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  • 22
    Jun

    Guest Rules: how does your league do it?

    As long as slowpitch softball leagues have existed in the UK – and we’re now talking over 30 years in some cases – organisers have wrestled with rules that allow, or don’t allow, teams to use “guest players”.

  • 12
    Jun

    Race for places is on for the NSL National Championships

    The second weekend of play in the 2017 National Softball League took place at Diamond Series 2 over the weekend of 10-11 June at Farnham Park, and with just one weekend of play left to go, places in the NSL Nationals are still up for grabs.

  • 11
    Jun

    BSF Leagues Round-up: June 2017

    The 2017 season is now well under way for most slowpitch softball leagues around the country.  Click through for reports on what’s been happening in some of these leagues during the first few weeks of play.

  • 5
    Jun

    GBFL’s 2017 season ends with celebration

    The 2017 Great Britain Fastpitch League season came to an end on a beautiful sunny day on Saturday 3 June, at Farnham Park.  After the final games were played, Meteors Black were confirmed as winners of the Men’s Division and The Mix as Women’s Division champions.

  • 30
    May

    Minute’s silence observed at MSL games

    Following the horrendous terrorist attack in Manchester on 22 May, Manchester Softball League games during the week that followed were preceded by a minute’s silence.

  • 30
    May

    Meteors Black and Green in GBFL title fight

    Meteors Green, who have been slowly moving up the standings in the Men’s Division of the Great Britain Fastpitch League, racked up two more wins on Sunday 27 May to move into a virtual first place with just one day left to play.  In the Women’s Division, The Mix have wrapped up the divisional title.

  • 25
    May

    Manchester Review clocks up 400th issue

    The week beginning 22 May offered a major milestone in the history of Manchester Softball – the publication of the 400th issue of the Manchester Softball League Review, now known as Bases Loaded.

  • 22
    May

    Men’s Division tight at the top in GBFL

    After a week’s break, the second half of the Great Britain Fastpitch League (GBFL) season resumed at Farnham Park on Saturday 20 May, and the day’s results produced a really tight struggle at the top of the Men’s Division with just two days of play left on the schedule.

  • 15
    May

    GBFL races tighten at halfway point

    After some epic encounters in both the Men’s and Women’s Divisions in the Great Britain Fastpitch League on Saturday 6 May at Farnham Park, the league will now take a one-week mid-season break with races tightening up, particularly for the Men.

  • 15
    May

    Pioneers and Blitz take the early lead in NSL standings

    The first weekend of play in the BSF’s National Softball League for 2017 took place at the opening Diamond Series tournament on 13-14 May at Farnham Park, and the early pacesetters are last year’s National Champions Pioneers in NSL 1 and Blitz in NSL 2.

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