A reader, upset that her child has been outshined by a female baseball player, wonders if his teammate should be promoted to an older division based on her size and skill.
Once a child star herself, Davis is working to inspire the next generation of athletes. “I’m not saying Mo’ne is Jackie Robinson. But for our girls, she is,” said former coach Steve Bandura.
— Read on www.inquirer.com/college-sports/a/mone-davis-hampton-little-league-title-ix-20220615.html
This week, we talk about the Mets surviving the West Coast, mostly positive injury updates, and more stories about women feeling unwelcome in baseball.
— Read on www.amazinavenue.com/2022/6/15/23168522/mets-podcast-a-pod-of-their-own-episode-129-im-out-of-baseball-now-so-i-feel-safe
“West Virginia Women in Baseball” was the topic of the lesson presented by Shirley Francis at the May 19 meeting of the Vandalia CEOS Club. It’s long been said that
— Read on www.wvnews.com/content/tncms/live/
The Reds were on the road over the weekend, but baseball and softball were still in full swing throughout Greater Cincinnati.
The Reds and Reds Community Fund joined with Major League Baseball to celebrate the return of PLAY BALL Weekend from Friday through Sunday. The P&G MLB Cincinnati Reds Youth
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/reds-play-ball-weekend-2022
Women of color, queer characters, and a hypochondriac with a vintage humidifier—these Rockford Peaches have new stories to tell.
— Read on www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2022/06/a-league-of-their-own-series-preview
Maura Sheridan believes a Guardians minor league team retaliated against her after she reported that a player allegedly sexually assaulted her during a road trip.
— Read on sports.yahoo.com/its-time-for-mlb-to-stop-focusing-on-optics-and-take-women-seriously-214814361.html
“A lot of young girls are looking up to her,” an 11-year-old girl said.
— Read on www.cbsnews.com/news/steve-hartman-melanie-newman-play-by-play-announcer-shows-representation-matters-to-young-girls/
Stone broke gender and racial barriers as the first woman to play to compete in a men’s pro league, proving over and again she could play the game. On Saturday, the Minnesota Twins will host a baseball clinic and scrimmages for girls as part of the Toni Stone Invitational.
— Read on www.mprnews.org/story/2022/06/09/toni-stone-minneota-twins-baseball-honor
Chaneyville Baseball, an all-girls travel baseball team, has garnered the attention of the MLB and baseball fans across the country. gearUP is proud to be their uniform partner.
— Read on www.wfmz.com/content/tncms/live/
Play Ball Weekend will be celebrated in every Major League and Minor League market in baseball from June 10-12, with events taking place in more than 150 communities throughout the country. Here is a rundown of how clubs are celebrating the game and encouraging kids to play ball.
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/mlb-play-ball-weekend-2022-events
“West Virginia Women in Baseball” was the lesson for the Horner CEOS Club for their May meeting.
— Read on www.wvnews.com/content/tncms/live/
Ball Girl Baseball Corporation > Home
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Baseball, just for the boys? Not if The Ball Girls have anything to say about it.
— Read on spectrumnews1.com/ca/san-fernando-valley-ventura/human-interest/2022/06/08/socal-group-inspires-young-women-to-pursue-baseball
We’ll see another milestone regarding women in baseball when the first female manager in the summer-collegiate Futures League, Margot Douillet, makes her debut.
— Read on ballparkdigest.com/2022/06/08/first-female-coach-in-futures-league-margot-douillet-makes-debut-tonight/
A teaser is finally out for the series starring and co-created by the Broad City alum that goes to queer places the movie could not have dared.
— Read on www.advocate.com/television/2022/6/07/league-their-own-first-look-gift-lesbians-bi-women
Lexi Kinnaird’s younger self never could have imagined that she would be coaching a baseball team.
— Read on www.newspressnow.com/content/tncms/live/
PARIS (AP) — Tennis Hall of Famer and equal rights advocate Billie Jean King thinks the French Open should have scheduled more women’s matches for the Grand Slam tournament’s high-attention night sessions — both out of fairness and because that’s the best way to bring more attention to the players.
— Read on apnews.com/article/french-open-entertainment-sports-billie-jean-king-tennis-06cbeeae363b143a2d0e96bb826c8d2e
Denise Goolsby, who grew up 20 minutes from Dodger Stadium, had a bucket-list moment, ‘It felt like I was floating’
— Read on www.desertsun.com/story/sports/baseball/2022/06/03/palm-springs-woman-lives-out-dream-throwing-first-pitch-dodger-stadium/7501589001/
The Baltimore Orioles promoted Eve Rosenbaum to assistant general manager. She’s one of several women who now hold prominent front office roles for major league teams.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/mlb/women-baseball-mlb-baltimore-orioles-assistant-gm-eve-rosenbaum-1.6477512
A public registration for a ticket lottery for the Thursday, August 11th MLB at Field of Dreams Presented by GEICO game between the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds will be available exclusively to residents of Iowa beginning today and available through Thursday, June 9th, Major League Baseball announced today.
