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

The Foundation Position

 

Content Summary



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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