Mo’ne Davis has already made history.
Last summer, she became the first girl to pitch a shutout as a Philadelphia Taney Dragon. Then the Little League wonder nabbed the cover of Sports Illustrated. Last week, the Disney Channel announced that a biopic of the 13-year-old sensation is in the works – a TV movie called “Throw Like Mo.” And she’s making book-tour rounds for her writing debut, “Mo’ne Davis: Remember My Name: My Story From First Pitch To Game Changer.”
Davis is doing all of this amid negativity.
In one severe case, a Bloomsburg University baseball player named Joey Casselberry posted the following offensive tweet last week:
According to Associated Press, Bloomsburg has announced the dismissal of the junior first baseman on Twitter stating that the Pennsylvania university was “deeply saddened” by the player’s tweet.