Congratulations to Justine Seigal, for sticking to her passion and making her dreams come true.
Here is the story, as reported by Jordan Bastian on MLB.com:
Ladies’ first: Siegal makes history at Tribe camp
GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Justine Siegal reached into the green basket to her left, placed three baseballs in her left hand and one in her right, and then tried to keep her emotions in check as she prepared to throw to a professional hitter.
Siegal then fired off four-seam fastballs, doing her best to give a group of Indians prospects some nice targets for this historic round of batting practice on Monday. It was a moment Siegal had been dreaming about for years — becoming the first woman to throw to a Major League ballclub.
“I’ve been thinking about this almost every hour for the past month,” Siegal said. CLICK HERE TO KEEP READING…..
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- Siegal the first woman to throw BP to MLB team (mlb.mlb.com)
- 2011 spring training: Cleveland Indians put first woman on MLB mound — for batting practice (sports.espn.go.com)