Bonnie-Jill Laflin on “In a League of Her Own”

“Believe in yourself and to embrace who you are and not try to be someone else.”

Welcome Bonnie-Jill Laflin

We’re joined on the Starline by a powerhouse woman of many talents. She’s an actress, model, sportscaster, radio & TV personality, philanthropist, the only female NBA scout and now adds author to her talents. Her book “In a League of Her Own- Celebrating Female Firsts in Sports” is now out. We welcome Bonnie-Jill Laflin.

Bonnie-Jill, let’s go Beyond the Mic. You spent your youth sitting with your San Francisco Police Department dad having him explain the Giants & 49ers. Even though you didn’t get to enjoy the traditional memories of childhood what did those moments mean to you today?

You bring up greatness in your book “In a League of Her Own- Celebrating Female Firsts in Sports”. You showcase nineteen incredible women in your book, but which women helped propel you to where you are today?

As NIL tightens it grip on college sports and the NCAA is unable to control it like it wants to. What’s the negative impact of NIL on women’s sports?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions, answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. First thoughts when you opened the first box of your books sent to you?

2. Which of NFL players should be in the NFL Hall of Fame next?

3. You truly believe in helping rescue animals through your hounds and heroes charity. So what’s your favorite breed of dog?

4. Favorite pair of Corral boots?

5. Yes or No, should John Fisher sell the Oakland A’s?

6. Best boxing match you’ve ever seen live?

7. Fastest time as a barrel racer?

8. Were you a power or slap hitter when you played softball?

Nearly Impossible Question:

If you could tell a young girl right now who is struggling one thing, what would it be?

The Wrap:

She love her Bonnie Jill boots, wants John Fisher to sell the A’s and want you to read her book “In a League of Her Own- Celebrating Female Firsts in Sports.” Bonnie Jill Laflin, thanks for taking the time to talk with us today.

And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

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