December 3, 2008

WHEREAS, IN ALL OF EUROPE ONLY ONE GUY CAN THROW OVERHAND... (via Glenn Dryfoos):

Knuckleballer Yoshida, 16, signs with new Japan independent league (Associated Press, December 2, 2008)

A 16-year-old Japanese girl signed with a regional baseball team Tuesday, becoming the country's first female professional baseball player.

Eri Yoshida, a knuckleball pitcher, will play for the Kobe 9 Cruise in a new independent league starting in April 2009.

Posted by Orrin Judd at December 3, 2008 7:35 PM
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