Mo’ne Davis Keeps Her Eyes on the Prize

By Qimmah Saafir Mar 23, 2015

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.