Girl throws complete game shutout, will pitch at LLWS...

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    Very awesome.

    I think it's possible a woman could play in MLB. It would probably be a pitcher, and a knuckleballer at that, but Jose Altuve is one of the best and coolest players in the league and he's a 5'5 second baseman.

    There have been female goalies at various levels of the NHL's minor league system, right?

    Either way, it would obviously require an extraordinary sort of athlete to pull it off. Here's hoping.
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    So it is cool for girls to continually emasculate men and other men thinking that it is great. ?? How much can the men of this world have to take??? Are we going to allow women to dominate us in every phase of life. ? Are we going to allow Hillary to own us like she does her girly husband?? I tell you it is getting hard to handle.
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    Seeing the highlights of her game yesterday, she was striking out the guys with a fastball high in, or above the strike zone that they couldn't catch up to and consistently swung under. I think if she stays with it, she'll do great at the high school level. After that it's a tossup.
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    Canada has a girl on their team as well.
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    She has been impressive no doubt, but I did see a lot of people swinging at pitches they shouldn't. Some of that is because of the distance and time they have to react. That will change on the high school level so there is no telling how successful she will be. I will her luck. It would be cool if she could dominate on the high school level and force colleges to take a real look.
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    She is fun to watch. 70mph is a real good fastball for that age group. She was very successful throwing high in the "strike zone" that is large in LL. However, when their nuts drop, her competitors will get bigger and stronger. Male hormone is a powerful thing. I can't imagine her pitching in high school but it would be cool if she did.

    The LLWS is one of my favorite times of the year. I like even more than MLB WS unless the Braves are in it.
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    "When their nuts drop" lol !!!! Classic
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    Long way from LL to High School ball. I know several kids that threw 60+ in LL and never even played JV in HS.
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    Now they have got the girl on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

    Anybody else think this is getting a little out of hand?

    For Gods sakes, she is the EIGHTEENTH girl to play in the LLWS, not the first.
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    All along I wanted to see her face Nevada or Chicago. Nevada hit her pretty good and I think Chicago hits even better. Chicago was my run away pick to win it all during the regionals. But Nevada has shown up to play and I think has their staff set up better for a run at the international champ.
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    I doubt the HS baseball in/around Philly is as tough as in warmer climes.

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