Mo’ne Davis and Her Rise to Greatness

13-year-old sensation Mo'Ne Davis throws two-hit shutout at Little League World Series.

Out of the nearly 9,000 players who have participated in the Little League World Series, only 18 were girls. Davis is the fourth American girl, and with Emma March of Canada also playing, this is the third time in the tournament’s 68-year history that two girls are competing at the same time.

“It’s very unreal,” said Mo'Ne “I never thought that at the age of 13 I would be a role model, but now it’s real. I always wanted to be a basketball role model; being a baseball role model is really cool."
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