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Women's baseball makes historic Pan Am debut

As Toronto hosts the largest and most diverse Pan American Games to-date, history is quietly being made. This week marked the first time women's baseball was played in a large, multi-sport event. 

The New York Times reports: 
There was no live television coverage at the debut, and perhaps only 200 fans saw the first pitch as American left hander Sarah Hudek threw a ball just off the plate to open the game against leadoff hitter Astrid Rodriguez of Venezuela.

"To be here, this is awesome. This is it," said American player Malaika Underwood. "It doesn't matter that we're not on TV. I mean the fact we are out here is the point. When we look back at this, I think we'll appreciate the magnitude."

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Source: New York Times
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