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Mo'Ne Davis makes history in Little League World Series

Written by Scott LaMar, Smart Talk Host/Executive Producer | Aug 15, 2014 9:17 PM
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A crowd of about 30,000 witnessed history Friday.

(Williamsport) Thirteen-year-old Mo'Ne Davis made history Friday when she pitched the Taney Dragons Little League team of Philadelphia past South Nashville, Tennessee in the Little League

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Mo'Ne Davis fires a pitch.

World Series tournament in Williamsport.  Davis is the first girl to be the winning pitcher in a LL World Series game.

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Photo by Scott LaMar/WITF

Mo'Ne Davis is inspiring many young girls.

Mo'Ne allowed only two hits and struck out eight in Taney's 4-0 victory Friday afternoon.


The Taney Dragons rallied with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning Sunday night to pull out an exciting 7-6 second round victory over Texas.  Trailing 6-5 entering the last inning, a triple scored a runner from first base and then a throwing error by the Texas shortstop led to the walk-off win.

Taney will now play on Wednesday in Williamsport and Mo'Ne Davis will be eligible to pitch after four days rest.

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