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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Race and Sport

Sports participation is critical for a female of color just as it is for all females. Opportunities for female athletes of color have grown exponentially since the passage of Title IX.

Blood-Borne Pathogens and Athletics

The fact that HIV is a blood-borne pathogen (an infection spread through blood contact), poses serious questions to the athletic world: Should an athlete who has contracted a blood-borne pathogen be allowed to engage in competitive athletics?

Homophobia and Sport Policy Recommendations

Athletic Department non-discrimination policies should prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in the department and on teams.

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