Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Making My Pitch: A … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Making My Pitch!
The following is an excerpt from Making My Pitch: A Woman’s Baseball Odyssey (Nebraska, 2017) by Ila Jane Borders with Jean Hastings Ardell. Ila Jane Borders is the first woman to win a men’s professional baseball game. She has been honored twice at … Continue reading Excerpt: Making My Pitch
With this reading list, the long baseball-playing days of summer don’t have to come to an end. A Game of Their Own by Jennifer Ring From baseball’s history of shunning girls from the game to the undeniable success of the … Continue reading Reading List: At the Old Ball Game
Jennifer Ring is a professor of political science at the University of Nevada, Reno. She is the author of Stolen Bases: Why American Girls Don’t Play Baseball and A Game of Their Own: Voices of Contemporary Women in Baseball, the story … Continue reading From the desk of Jennifer Ring: Women’s Baseball at the Pan Am Games