For Young Girls Playing Baseball, There Are Few Chances After Little League

Justine Siegal, Ph.D., is a baseball coach and sports educator who has spent her career breaking barriers in a sport that offers few opportunities for women. In 2009, she became the first woman to pitch a major league batting practice. In 2015, Siegal became the first woman to be hired as a coach by

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See Jane Resist

Community activist group based out of San Francisco

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What #MeToo Means to Teenagers

While the “Me Too” movement has largely focused on adults, sexual harassment can leave deep and lasting scars on children and teens too.

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Gen Z’s next battleground: lowering the voting age

The post-millennial generation’s brewing political activism

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Colin Kaepernick Wins Amnesty International’s Highest Honor

It’s the global human rights organization’s highest honor

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Details for Jackie Robinson Day announced

The numbers only tell part of the story. They cannot capture the essence of the man, his legacy, or all of his accomplishments. There’s not a formula, not even in this day and age in baseball, that can measure Jackie Robinson’s impact.

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Rockford to celebrate Peaches’ 75th anniversary

The four-day celebration will feature celebrities from the movie, ‘A League of Their Own’ and several other free family-friendly events throughout Rockford.

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Dirt in the skirt: Program to share stories of Battle Creek Belles, women’s pro baseball

Former player Mary Moore and manager Joe Cooper to discuss their time in the AAGPBL of ‘A League of Their Own’ fame

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Girl Power: Moss, Quinton baseball teams field female players

With some local schools not having a slow-pitch softball team this season, what is a softball player going to do?

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KMBA registration numbers up in 2018

Norbrock Stadium will be jam-packed for Kamloops Minor Baseball Association opening-ceremony festivities on Saturday. Registration numbers continue to grow, with 692 players signed up for the . . .

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