Mo'ne Davis drafted by Harlem Globetrotters


A day before her 14th birthday, Philly’s Little League phenom, Mo’ne Davis, was one of six people drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters during their ninth annual player draft.

Sweet Lou Dunbar, the Globetrotters’ director of player personnel, explained the qualities they look for when choosing their potential draft picks.

When we conduct our draft, we look for outstanding athletes from different sports all over the world that exemplify the Globetrotters’ efforts to provide service, smiles and sportsmanship globally. This group of individuals embodies the skill, athleticism and showmanship it takes to be a Harlem Globetrotter.

Mo’ne made history with her 70 mph fastballs when she became the first girl in the 75-year history of the Little League World Series to pitch a shutout in the tournament.

But, the Sports Illustrated 2014 Sports Kid of the Year says basketball has always been her first love.

Check out the clip of Mo’ne putting in work with the Globetrotters at the Wells Fargo Center back in March.

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