Tuesday, August 19, 2014

2014 LLWS - Mo'ne Davis is first Little Leaguer on the cover of Sports Illustrated

Mo'ne Davis has become something way bigger than just a Little League World Series Player
Sports Illustrated: Thirteen-year-old sensation Mo'ne Davis, who plays for Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons, has become the first Little Leaguer to grace the national cover of Sports Illustrated. The 5-foot-4 inch, 111-pound eighth grader is not only taking the Little League World Series by storm, but also she has captured the nation’s attention.

"Last week, this week, maybe next week, she's owned the sports conversation," Sports Illustrated manager editor Chris Stone said. "How often do you get to say this about a 13-year-old girl? It's the easiest type of story to identify as a cover story." Read the Full Article ...