— Read on www.mlb.com/press-release/press-release-public-registration-for-ticket-lottery-to-second-mlb-at-field-of-d
My first and only foray into coaching youth sports came about in a typical manner. I did it because, at the time, no one else wanted the job.
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Minor League executive Veronica Hernández did not immediately consider a career in baseball when she began applying for jobs after graduating from Ithaca College in N.Y. with a degree in sports media. Hernández, an athlete who had played multiple sports while growing up in Connecticut and favored soccer, envisioned herself
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/veronica-hernandez-first-female-latina-general-manager
President Biden swears in Fagan as the 27th commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. She is the first woman to lead the service.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/06/01/adm-linda-fagan-becomes-first-woman-lead-us-coast-guard/
The Pac-12 has a rich history of championship women’s athletics programs and champion female student-athletes. With Stanford women’s golf winning the 2022 NCAA championship, the league became the first to reach 200 NCAA team titles in women’s sports won by its universities. To celebrate the achievement, the Pac-12 launched its 50 Years of Title IX anniversary campaign, the “powHER of the Pac.”
— Read on sports.yahoo.com/pac-12-becomes-first-conference-003711074.html
These days, Maybelle Blair clocks her pitches in years rather than miles per hour. So, when the former All-American Girls Professional Baseball League hurler toes the rubber – or maybe the grass in front of the mound – before Friday night’s Rochester Red Wings game, I’ll be referencing her age, not the radar gun. I’ll …May 31, 2022
— Read on rbj.net/2022/05/31/former-pro-baseball-player-is-still-in-a-league-of-her-own/
Daush graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1974 with her BA in Latin/Classical Studies and started teaching at Lausanne Collegiate School in…
— Read on tssaa.org/article/title-ix-trailblazer-barbara-daush
Callaway was deemed ineligible by MLB last year after an investigation into his history of lewd behavior toward women
— Read on www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/disgraced-ex-mets-manager-mickey-callaway-fired-by-mexican-league-baseball-team/
After seven seasons at the helm, Clemson baseball coach Monte Lee will not return for an eighth season in 2023, Clemson’s athletic department announced Tuesday.
— Read on theathletic.com/news/monte-lee-clemson-baseball/zuaBKjb35JP5/
Kianna Jones made her debut as head coach for the Coastal Plain League’s Macon Bacon, becoming the first female head coach in summer collegiate baseball history.
— Read on ballparkdigest.com/2022/05/31/macons-kianna-jones-becomes-first-female-head-coach-in-summer-collegiate-history/
She noticed a problem – and did something about it
— Read on bethcollier.substack.com/p/how-jessica-heidt-changed-pixar
A Macon baseball team is making history Monday, but it’s for something they’re doing OFF the field.
— Read on www.13wmaz.com/article/news/local/macon-bacon-make-history-signing-first-female-coach-in-the-cpl/93-ed8e8763-d8ab-4819-954f-1a1607c83a57
Major League Baseball is now lecturing MLB teams for not meeting industry standards for spaces serving home and visiting female coaches and staff.
— Read on ballparkdigest.com/2022/05/29/mlb-teams-ordered-to-offer-equal-womens-clubhouse-spaces/
MLB recently sent a memo admonishing numerous clubs for failing to provide the accommodations for female staffers laid out in guidelines prior to the 2021 season.
— Read on www.mercurynews.com/2022/05/29/sf-giants-nakken-agrees-with-mlb-memo-that-some-teams-facilities-for-women-are-subpar/
— Read on www.usabaseball.com/news/topic/general/usa-baseball-names-2022-women-s-national-team-staff
In a pointed letter to teams last week, MLB said numerous clubs’ stadiums “fall embarrassingly below the high standards” necessary for women who are part of the game’s traveling parties to do their jobs, according to a copy of the memo obtained by ESPN.
— Read on www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/33990126/mlb-memo-rebukes-clubs-unacceptable-workplace-facilities-women-employees
Beanie Ketcham and Julie Croteau are believed to have been the first women to play in a league affiliated with Major League Baseball when they were invited to join the
— Read on www.winchesterstar.com/content/tncms/live/
Kelsie Whitmore has known for years that without a pro women’s baseball league, her goal of playing ball for a living would require her to hang with the men
— Read on abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/kelsie-whitmore-thing-atlantic-league-84938275
Remi Schaber will play for Hood College, becoming one of just seven women rostered to play baseball at the college level next year.
— Read on www.localmemphis.com/article/sports/memphis-only-female-high-school-baseball-player-signs-to-play-in-college/522-0fb8e5c6-1845-498b-807a-c8de006e3e4c
Sara Goodrum, Astros’ player development director, talks about her journey to the MLB, from her all-sport beginnings to her barrier-breaking hiring.
— Read on abc13.com/houston-astros-mlb-player-development-sara-goodrum-what-baseball-does/11885980/