By Justin Udo
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Mo’ne Davis and the Taney Dragons’ incredible run in this year’s Little League World Series has earned the star pitcher a place in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.READ MORE: Philadelphia Officials Rollout New Plan To Address Gun Violence Epidemic After Bartram High Student Was Killed
Davis is the first female pitcher to win a game in the Little League World Series.
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.
During a ceremony in Cooperstown on Thursday, where Davis’s jersey was inducted into the museum, she said she definitely understands the importance of this moment.READ MORE: Philadelphia City Councilman Introduces Bill To End City's 'Soda Tax'
It will pave the way for more girls to play baseball and will be a better sport,” Davis said.
Davis says to see her shutout jersey on display in the Hall of Fame is amazing.
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