Softball Notebook

The Softball Channel’s Fastpitch Blog

California Dreamin’

Once Upon a Time the Golden State had a Professional Fastpitch Team
By Kevin Kage
TSC Contributor
As the National Pro Fastpitch league struggles to capture the imagination of the softball fans across the country, the question often arises: “Why doesn’t a fastpitch powerhouse state like California have a team?” Well it did…for a year.
The California Sunbirds (also called […]

Meet the 1st-Rounders

Top Picks of This Year’s NPF Draft Dominated by Hitters
By Daniel Urban
TSC Analyst/Contributor
Here are this year’s 1st round NPF draft picks:
(1) USSSA Florida Pride - Brittany Mack
(2) Chicago Bandits - Kimi Pohlman
(3) Akron Racers - Lexy Bennett
(4) USSSA Florida Pride - Andrea Harrison
Until the draft I had never heard of any of these ladies. So […]

Sea to Shining Sea

The NPF Extends from Atlantic to Pacific
By Kayla Knight
TSC Contributor
The National Pro Fastpitch league may have dwindled down to a mere four teams during the current economic downturn, but that hasn’t stopped it from expanding its fan base geographically. The NPF’s newest team, the Diamonds, is relocating from Kissimmee, Florida, to South Carolina. And last […]