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Little Leaguer Mo’ne Davis Steals Major League Spotlight With First Pitch

Mo'ne Davis throws ceremonial first pitch  prior to a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, Source: AP

Mo’ne Davis throws the ceremonial first pitch Tuesday prior to a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Washington Nationals. Source: AP

That Mo’ne Davis-Clayton Kershaw pitch off? Let’s call it a draw.

Mo’ne, the Little League ace from Philadelphia, had confidently challenged Kershaw, the Dodgers ace who is not of this world, to a mysterious “pitch off.” Kershaw didn’t know what that entailed, so he responded by inviting the 13-year-old sensation to visit Los Angeles.

A duel never materialized Tuesday night at Chavez Ravine, but the two pitchers showed why they have owned this summer on the mound.

Mo’ne handed out autographs, including one to a star struck Yasiel Puig, an outfielder for the Dodgers.

Mo’ne threw out the ceremonial first pitch — and fired a dart of a strike, outside corner at the knees.

 

Source: nypost.com

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