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Little League Pitcher Mo’Ne Davis Is The Hero We All Need

Anything you can do, she can do better.

1. Mo’Ne Davis, the star pitcher for the Philadelphia Little League team, captured her second consecutive shutout today while striking out eight batters in six innings.

2. With strikes reaching over 70 mph, the 13-year-old pitcher has fanned 14 batters in her last two starts, allowing only five hits in the process.

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3. On top of being only the fourth American girl to appear in the Little League World Series, Mo’Ne is also the first girl to throw a complete game shutout in LLWS history!

4. And she’s getting all sorts of love for it. From professional baseball players…

6. To rappers…

Mo'Ne Davis ......goosebumps You're awesome! Unbelievable

— LilTunechi (@Lil Wayne WEEZY F)

7. And the one and only Magic Johnson, who recognized her talents after her first shutout performance.

Who said girls can't play baseball? Yesterday, Mo'Ne Davis threw a complete game shut out to lead her team to the #LLWS!

— MagicJohnson (@Earvin Magic Johnson)

9. Congratulations, Mo’Ne! You deserve it!

The Taney Dragons will play again on Sunday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2.

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