GOOD NEWS Girl Beats Boys With Devastating Curveball to Reach Little League World Series
Meet the 13-year-old girl who is taking the baseball world by storm!
Pitcher Mo'ne Davis of Philadelphia is headed to the Little League World Series after leading her team (of boys) to the regional title, throwing a three-hit shutout in an 8-0 victory for the Taney (Pa.) Dragons over a team from Newark, Delaware.
Davis can reach 70 mph on the radar gun with her fastball, and her curveball has given opposing hitters fits. She struck out 10 hitters in a previous game at the regional tournament.
The Little League World Series gets underway tomorrow in Williamsport, Pa., and Davis will be the 18th girl to take part. The Dragons, representing the Mid-Atlantic play on Friday afternoon against the Southeast squad from Nashville.
It will also be the first time two female players will compete in the same LLWS. Emma March will play for the team from British Columbia.
Eric is pretty tough in his own right, having been drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates 20 years ago.
Watch the full interview above and some highlights of Davis below: