PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It’s another W for Mo’ne Davis.
Sports Illustrated Kids has named the Philadelphia Little League star its Sports Kid of the Year.
First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted the news Monday morning, saying 13-year-old Mo’ne “knocked it out of the park for girls everywhere.”
The honor roll student became a sensation in August after leading the Taney Dragons to a 4-0 victory over Nashville, Tennessee.
She’s since appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, starred in a Spike Lee-directed car commercial and has her jersey displayed in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
Sports Illustrated Kids says Mo’ne shows everyone has the ability to make an impact and inspire no matter age, gender or race.
She’s the ninth person honored as Sports Kid of the Year since 2007.
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