Female teen knuckleballer lands in U.S.
CHICO, Calif. -- Eri Yoshida is like many girls her age. She has an affinity for torn blue jeans, loves music and giggles uncontrollably, sometimes for no reason at all.
The 18-year-old Japanese teen also throws a pretty mean knuckleball, which she hopes to parlay into a professional baseball career.
Yoshida was introduced on Friday as a member of the Chico
Outlaws, a minor league team that plays in the independent Golden
Baseball League. The news conference came ...
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