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Emma Span

Self Description

June 2014: 'Emma Span is a senior editor at Sports Illustrated and the author of “90% of the Game Is Half Mental: And Other Tales From the Edge of Baseball Fandom.”'

Third-Party Descriptions


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Organization Executive (past or present) Sports Illustrated (SI) Source Jun 7, 2014

Articles and Resources

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Jun 06, 2014 Is Softball Sexist?

QUOTE: women have been playing baseball since long before they had the right to vote. As the national pastime went professional, women were forced out of it — and into softball. Title IX, the 1972 federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education, also protects equal access to and funding of sports for boys and girls at the school level, and girls have been fighting to play baseball — with lawsuits, if necessary — since the 1970s.

New York Times