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Mo’ne Davis, the female Little League pitcher from Philly, was discovered on a football field

Aug 12, 2014, 8:41 PM EDT

mo'ne davis ap AP has a cool feature on Mo’ne Davis, the 13-year-old girl who pitched Philadelphia’sĀ Taney Youth Baseball Association to an 8-0 victory over a squad from Delaware on Sunday in Little League Baseball’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship.

She will become the 18th female to participate in the Little League World Series, which is celebrating its 68th year and begins this Thursday in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Davis is scheduled to pitch Friday against South Nashville.

  1. dondada10 - Aug 12, 2014 at 9:40 PM

    And she’s said that her dream is to play point guard for the UCONN Huskies. Good luck to her.

    • historiophiliac - Aug 12, 2014 at 10:13 PM

      And we’ll lose another kid to basketball. šŸ˜¦

      • Glenn - Aug 12, 2014 at 10:18 PM

        She can do both.

      • slappymcknucklepunch - Aug 13, 2014 at 1:03 AM

        Maybe she will only grow to be 5’9″ and we will have the first female Pedro Martinez in the AL?

        One can certainly hope right?

      • slappymcknucklepunch - Aug 13, 2014 at 1:10 AM

        Meant to say MLB sorry.

        Also,is anyone else having problemns downvoting themselves tonight? I will thumb down and then it will dissapear,try it.For every one of my incoherant posts I logged tonight(cuz beer) i have to downvote 3 or 4 times till it registers,but upvotes no problemn.Maybe it is this thirty dollar computer I got out of the back of the NSA van.Please give personal details back as I await your responses.

  2. historiophiliac - Aug 12, 2014 at 10:14 PM

    So awesome. Go, girl!

  3. pourman - Aug 12, 2014 at 10:21 PM

    She’s in it to win. I hope that she and her teammates aren’t distracted by all of the media who will try to attach themselves to this story.

  4. jm91rs - Aug 12, 2014 at 10:31 PM

    Canada has a girl in it too. Good luck to them.

  5. jacobk621 - Aug 12, 2014 at 10:32 PM

    She probably throws the football better than Tebow and even Manziel

  6. mybrunoblog - Aug 12, 2014 at 10:47 PM

    The boys who play against her are screwed. Beat a girl and it’s like “Your supposed to beat a girl” and if lose to a girl all they’ll hear is “Ha, you got beat by a girl!”

    • nothanksimdriving123 - Aug 13, 2014 at 4:08 AM

      Possibly so, but one hopes in this century that at least some of the adults in their lives aren’t that stupid.

  7. stupidusername - Aug 12, 2014 at 11:13 PM

    She’s got heck of a BOC

  8. stevequinn - Aug 13, 2014 at 1:25 AM

    I rarely miss watching the Little League World Series and thios year there’s even more to look forward to. I’ll be pulling for this young lady to take her team to the Championship and then play against the International Champion.

    I watched her pitch the game against Delaware and was really impressed. I hope she tries to play baseball at UConn also. She can handle both.

  9. mungman69 - Aug 13, 2014 at 5:47 AM

    Hope that she keeps growing but….

  10. hojo20 - Aug 13, 2014 at 7:17 AM

    This is the first time I’ve heard the name Mo’ne. I miss traditional names like Mary.

  11. badmamainphilliesjamas - Aug 13, 2014 at 8:43 AM

    Mo’ne is getting all the attention, but the team is a great story…

  12. stlouis1baseball - Aug 13, 2014 at 5:10 PM

    Lol! That cross over was something else! Broke that kids ankles.

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