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Mo'Ne Davis Is Better At What She Does Than You Are At What You Do

Mo'Ne Davis (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Mo'Ne Davis (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Sunday afternoon, 13-year-old Mo'Ne Davis — a pitcher for the Taney (Pa.) Dragons — became the first girl to throw a complete game shoutout in a Little League World Series clinching contest, throwing pitches that reached 70 mph.

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I also had a busy Sunday afternoon. I went to brunch, ordered extra sausage, drank a kiwi Belini, and complained that my feet were hurting on the .7 mile walk home from the light rail.

I'm not quite sure what makes a person "better" than another person. In fact, I hesitate to use that term. In this context, "better" is relative and variable, which makes it undefinable and immeasurable.

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That said, I'm pretty certain Mo'Ne Davis is a better person than I am.

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Joe Katzman

I don't know if Mo’Ne Davis is a better person than you are. But I did watch that game. Damn. She even got stronger and sharper as it went on - and this was after shutting out the last team she faced.

Let the college recruitment offers begin… :-)