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

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Images and Words In Women's Sports

Images of women in general are still unrealistically thin and “twiggy” or reflective of sexual connotations.

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.

Issues Related to Pregnancy & Athletic Participation

Policies concerning pregnancy and sport should protect both the health and rights of female athletes to participate in sports and physical activity.

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