Eri Yoshida, a 16-year-old high school student, is going to be the first woman to play alongside the men in Japanese professional baseball. She will be playing for the Kobe 9 Cruise when the Kansai Independent Baseball League is inaugurated next April.
P.S. The name Eri can mean a number of things, depending on how it’s written. Check out the Wikipedia page on Eri for a list of possible definitions.