Preparations Underway For Team USA Softball Arrival In Findlay

6/11/14 – 10:38 A.M.

The US Women’s National Softball team will play a double header in Findlay next Tuesday, but the events surrounding their visit get underway this weekend. Starting Friday the Greg Miller Memorial tournament will feature 60 softball teams from around the state and beyond. Right about the time that wraps up, the national team will be arriving in Findlay. Jim Welch is helping organize the visit and says it will be a busy few days for the team…

Audio: Jim Welch

The team will play a doubleheader against a team of college all stars at the Cube followed by an autograph session.

Welch says the national governing body of softball, the ASA, has taken notice of the growing popularity of girls fastpitch in Findlay…

Audio: Jim Welch

He adds that top notch facilities like the Marathon Diamonds and Van Buren’s fields help attract the national team as well.

Tickets are $10 and are still available.

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