Mo'ne Davis Named 2014 Sports Illustrated Kids SportsKid Of The Year

Posted on January 3, 2015

Mo'ne Davis covers Sports Illusrated Kids

Mo'ne Davis is a 13-year-old pitcher who dominated the Little League World Series (LLWS). Mo'ne pitched for her team, the Philadelphia's Taney Dragons. She became the first female to pitch a shutout in the history of the LLWS. She has been named the 2014 Sports Illustrated Kids SportsKid Of The Year and AP Female Athlete of the Year.

First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted congratulations to Mo'ne saying, "Congrats to @MoneDavis11 on becoming the @SIKids' 2014 #SportsKid of the Year! You knocked it out of the park for girls everywhere."

Mo'ne is also the youngest ever to win The Associated Press 2014 Female Athlete of the Year. Take a look:



Photo: Sports Illustrated

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