Take Back The Game

I’ve played softball since I was 19 years old; I’m still playing at 57 in a C-D level co-ed recreation league. As the athletic supervisor for Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism in Virginia, I have also set up many leagues. I absolutely love the game. After all this time, I’m curious as to why such a great sport has turned into a homerun derby and a dangerous one at that. The game (at least for mid-level players and teams) used …


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One comment on “Take Back The Game

  1. James A. Lawson on said:

    A few years back , we got 6 single wall bats and core balls for our Men’s Church leagues. When they change they go over and get the bats. A few weekend stars were upset, but the rest were happy and said it was more fun. We as a recreation dept. wanted to put some fun back in the game.
    This has brought back some of the older players, and made it more like slow- pitch. We still have people hit home runs,but a lot more low scoring games

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