baseball

The Women’s Baseball World Cup is the Best Kept Secret in Sports

Viewership numbers can send a message that there’s a demand for women’s baseball.

Cavalier Non-Apologies: Calling Foul on Josh Hader’s Offensive Tweets

A real, true apology comes with action—a demonstration of how you’re going to do better and be better. Read more »

There's (Still) No Crying in Baseball: An All-American Girl Looks Back on the League

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Read more »

Trumpian Bases: The Troubling Politics of Major League Baseball

Baseball is often considered the “least political” sport, but that’s not necessarily true. Read more »

Not Just Football: Abusers Rarely Strike Out in Baseball

Baseball hasn’t gotten the memo about the seriousness of domestic violence. Read more »

Thanks To Sexism, We Still Need “A League of Their Own” 25 Years Later

Baseball may be the national pastime, but girls are still excluded from the game. Read more »

In Fox's "Pitch" Gender Essentialism Stars Alongside Every Sports Cliché in the Book

The best thing about Pitch is the charismatic protagonist Ginny Baker, played wonderfully by Kylie Bunbury, who approaches the role with an emotional nuance and subtlety that balances the show’s heavy-handed script.  Read more »

What Happens When White Men Talk About Black Women in Sports

During an ESPN interview last week, Mo’ne Davis stressed that she really just wants to play ball.  In last week’s Little League World Series, Mo’Ne Davis was the all-star on the pitcher’s mound: ... Read more »

Top Ten Reasons Why This Feminist is a Sports Fan: #3

I'm not a sports fan because of a guy I'm dating, or as an excuse to tailgate. I admit to exulting a bit when I can dismantle the preconception of who a sports fan is, or who a woman is, simply by talking about sports, which I love anyway. And I love the chance to have my own preconceptions... Read more »

Laura Ricketts Is First Openly Gay Owner Of A Pro Team

Believe it: pro sports just got more inclusive. Laura Ricketts is now an owner of the Chicago Cubs. She is also an out lesbian who serves on the board of Lambda Legal, which is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization for lesbians,... Read more »

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