The first female player in Australian professional baseball (ABL) history was born. Melbourne Aces left-hander Genevieve Beacom is the main character.
Beacom appeared as a relief in the match against the Adelaide Giants in the Melbourne Challenge Series held at the Melbourne Ball Park in Melbourne on the 8th, and recorded one inning without a hit or a score.
In the 6th inning, she was four points behind, and Beacom put the first batter on base, but grounded the next two batters and caught two out counts. She then faced a crisis of 2 to 1 and 2 by walking, but she treated the next batter with a floating ball and finished the inning without a score.
The match was eventful and Melbourne lost 1-7. However, on this day, she made her debut as the first female player in Australian professional baseball, and Beacom, who recorded her top speed of 135 km/h, is a hot topic.
Nothing is impossible,Beacom said in an interview with local media. When asked, Is there anything you want to say to female players around the world who dream of becoming professional baseball players?Beacom said,If you don't want to, don't listen to anyone telling you to play softball because you're a woman.If you work hard enough, you will surely succeed somewhere. can Nothing is impossible,she said.
The Melbourne club announced on the 2nd that it had signed a contract with Beacom.She has already played in the Victorian Summer Baseball League, which consists of more than 100 teams, she has already recorded as the first female player in the Australian Baseball League under 16 in 2018.