Diamond Classic – Eastern Women’s Baseball Conference

Source: Diamond Classic – Eastern Women’s Baseball Conference

With Baby in Tow, Victoria Azarenka Returns to Tennis — and Her Roots – The New York Times

Rick Ankiel calls it quits, ending a fascinating career.

During Rick Ankiel’s MLB debut in 1999, he vibrated with talent, and you worried he was a live wire with too much current flowing through it. That feeling turned out to be woefully true in this feel-good-feel-bad-feel-good story. We look back on Ankiel’s fascinating MLB career.

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For Baseball’s Rick Ankiel, Losing His Pitching Ability Led To An Unusual Comeback

Ankiel entered the major leagues in 1999 as a gifted pitcher, but one day suddenly lost that gift. He talks about his pitching demons, his troubled childhood and his way back to baseball.

Source: For Baseball’s Rick Ankiel, Losing His Pitching Ability Led To An Unusual Comeback

Fox TV’s ‘Pitch’ is right on target | Allison Fay | yakimaherald.com

Fox TV’s drama series “Pitch,” which finished its 10-episode first season back in December, is about a female baseball pitcher who makes it to the Major Leagues to play for

Source: Fox TV’s ‘Pitch’ is right on target | Allison Fay | yakimaherald.com

How baseball helped this writer manage her mental health

“Sports is a mental health powder keg.”

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Laguna Beach Local News Female Pro Baseball Player Shares Her Story – Laguna Beach Local News

Laguna Beach author Jean Hastings Ardell and her co-author, baseball player Ila Jane Borders, will discuss their new book, “Making My Pitch: A Woman’s Baseball Odyssey,” at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 23, with a reading at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. They tell the story of Borders’ achievement of being the first woman to get a scholarship to play men’s collegiate baseball and the personal story of the loneliness of a groundbreaking pioneer who experienced grave personal loss. Borders played four years of men’s professional baseball, mostly in the independent Northern League…

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After hosting first all-girls baseball tournament, MLB’s gender barrier could be slowly breaking – Sportsnaut.com

The gender barrier in MLB is pretty impossible to break down. Or is it? The organization is continuously making strides to embrace females.

Source: After hosting first all-girls baseball tournament, MLB’s gender barrier could be slowly breaking – Sportsnaut.com

Trailblazers Series offers validation for girls playing baseball

An event in California put together by Major League Baseball gathered girls from around the country to play baseball. Helping facilitate was Alexandria’s Codi Dudley.

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Veronica Wong in uncharted territory in Nanaimo’s baseball community | nanaimonewsNOW

NANAIMO — Veronica Wong is not just an athlete who’s gifted in a number of sports, she’s also broken through the gender barrier.   She is the only female player on the Midget AAA College Prep Nanaimo Buccaneers baseball team.

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MLB Wants Girls To Know They Can Play Baseball Too | The Huffington Post

Source: MLB Wants Girls To Know They Can Play Baseball Too | The Huffington Post