COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Mo’ne Davis took the field in Cooperstown after taking her place in history.
The pitching star for Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons donated her jersey to the baseball Hall of Fame on Thursday after becoming the first girl to win Little League World Series games.
The 13-year-old Davis was joined by her Philly teammates and players on the Anderson Monarchs, her longtime travel team. They played an exhibition game Thursday at Doubleday Field against the Catskill Mountain Cougars under-12 team from Stamford, New York.
Davis called it “amazing” to see her jersey on display. Davis pitched a two-hit shutout against a team from Nashville at the LLWS last month.
Mamie “Peanut” Johnson, one of three women to play in the Negro Leagues, was on hand for the event.
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