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Mo'ne Davis helps set Little League World Series TV record for ESPN
Mo'ne Davis helps set Little League World Series TV record for ESPN

Mo’ne Davis has been good business for ESPN. At 13, Davis belongs to a short list of female players to participate in the Little League World Series -- not to mention the 5-foot-4, 111-pound eighth-grader can hurl a baseball more than 70 MPH.  Sports Illustrated put her on the cover of its magazine this week -- a first for a Little League baseball player -- and on Wednesday she helped set a ratings record for ESPN. More than 5.59 million viewers tuned in to watch Davis take the mound against Las Vegas, an 8-1 loss in which she pitched only 2 1/3 innings, marking the highest ratings for a LLWS game ever on the network. The previous network record was set in 2001,...

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