Softball Notebook

The Softball Channel’s Fastpitch Blog

Do Birthdays Create Olympians?

Birthdates May Determine Athletic Success
By Daniel Urban
TSC Analyst/Contributor
I am reading a very interesting book called “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell. The book has a great chapter on the importance of birthdate in creating top caliber athletes. The book takes an in-depth look at players in the highest levels of Canadian amateur hockey (many of whom eventually […]

2011 Pro Draft Bonanza!

This Year’s NPF College Senior Draft is Star-Studded
By Daniel Urban
TSC Analyst/Contributor
2011 National Pro Fastpitch Draft Results
Round One
NPF Diamonds - Kelsi Dunne, P, University of Alabama
Akron Racers - Taylor Schlopy, OF, University of Georgia
USSSA Pride - Jenn Salling, 2B, University of Washington
Chicago Bandits - Dorian Shaw, 1B, University of Michigan
Round Two
Pride - Kelsey Bruder, OF, University […]