The world of major-league baseball may have just changed this coming year. In a professional baseball league that is dominated by males the major-league baseball team known as the Cleveland Indians has allowed the first female pitcher ever to set foot in the role for major-league baseball team.
Justine Siegel is the first ever woman to ever throw for batting practice for major-league baseball team. Justine Siegel has been on a crusade to persuade major-league baseball to allow women to take part in the sport for a number years.
Although Justine Siegel is not officially signed on the Cleveland Indians this is the first time that a woman has ever set foot on the pitching mound and thrown to major-league baseball players. the goal of this tryout wishes to see how Justine Siegel could stand up against the competition and the Cleveland Indians allowed her to use their pitching mound as a soapbox for cause.
Although it is unlikely that the major-league baseball teams will be signing a woman anytime soon this is one big step in showing that women just might have a chance sometime in the future. Justine Siegel’s crusade for women’s right to take part in baseball continues again on Wednesday when she throws for batting practice with the Oakland Athletics. Although she admits it is unlikely that she will be signed to a major league baseball team Justine Siegel in its but that is not the point and it is about showing that Maj. League baseball is open to the possibility that women could play against the men sometime in the future.