Students at a Philadelphia elementary school are getting a very special surprise on Friday.
Thanks in part to a parade down Broad Street to honor a nice run by the Taney Dragons, the league is seeing an influx of players of all ages this year according to the Secretary of the League’s Board of Directors, Ellen Siegel. She says the league has averaged about 900 players the past few years, but this year the number has spiked to well over 1,000.
In her book, Mo’ne Davis: Remember My Name: My Story from First Pitch to Game Changer, she goes through what it was like to play in the Little League World Series and how it felt to be thrust into the national spotlight overnight.
Chicago eliminated Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons from the tournament last summer, in Williamsport, Pa.
The Chicago-based Little League World Series U.S. champs are reportedly under investigation for cheating.
No one in the sports world had heard of the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year until August.
Sports Illustrated took over part of Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia Monday to celebrate Mo’ne Davis as Sports Kid of the Year.
It’s another W for Mo’ne Davis. Sports Illustrated Kids has named the Philadelphia Little League star its Sports Kid of the Year.
As part of the Taney Dragons’ thrilling third-place run in Williamsport, Pa. this past summer, the 13-year-old became the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game.
Chris reviews last night’s election results, including Republicans retaking the Senate and Tom Wolf defeating Tom Corbett for Governor in Pennsylvania.
Mo’ne Davis will throw out the first pitch before Game 4 of the World Series.
A Chevrolet commercial featuring Mo’ne Davis aired during game one of the World Series.
Mo’ne Davis’ Incredible Performance In Little League World Series Earns Her A Place In The Baseball Hall Of Fame
Now the jersey she wore while pitching a complete game shutout hangs in Cooperstown, New York, the same place that plays tribute to other Philadelphia baseball icons like Steve Carlton, Joe Morgan and Mike Schmidt.
Mo’ne Davis has donated her LLWS jersey to the Hall of Fame.
The 13-year-old Davis plans to donate the jersey she wore last month when she pitched a two-hit shutout, becoming the first girl to win a game at the LLWS. She will visit the Hall on Thursday with her Little League teammates from Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons and the Anderson Monarchs, her longtime travel team.