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For the first time in its history, Sports Illustrated has put a Little Leaguer on the cover of its magazine. And this is no ordinary Little Leaguer. Mo'ne Davis is a 13-year-old whose long braids fly around her head when she hurls one of her fast balls as a pitcher for the Taney Dragons.

The team is out to win the Little League Championship and in the process, they've captured the heart of their home city of Philadelphia. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Emma Jacobs of WHYY reports.


This segment aired on August 20, 2014.

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