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

MLB Receives Overall C+ in Racial, Gender Hiring Practices | Sports News | US News

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As Major League Baseball celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, a diversity report finds that the league could do a better job of identifying and hiring minority and female candidates for top decision-making levels.

Source: MLB Receives Overall C+ in Racial, Gender Hiring Practices | Sports News | US News

Loran Smith: Former Georgia student thrives in position with Reds | Local Sports | daltondailycitizen.com

GOODYEAR, Ariz.

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NBC News: Baseball Great Rod Carew Hopes to Raise Awareness After Heart Transplant From Tragic NFLer

Baseball Great Rod Carew Hopes to Raise Awareness After Heart Transplant From Tragic NFLer
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Rod Carew got a second chance when he received a heart transplant following the tragic death of former NFL tight end Konrad Reuland. Read the full story

Edie Windsor Coding Scholarship Pledge 2017 – Lesbians Who Tech

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