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NPF Diamonds fall short but prove they belong

Diamonds fall short but prove themselves

Originally Published: August 20, 2011
By Graham Hays

SULPHUR, La. -- In the biggest moment of the season, within sight of one of the biggest upsets imaginable in the National Pro Fastpitch league or any league, the game proved to be three outs too long for the NPF Diamonds. Reality trumped romanticism.

It somehow figures that the bottom of the seventh proved the undoing of a team without a home.

A traveling team that trained in Florida but played the "home" portion of its schedule in stadiums stretching from Calgary, Alberta ...

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