Capitalizing on their business skills, an unprecedented eight women are serving as GMs in minor league baseball, but reaching the majors remains a dream.
Growing up in a volleyball family, she never backed down from a challenge. That mindset has helped her make an impact on the nation's No. 2 team.
There hasn't been a single woman umpire in affiliated baseball since 2007, and applicants at umpiring schools have dwindled.
Women have played baseball in college and the minor leagues. The next step: the majors. If it happens, most agree it will be a knuckleball pitcher.