ROSEMONT, Ill. (CBS) — A new and unique women’s softball league is playing a six-week schedule at the Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont.

It’s called Athletes Unlimited Softball, and it features many of the top softball players in the world.

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It is also all about empowering athletes.

Abby Ramirez, who also plays for the Chicago Bandits, explained how the league works.

“Kind of the whole basis of it is that it’s player-run – so we have no coaches. We have captains every week – there’s four captains and they draft their own team, and make their own lineups; kind of make all the decisions, and that’s been really cool because none of us have ever experienced that,” Ramirez said.

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Ramirez said she feels empowered personally by the league’s methods.

“I do. I think it’s really awesome,” she said. “I feel like we definitely – our voices are being heard and respected.”

No fans are allowed at the games, but they are televised – including on CBS Sports Network the next two Tuesday nights.

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