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Women’s Baseball High School Invitational MLB Grit takes off on International Women’s Day

Women’s Baseball High School Invitational MLB Grit takes off on International Women’s Day
08/03/2019

A total of 60 girls, aged 18 and under, who play baseball at the High School level, will compete in games and participate in special events. Allison Schroeder, Liz Gilder (Canada), Eva Cristina Torres Vega (Puerto Rico), Ashton Lansdell, Emily Tsujikawa (USA) competed in WBSC Women’s World Cup

Major League Baseball (MLB) and USA Baseball are hosting more than 60 young women, ages 18 and under, in MLB Grit, an inaugural High School invitational designed for girls who play baseball.
The tournament, hosted by MLB Texas Rangers, takes off today, Friday 8 March, International Women’s Day. Games will be played through Sunday 10 March.

The roster of participants features High School baseball players from 21 States, Washington D.C., Canada and Puerto Rico and includes players who competed in WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup 2018: Allison Schroeder, Liz Gilder (Canada), Eva Cristina Torres Vega (Puerto Rico; fielding second base in the cover picture), Ashton Lansdell, Emily Tsujikawa (USA).

Participants will attend special presentations from figures connected to baseball that will provide various levels of advice and insight, including tips on the collegiate recruiting process and offer information about careers within baseball.

MLB Grit joins the Trailblazer Series and the Girls Baseball Breakthrough Series as MLB and USA Baseball-operated events designed to support and provide exposure for girls playing baseball.

SCHEDULE of games and SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

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