Little League World Series features first girl in 5 years
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Maddy Freking's left foot points back toward home plate as she assumes her stance inside a mesh batting cage on the grounds of Little League headquarters. The bat...
Little League star Mo’ne Davis to play softball at Hampton
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mo'ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game, will attend Hampton University and play softball.
Mo’ne Davis on a cover of Time’s female-firsts issue
In 2014, Mo’ne Davis was the toast of Philadelphia and the Little League World Series.
As the first girl to pitch a shutout and win a game in the Williamsport, Pa., summer classic, Davis led the Taney Dragons to within one win of the championship game. The team lost to Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West, 6-5.
‘Pitch’ on Fox explores 1st woman in major leagues
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Remarkably, the lead actress and lead writer of "Pitch" have been asked by strangers whether the Fox TV series about the first woman in the major leagues is based on a true story.
It's not, of course, because there never has been one. Nor was it inspired by Mo'ne Davis, the first girl to earn a win and pitch a shutout in Little League World Series history.
At the very least, the premise of the show, which debuts Thursday night, can get people thinking and dreaming.