkillion/article/Why-I-m-not-voting-for-the-Baseball-Hall-of-16732421.php

Taiwan’s vice president talks up women’s baseball at documentary screening | Taiwan News | 2021-12-26 17:53:00

Lai recalls being inspired by an American girl at a Little League match twenty years ago | 2021-12-26 17:53:00
— Read on www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4389026

Women’s Baseball Growing Game Abroad, At Home – Global Sport Matters

‘We Need to Create That Stage’: How Women’s Baseball Is Working to Grow Abroad – And at Home
— Read on globalsportmatters.com/youth/2021/10/06/create-stage-womens-baseball-abroad-at-home/

Sophihya Liu | Tatler Asia

Sophihya Liu, the first female umpire in Taiwanese baseball, hopes to strike out gender discrimination in the sport
— Read on www.tatlerasia.com/people/sophihya-liu-eng

A TAIWANESE BASEBALL ICON ADVOCATES FOR WOMEN ON THE DIAMOND – Global Sports Mentoring Program

A TAIWANESE BASEBALL ICON ADVOCATES FOR WOMEN ON THE DIAMOND

Po-Chun Liu grew up believing she could make baseball history. Before she could walk, her father would take her to the stadium to teach her about the sport that would define her life. He told her: “You are capable of anything, Po-Chun.”
— Read on globalsportsmentoring.org/global-sports-mentor-program/emerging-leaders/po-chun-liu/

Why were so many Cubs pitching prospects injured this year? And what are they doing about it?

https://theathletic.com/3032125/2021/12/23/why-were-so-many-cubs-pitching-prospects-injured-this-year-and-what-are-they-doing-about-it/?source=user_shared_article

IIHF cancels all January tournaments, including second straight Women’s World U18 Championship

https://theathletic.com/news/iihf-cancels-all-january-tournaments-including-second-straight-womens-world-u18-championship/8fg9wXQHtBTo/