If you haven’t yet heard the name Mo’ne Davis, she’s a 13-year-old pitcher for the Taney Dragons baseball team, a squad that just qualified for the Little League World Series.
Davis has become a Little League sensation, and her complete-game shutout performance for the Philadelphia-based ballclub in the Mid-Atlantic Final made her a star.
During a recent interview with ESPN W, Davis challenged Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw — a pitching sensation in his own right — to a pitch-off.
The video is available here, but here’s what Kershaw had to say in response (via CBS Philly):
It’s great that the Dodgers ace took a moment to respond and congratulate the young lady. But Kershaw better be careful: That girl has some serious stuff. Here are some highlights and a profile of the dynamo pitcher: