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Today Was One For The Ladies

Today, Monday February 21, 2011 will go down as the first time in baseball history a lady threw to Major League hitters.

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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