Mo’Ne is the First Little Leaguer, Girl or Boy, to Land the Cover of Sports Illustrated

sports illustrated little league girlLast night on SportsCenter’s Top Stories segment there was a fascinating interview with a 13-year-old girl who plays Little League on an otherwise all-boys team in Philly. The first, but definitely not last I’d hear of Mo’Ne Davis.

She throws a 70 mph fastball and was noticed at her school by the baseball coach for playing football, you know, just casually throwing perfect spirals and zooming around the field faster than most college running backs.

Mo’Ne could likely succeed in baseball, football or basketball (her favorite). The world is her oyster, as displayed on this week’s issue of Sports IllustratedContinue reading “Mo’Ne is the First Little Leaguer, Girl or Boy, to Land the Cover of Sports Illustrated”