Mo’Ne Davis Takes High Road, Asks That Player Who Called Her Awful Name Be Reinstated

Stephen A. Crockett Jr.
Little League Baseball pitcher Mo’ne Davis reacts after she throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 4 of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park Oct. 25, 2014, in San Francisco.
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Over the weekend a Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania baseball player took to Twitter to call 13-year-old Mo’ne Davis, the star pitcher who shook up the Little League tournament, a derogatory name.

“Disney is making a movie about Mo’ne Davis? WHAT A JOKE. That [s—t] got rocked by Nevada,” Joey Casselberry tweeted.


It didn’t take long for the university to announce that Casselberry had been booted from the team.

On Monday TMZ Sports reports that Mo’ne and her coach emailed the Bloomsburg University president and asked that Casselberry’s dismissal be reconsidered. 

“While Bloomsburg says they respect Davis’ opinion and praise her for being incredibly mature about the situation—the school will NOT reinstate the baseball player,” TMZ Sports reports.

Read more at TMZ Sports.

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