Co-ed Participation - Women's Participation in Men's Professional Baseball

The Foundation Position

 

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Can women compete against men in professional baseball? Any woman who attempts to play professional baseball will, in all likelihood, be a female elite athlete with lean body mass and size comparable to many male athletes in the minor leagues who play baseball.

Co-ed Participation - Women's Participation in Men's Professional Baseball: The Foundation Position (PDF 443k)

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By Women's Sports Foundation

EXPLORE FURTHER

Expanding Opportunities Without Eliminating Men's Sports

When an institution eliminates a men's team in the name of Title IX, such action usually results in the development of destructive acrimony, pitting the men's non-revenue sports against women's sports.

Participation of Intersex Athletes in Women's Sports

Intersex athletes are vulnerable to exclusion from women’s sports, as well as ridicule and invasion of privacy. We believe that women with intersex conditions have the same rights to participation in athletics as all women.

Participation of Transgender Athletes

Prohibitions against sex discrimination have been interpreted by state and federal courts to encompass discrimination based on gender identity or expression.

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