--For Immediate Release, March 4, 2010--
Tiffany Brooks Becomes First American Female Pro Baseball Player of the 21stCentury
Brooks Signs Contract with Big Bend Cowboys of Alpine, Texas
Following a successful stint in the Arizona Winter League (Pro Independent Instructional League) in Yuma, Arizona where she was one of two females
to ever attend, Tiffany Brooks
of Spokane, Washington has agreed to
terms with the Big Bend Cowboys of Alpine, Texas of the Continental
Baseball League. With this historic signing, Tiffany becomes the first
female professional baseball player in America in the 21st Century.
Brooks, who plays 1B and is a Relief Pitcher, is excited to follow in the steps of American female ballplayers who have come before her, notably Ila
Borders who pitched in the Northern League from 1997-1999, and both
Mamie “Peanut” Johnson (1950's)and Jackie Mitchell (1930's).
Brooks said she is very pleased with the opportunity