Mo'ne Davis' teammates described her as "the mother" of the team, but she'll be remembered for being fierce. For being a leader. And for showing legions of young girls everywhere that they can do anything the boys can do. Only better.
Whether they like it or hate it, girls are often rerouted from baseball to softball at a young age. Now, with Mo'ne Davis' success at the Little League World Series, many female baseball pioneers are hoping it's finally time to play hardball.
Stephanie Wilka's second home was the little league fields where her father coached and her brothers played, so it's only fitting that the Astros' coordinator of amateur scouting continues to build her career around the sport she grew up with.
The life led by Little Leaguer Christina Taylor Green, the youngest victim of the Jan. 8 Tucson massacre, provides inspiration for an elite cyclist, who believes Green's legacy will live on through sports-loving girls and women of all ages.