The moment she threw the final pitch at the Little League World Series in 2014, everything changed for then-13-year-old Mo’ne Davis. Not only was she one of just four American females to ever play in the event, but the star athlete had just pitched the first shut-out in Little League World Series history — and everyone noticed.
As Davis told “Oprah: Where Are They Now?”, she realized she was in the center of the spotlight soon after that monumental game ended.
“Me and two other teammates got trapped in a corner … just signing autographs and taking pictures,”Davis recalls.
And the attention only intensified from there. Interviews, magazine covers, television appearances… It seemed as if the world couldn’t get enough of the inspiring teen. Davis, meanwhile, had to make quite the adjustment to her newfound fame.
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How Mo’ne Davis Really Felt About The Fame That Came With Being Little League’s ‘It’ Girl was originally published on praisecleveland.com