Philly’s Own Pitching Sensation Mo’ne Davis Lands on ‘Influential Teens’ List

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Philadelphia’s baseball superstar Mo’Ne Davis already made history when she became the first Little Leaguer to grace the cover of Sports illustrated but now the 13-year-old can add another magazine honor to her accolades.

Mo’Ne lands on Time’s list of the “25 Most Influential Teens of 2014.”

Time explained why the Philadelphia teen made the list:

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“It’s not every day that a black female athlete appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated -- let alone one who’s 13. So Mo’ne Davis made quite a splash in August when she landed that spot (cover line: 'Remember Her Name') after pitching a shutout game in the Little League World Series."

The Taney Dragons pitcher has some impressive company of the list including first children Sasha and Malia Obama; Philly star Will Smith’s son Jaden Smith; Nobel Prize-recipient Malala Yousafzai; and singing sensation Lorde.

Mo’Ne yet again stands out for she is joins Sasha Obama as the only 13-year-olds on the list.

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