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Mo’ne Davis Asked School to Reinstate Baseball Player Dismissed from Team for Profane Tweet

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2015 file photo, Mo'ne Davis attends the 2015 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Disney Channel says development is under way on the biographical film, titled "Throw Like Mo." It will tell the story of this 13-year-old sensation who last summer made history as the first girl to pitch a shutout in the Little League World Series.  (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
 In this Feb. 13, 2015 file photo, Mo’ne Davis attends the 2015 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game at Madison Square Garden in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)

Nina Mandell, USA TODAY

 
(USA Today)—Mo’ne Davis said she sent a letter to Bloomsburg University asking them to reinstate a baseball player kicked off the team for a profane tweet about the young Little League star.

“Everyone makes mistakes and I know — he would if it was me — I know I would want to take that back,” she said on SportsCenter Monday morning.

Joey Casselberry, a first baseman, was dismissed from the team on Saturday after a tweet about the announcement that the Disney Channel is making a movie about Davis, the first girl to pitch a shutout in a LLWS game.

 

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