Why Softball Isn’t Baseball: Getting Girls In The Game

Why Softball Isn’t Baseball: Getting Girls In The Game

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For thousands of female athletes whose sport of choice is baseball, there are few professional options. A female player in Major League Baseball still remains the stuff of Hollywood fantasy. But women and girls are pushing back, saying softball just isn’t good enough. We talk to the first girl to pitch a shut-out in a Little League World Series — she’s also one of the youngest athletes ever on the cover of Sports Illustrated.