Gibson: When will the first woman play in the major leagues?

From Charlotte Gibson at espnW on July 1, 2019:

After 15 years as a softball coach — seven at the collegiate level — Miami Dade College head coach Gina De Aguero felt like she’d seen it all. But she hadn’t yet seen a player like Melissa Mayeux.

In the spring of 2017, De Aguero received an email from Mayeux, a shortstop from France. It wasn’t unusual for her to receive emails from international players. But there was something intriguing about this email from Mayeux.

Mayeux wrote that she wanted to play softball, but she’d played only baseball all her life.

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Originally published: July 9, 2019. Last Updated: July 9, 2019.