It wasn't just the nearly 100 girls participating in the inaugural all-girls baseball tournament sponsored by MLB and USA Baseball. Also on hand were the pioneers who paved the way.
The three-day event at the MLB Youth Academy in Compton, Calif., began Thursday with practices at the facility's four playing fields followed by a banquet dinner at Hotel Maya in Long Beach.
This first-of-its-kind girls baseball tournament that coincides with Jackie Robinson Day takes place from Thursday through Saturday at the MLB Youth Academy in Compton, Calif.
Starting April 13, Major League Baseball will present a first-of-its-kind girls baseball tournament at the MLB Youth Academy in Compton, Calif.