Fastpitch league may help baseball with female fans
NEW YORK -- Major league baseball wants to attract more women and families, and thinks softball might be one way to do it.
The sport on Thursday announced a partnership with National Pro Fastpitch, the new name of the 5-year-old Women's Pro Softball League.
The fast-pitch league will start next summer with a tour of
exhibition games, clinics and interactive fan activities in 12-14
cities in connection with major league baseball. By 2004, the
league hopes to have eight teams ...
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