Mo'ne Davis hits a triple with book, sneaker, movie deal

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- 9 months ago we met South Philadelphia pitching Phenom Mo'ne Davis.

Today, the world knows her.

How would she describe the last year? In three words, "Crazy. Really crazy."

After Mo'ne and the Taney Dragons made their run in the Little League World Series, the 13-year-old has earned her spot in history.

The girl who can play with the boys made it to the front of magazine covers, received honors, and hung out with big names including playing ball with fellow Philly native comedian Kevin Hart.

However, Mo'ne says she doesn't feel like a celebrity.

"Because everyone is treating me the same," she said.

Mo'ne says her need to give back has also kept her grounded.

And she's walking in some comfortable shoes, specifically sneakers designed by her.

Proceeds benefit 'Make A Difference Everyday' which helps less fortunate girls around the world.

"Hopefully boosts their confidence and just to let them know they have a future ahead of them," Mo'ne said.

But the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy 8th grader who plays on the varsity basketball team hasn't stopped with shoes.

The book on Mo'ne's life just hit the shelves and she's created a watch. The money will rebuild the 17th and Fitzwater field where she still plays with her baseball team the Anderson Monarchs.

"I've played on that field for a while and I was discovered on that field. So if it wasn't for that field, I don't know what my life would be like right now," Mo'ne said.

And there's one more big announcement - Mo'ne just got a movie deal!

"It's pretty much just like the book about my journey and hopefully it's a really good movie," Mo'ne said.

She continues to inspire kids and adults on and off the field.

Mo'ne will have a book signing at the Rittenhouse Square Barnes and Noble Saturday starting at 2:00 p.m.

When I asked her what's next? Mo'ne simply said "baseball season."

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Mo'ne's Shoes

Mo'ne's Watch
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