Kelly Kretschman Named First Triple Crown Winner in NPF History

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Kissimmee, FL- August 17, 2016- Kelly Kretschman has made NPF history becoming the first Pro Fastpitch player to earn the prestigious Triple Crown award in her 11th year in the league. At nearly 37 years of age, Kretschman led the NPF in batting average (.466), home runs (13) and RBI (45) to earn the league’s first ever Triple Crown title this summer. “It’s an honor and an accomplishment that I never expected to be the one to get,” said Kretschman. “There is no question that hitting behind Wiggins and in front of Pendley has enabled me throughout the season.” Kretschman’s … [Read more...]

USSSA Florida Pride Crowned 2016 Regular Season Champs

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  Kissimmee, FL- August 11, 2016- With 36 wins on the season, the USSSA Pride clenched their third consecutive regular season championship (2014, 2015, 2016) and earned the top seed in this month’s NPF Championship Series. Since 2009, the USSSA Florida Pride has claimed the regular season title five times in the seven years they’ve been a part of the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) League. Of those seven years, the Pride have gone on to win three NPF Championships and hope to finish off the 2016 season with their fourth NPF championship title. “It’s good to keep rolling and keep … [Read more...]

Former Florida Gator, Aubree Munro, Signs With the USSSA Pride

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Kissimmee, FL- July 20, 2016- The USSSA Florida Pride is excited to announce the signing of Florida great Aubree Munro to a three-year contract. Munro was selected 39th overall in the 2016 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Draft this past April and joins three former Gators who she shared the 2014 title of National Champions with in her sophomore season. “I'm so excited to officially sign with the Pride and play the game at the professional stage. I'm excited to work with such an experienced and talented staff of pitchers and to finally join the team. It's going to be really fun to play with … [Read more...]

Profastpitch in the Spotlight at MLB’s All-Star Week

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Article by Mike McCormick | MLB.com SAN DIEGO -- In the spirit of baseball barnstorming tours 100 years ago, some talented women blazed through San Diego during MLB's All-Star Week. Two teams from the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league -- the USSSA Pride, of Orlando, and the Dallas Charge -- played games that counted toward their regular-season records at a neutral site at the University of San Diego. "I think being here during the All-Star Game was huge," said Cat Osterman, who helped pitch Team USA to a gold medal in the 2004 Olympics and a silver in 2008. "It allowed baseball fans to … [Read more...]

Goody’s Corner: 2016 NPF Draft Is Here

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As the National Pro Fastpitch Draft approaches, I can’t help but think about the incredible opportunity there is to play in a Pro Fastpitch League now. The years of hard work and financial support by so many people. So many Individuals who love this game so much, that they formed the NPF League for players like me, and countless others, to have a place to continue to play softball after our College careers! This is simply unbelievable when you stop and think about what it took, and continues to take to make this league thrive and grow. Saying I am extremely grateful, is an … [Read more...]