This is exactly what I hoped would happen. Inner city baseball has been dropping off for years (mostly because equipment is much more expensive than a basketball), but a story like Mo’Ne’s and the Taney Dragons is getting kids interested again. Hallelujah! PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Taney Dragons baseball team is playing their 2nd game […]
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Our hard-throwing girl made the New York Times! Your browser does not support iframes.
Today, Mo’Ne Davis did it again. In their first outing at Williamsport, she pitched a complete game and back-to-back shutouts. Slugger Jared Sprague-Lott pumped out a three-run homer in the first inning, and the rest is history. The irony is, the Taney Dragons Little League team is succeeding against the odds. Our city playground maintenance […]
Also bus tickets to Friday’s game at Williamsport! Click here. I just found out today Mo’Ne Davis was discovered playing football! The rest, as they say, is history. Or, at least making it. Davis will be just the 17th girl ever to play in the Little League World Series when the Taney Dragons take the […]
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About the Taney Dragons and just how remarkable they are.
Reporter: “What’s your signature pitch?” Mo’ne Davis: “Strike.” It was an amazing game and a delight for any baseball fan. Mon’ne pitched a shutout and a complete game. Twitter lit up as the word got out: Taney won the title with aggressive baserunning and mistake-free fielding. The Dragons gave themselves an early cushion with four […]
The Taney Dragons, a Little League team based out of a Philadelphia playground, is ONE GAME AWAY from playing in the World Series. ONE GAME. I’ll be watching tomorrow at 6pm EST, on ESPN2. And what makes it even better? Their ace pitcher, Mo’Ne Davis, is a girl. From The Good Phight: If you had […]
In marathon game. God, I love games like this!
But this makes me sad!