#Spotlight – This week we celebrate Women’s History Month, including the amazing accomplishments and firsts from many women in sports history. Today we highlight a few game changers!
Mo’ne Davis after she donated her 2014 LLWS Jersey to the Baseball Hall of Fame – Pictured with Steve Bandura of Anderson Monarchs, HOF President Jeff Idelson and Mamie “Peanut” Johnson
A then 13-year-old Mo'ne Davis was the first little leaguer to grace the national cover of Sports Illustrated.
Ila Borders – 1st female to get a scholarship to play men’s college baseball, 1st to get a win in a men’s college game and pitch complete game. 1st female to get a win in men’s pro ball, playing in minor leagues for 4 years
Bernice Gera, 1st female umpire in pro baseball. She won the right to be an umpire through the courts and was hired by the New York-Penn League, umpiring her first game in 1972