Newton (Mass) native Marti Sementelli was the only New Englander selected to the 2018 Women’s National Baseball Team roster. The right-handed pitcher is one of 25 players who will compete in the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women’s Baseball World Cup in Viera, Florida, from August 22-31. 2018 marks the first time the event will be held in the United States.
Julia Jodouin knew she was making waves when she was sitting in class at St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School and a notification came up on her phone that Brian Bigger, the mayor of her hometown of Sudbury, Ont.
Redmond High athlete plays for select Rippers program
Women played hard for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, which inspired 1992’s “A League of Their Own,” but the players rarely got to tell their own stories.
Pair were first women to play on men’s team since the 1950s
Set for Bedford Days
You might say they’re in a league on their own. The Mosquito Braves Pink made history this year, becoming the first ever all-girls team to play in the Central Alberta Baseball League, wrapping up league play in recent days.
(Abigail Steffen, the first-ever female player selected to Bonita’s Sweetwater Valley Little League all-star team, stands next to a sign honoring her historic selection while sporting SVLL’s uniform. Sweetwater Valley’s all-stars finished third in the US at the 2015 Little League World Series in South Williamsport, PA. All photos and videos in this article are […]
A Sudbury teen will make OUA history as the *second and youngest female athlete to play for a men’s varsity baseball team. Molly Frommer reports.