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Baseball Sensation Mo’ne Davis’ Impact on Girls and Boys
My girls, ages 6 and 8, love sports, but we are not a family that watches much baseball or even follows the Little League World Series. Of course, that was before we heard the name Mo'ne Davis, the 13-year-old pitching phenom. Now we check to see when she and her team, Philadelphia's Taney Dragons, will play again (Wednesday night against Las Vegas) and celebrate her girl power achievements. She's the first girl to throw a shutout in the Little League World Series, the sixth to get a hit in World Series history and the first Little Leaguer to get front-page attention on one of the nation's top sports magazines.