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Mo'ne Davis Asks Bloomsburg University To Reinstate Player Who Called Her A 'Slut'

03/23/2015 12:05 pm ET | Updated Mar 23, 2015

A college baseball player committed an error on social media that cost him a place on his team.

First baseman Joey Casselberry was booted off the Bloomsburg University team after calling 13-year-old Little League phenom Mo'ne Davis a "slut" on Twitter, Associated Press reported.

And he will remain off the squad even though Davis wrote the school an email asking that he be reinstated, TMZ reported.

"Everyone makes mistakes and everyone deserves a second chance," she told ESPN in the interview above. But the school held firm, saying the player had violated policy.

Casselberry tweeted in reaction to a report that the Disney Channel was planning a biopic about Davis, the first girl to pitch her team to a victory in the Little League World Series. She made the cover of Sports Illustrated and was named AP's Female Athlete of the Year.

"Disney is making a movie about Mo'ne Davis?" he wrote. "WHAT A JOKE. That slut got rocked by Nevada."

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The Pennsylvania school acted swiftly, announcing Casselberry's dismissal via the same medium that got him into trouble in the first place.

Casselberry apologized on Twitter as well before his account was deactivated, Philly.com reported. He wrote: "An example that one stupid tweet can ruin someone's life and I couldn't be more sorry about my actions last night. I please ask you to forgive me and truly understand that I am in no way shape or form a sexist and I am a huge fan of Mo'ne. She was quite an inspiration."

This story has been updated with information on Mo'ne Davis asking for the player's reinstatement.

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