16-year-old French girl may be headed for the MLB
Melissa Mayeux is not your average 16-year-old girl by any means. The French high schooler followed her older brother's athletic footsteps and is a shortstop on France's under-18 junior national baseball team.
Although she didn't intend on making baseball history, last month Mayeux became the first female ever to be placed on the Major League Baseball's international registration list. This means that the she is now eligible to sign a contract with any of the 30 big league baseball teams.
Mayeux told Reuters:
See photos of Mayeux at a recent baseball camp:
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