Little leaguer Mo'ne Davis meets Braves' slugger Hank Aaron

ATLANTA (AP) - Hank Aaron can appreciate someone with the ability and fortitude to overcome challenges.

The Braves' slugger met Little League sensation Mo'ne Davis Tuesday and her youth league teammates, who got a tour of Turner Field.

Davis and the Anderson Monarchs, a Philadelphia youth baseball club, stopped in Atlanta as part of team's three-week, 3,500-mile barnstorming tour to learn about the Civil Rights movement.

At 13, Davis was the first African-American girl to play in the Little League World series. She is the first girl to earn a win and pitch a shutout in the LLWS last summer.

Aaron shared what it was like to grow up in Alabama and some of the lessons he learned early in life.

The team also visited The Center for Civil and Human Rights on Tuesday, which was the first anniversary of The Center's opening.

The team's visit to The Center was one of many educational opportunities as part of their 23-city civil rights tour, including the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta, the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, and Central High School in Little Rock.

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