Jimmy Fallon Challenges Star Pitcher Mo’ne Davis to a Baseball Showdown

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Mo’ne Davis, the 13-year-old pitching phenom who landed the cover of Sports Illustrated, took time this week to further burnish her place in history by participating in a battle against funnyman Jimmy Fallon

Accompanied by her catcher, Scott Bandura, Davis joined Fallon on his Tonight Show set in a winner-take-all strikeout match. The prize? A delicious Philly cheesesteak

Peppered with a healthy dose of humorous posturing and attempts at subterfuge by Fallon, the 10-pitch showdown could be one of the last times the public gets to see Davis in action on such a high-profile platform now that her Little League career is over

As expected, the star pitcher gave Fallon a pretty tough time, even though the two were playing with wiffle balls — making her trademark 70-mph fastball impossible in the small studio Read more…

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Adario Strange

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