Not only is Brittany refusing to be slowed by her perceived physical limitations, she's knocking that very notion out of the ballpark as a pitcher for the city's parks and recreation "Bronco Division."
Brittany's perseverance has been obvious for quite some time as she began playing baseball as a 2-year-old. In the spirit of 14-year-old Brooke Liebsch who recently became her school's first female quarterback, Brittany hopes to pitch with the boys when she starts high school. By the looks of things, she already has the right attitude to match her athletic talent.
"When I first get on the field, I can feel everybody watching me," Brittany told NBC affiliate KSNV. "It gives me like a nervous [feeling], and then once I start throwing, they'll start realizing that I'm here to just play. Not play around."
Clearly those are the words of a player who means business, but Brittany has a vision that reaches far beyond the pitcher's mound.
"It was a goal to get people to accept me for who I am and to know that they won't take me for anybody different," she said.
Yasss, Brittany. Spoken like a true class act.
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