Children Line Up to See Little League Star Mo’ne Davis in Sacramento

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OAK PARK --

2014 Little League World Series star Mo'ne Davis was in Sacramento Sunday night, meeting with local kids and signing her book "Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name."

Davis was at Underground Books in Sacramento's Oak Park neighborhood where a full house watched as she received the City of Trees' highest honor -- a key to the city.

"And for me as a mayor, I was trying to think, 'what can I give her that nobody else has given her?' She's been to the White House, she's met the first lady, but she had never gotten a key to the city," said Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.

Davis told FOX40 she was glad to get it.

"It's actually pretty cool, I mean it's a little different because it's not my city, but it's pretty cool," Davis said.

Since the event was at his mother's book store, Johnson played host, asking Davis a series of questions before the crowd. Since many in the audience were kids and young teens, Johnson focused on education and athletics.

There was a comedic moment when Johnson asked which universities she'd like to go to, Davis responded U Conn or Stanford. Davis seemed unaware Johnson went to and played for Stanford's rival, the University of California at Berkeley.

"The rival school for Cal is Stanford," Johnson told Davis in front of the crowd. "My recruitment can't officially start yet, so when she said Stanford, yes I had to get past that, I still like her though," Johnson told FOX40.

Many young athletes from across the Sacramento area are also big fans of Davis. Many waited in a long line to get their books signed.

"She's cool," said Maddy Ford, who plays third base on her little league team.

"I really admire her because ... for like an all boy's team, she was the only girl and she made it to the World Series," said Cameron Fields, who had her question ready to ask Davis while in line. "Probably going to ask her what sports she would play in college."

Meanwhile, the star knows she's a big role model, but says she honestly can't understand why.

"I'm only 14, but I didn't really picture any of this happening," Davis told FOX40, adding moving forward she plans to just keep doing what she loves.

"I'm going to keep playing as long as I can," she said.

Davis will also be at Monday night's Kings game against the San Antonio Spurs.

Mayor Johnson said she'll be part of a ceremony recognizing the former WNBA Monarchs team.

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