MLB's very own Sarah Langs has been nothing short of an inspiration to those within the baseball community -- and those beyond it. Now, she's had a scholarship named after her, the Sarah Langs Women in Baseball Analytics Scholarship. The three inaugural recipients are Amelia Moir from Oregon State University,...
- Baseball HOF to honor Negro Leagues with East-West Classic
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A new, star-studded showcase of former Major League talents is coming to Cooperstown next year. The East-West Classic: A Tribute to the Negro Leagues All-Star Game will be played at Doubleday Field on May 25 during Memorial Day weekend. The inaugural matchup will coincide with the opening...
- 'Take the Field' helping more women find work in baseball
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- When Liz Benn first helped establish the Take the Field program in 2018, there weren’t many people who looked like her in baseball. Working for the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, she was the engine behind a program that aims to increase women’s participation in on-field...
- Breakthrough Series focuses on future of women in baseball
VERO BEACH, Fla. -- Coming off its second-ever World Series appearance, the D-backs organization is still making contributions on the diamond almost two weeks after Major League Baseball's season concluded. Hillsboro Hops manager Ronnie Gajownik -- a history-making skipper with the D-backs' affiliate in the High-A Northwest League -- is...
- Mexico Women's National team makes history at first World Cup
THUNDER BAY, Ontario -- It was the Mexican women's national team's first international appearance in the history of its program in 2019. Facing Nicaragua in the Pan-American Championships, Mexico turned to Rosi del Castillo, their star pitcher. She grew up having faced men's teams and had already made history, becoming...
- Female umpire Jen Pawol to work home plate in Triple-A championship
The Triple-A National Championship game is a way for fans to see future stars on the mound and at the plate. But it’s also a chance to see those behind the plate before they reach The Show. Jen Pawol, who earlier this season became the first woman to umpire at...
- Naomi Ryan is the 16-year-old star at the center of America's lineup
THUNDER BAY, Ontario -- There was a lot on the line when the United States took on Canada in the WBSC Women's World Cup group stage on Thursday night. For one, success in this tournament is paramount as the top two teams and a wild card advance to the finals...
- Former players discuss paths to executive roles
NEW YORK -- Life in baseball is never really over, even after a player retires from the game. That point was driven home at Major League Baseball headquarters on Thursday, during a panel discussion hosted by A2E (Athletes to Executives) and the Employee Resource Group titled “Transitioning from On-Field to...
- Overall MLB diversity up; effort to increase Black participation continues
Jackie Robinson was the strongest symbol of how the sport of baseball can bridge divides and bring people of all races and colors together. And so Jackie Robinson Day is as good a time as any to check in on the diversity of Major League Baseball. As of Opening Day,...
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