• Jim Cowdrey passes

    Jim Cowdrey passes

  • Behind the Lights - John Stuart

    Surrey, BC - Behind the Lights - John Stuart

  • Glen Moreland of Richmond Hill, Ontario

    Glen Moreland of Richmond Hill, Ontario

  • Les Barber passes

    Hamilton, ON - -  Les Barber passes

  • Please Join Us As We Honour BRIAN PATON

    Woodstock, ON - - Please Join Us As We Honour BRIAN PATON

  • Woodstock's Brian Paton named to Softball Canada Hall of Fame

    Woodstock, ON - - Woodstock's Brian Paton named to Softball Canada Hall of Fame

  • ISC Final Four and Award Winners

    Denmark, WI - - Final Four and Award Winners

  • #ISCWT2023 Legends Awards & All Tournament Team

    Denmark, WI - - #ISCWT2023 Legends Awards & All Tournament Team

  • Dave McLelland has passed

    Kitchener, ON - - Dave McLelland has passed

  • COPA PELIGRO SPORT 2023

    New York, NY - - COPA PELIGRO SPORT 2023

  • HILL UNITED 2023 CHIEFS CHALLENGE SCHEDULE

    SIMCOE, ON - HILL UNITED 2023 CHIEFS CHALLENGE SCHEDULE

  • THOMAS MAKEA NEW BLACK SOX HEAD COACH

    Softball NZ is delighted to announce Black Sox legend Thomas Makea will be the national men’s team’s eighth head coach.

  • Blue Crew for #ISCWT2023

    Denmark, WI - - Blue Crew for #ISCWT2023

  • OASA 100TH - STREAMING OF HOT STOVE PANEL PRESENTATION

    Cambridge, ON - - OASA 100TH - STREAMING OF HOT STOVE PANEL PRESENTATION

  • Jimmy Doyle Passes

      Jimmy Doyle Passes

  • Passing of Gus Walters

    St. John's, NL - -   Passing of Gus Walters

  • OASA 100th Anniversary - Media Release #2 - Panelist Dan Donahue and Bill Simpson

    Cambridge, ON - - OASA 100th Anniversary - Media Release #2 - Panelist Dan Donahue and Bill Simpson

  • OASA 100th Anniversary - "Hot Stove" Panel features Dick Hames and Larry Lynch

    Cambridge, ON - - OASA 100th Anniversary - "Hot Stove" Panel features Dick Hames and Larry Lynch

  • A Tribute to King Gerry and the Fence Sitters

    A Tribute to King Gerry and the Fence Sitters                      

  • Colin McKenzie family, organized by Richard Haldane

    Colin McKenzie family, organized by Richard Haldane

  • Gerry O'Brien has passed

    Calgary, AB - - Gerry O'Brien has passed

  • PELIGRO CUP 2023

    New York, NY - - PELIGRO CUP 2023 - Yankee Stadium Park June 29 through July 2, 2023.

  • Softball: Black Sox coach Mark Sorenson calls time on national team career after 38 years

    Softball: Black Sox coach Mark Sorenson calls time on national team career after 38 years

  • Canada Gears Up for 2022 WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup

    Palmerston North, New Zealand –  2022 WBSC Men's Softball World Cup

  • Gordie Wise Passes

    Piqua, OH - - Gordie Wise Passes

  • Tom Walker Passes

    Drayton, ON - - Tom Walker Passes

  • 1972 HOCKEY SUMMIT SERIES -- Invitation to 50th Anniversary Local Celebration

    Kitchener, ON - - 1972 HOCKEY SUMMIT SERIES -- Invitation to 50th Anniversary Local Celebration

     

         - From our good friend, John Thompson

  • Remembering Daniel “Buddha” Haas

    Madison, WI - - Remembering Daniel “Buddha” Haas

  • ISC Hall of Fame Program - Class of 2022

    ISC Hall of Fame Program - Class of 2022

  • Bob Harrow Passes

    Canberra, ACT, AU - - Bob Harrow Passes

  • Softball Canada Announces 2022 Men’s National Team Core Players

    Ottawa, ON - - Softball Canada Announces
    2022 Men’s National Team Core Players

  • Ewart Thomas Timlin Passes

    Cobourg, ON - - Ewart Thomas Timlin Passes

  • RICHARD HNAKUIK passes

    Garden River, ON - - RICHARD HNAKUIK passes

  • Paul Papulkas Passes

    Markham, ON - - Paul Papulkas Passes

  • Let's Bring our Friend Sammy Home!

    Let's Bring our Friend Sammy Forbes Home!

    GOOD NEWS! Sammy is home and on the mend!

  • Colin Smith Passes

    Brampton, ON - -  Colin Smith Passes

  • Gary Baughman has passed away - 19 March 2021

    Cedar Rapids, IA - - Gary Baughman has passed away 
    -  19 March 2021

  • 1999 Waterloo Twins Suited up at Field of Dreams

    Dyersville, IA - - 1999 Waterloo Twins Suited up at Field of Dreams

  • Robbie Scheller Passes

    Saskatoon, SK - -  Robbie Scheller Passes

  • Russell Moffat passes

    Christchurch, NZ - - Russell Moffat passes

  • Bill Horne Passes

    St. Thomas, ON - - Bill Horne Passes

    Updated Article 8 March 2021

     

     MOURNING BILL HORNE, MY PRODIGY

    by "Wright's Lane" - Richard (Dick) Wright

     

  • Passing of Wayne Brown

    Ottawa, ON - - Passing of Wayne Brown

         - Obituary added

  • Loss of a legend: Ty Stofflet dies at 79

    Allentown, PA - - Loss of a legend: Ty Stofflet dies at 79

  • Remembering the Life of Ken Hill

    Six Nations, ON - - Remembering the Life of Ken Hill

  • Sports Series: Former elite Indigenous fastball pitcher continues to enjoy the sport

    Garden River, ON - -  Sports Series: Former elite Indigenous fastball pitcher continues to enjoy the sport

  • Ray Alviano Passes

    Kitchener, ON - - Ray Alviano Passes

  • Jack Fireman Passes

    Toronto, ON - Jack Fireman Passes

  • Ken Hackmeister has passed

    Farmington, UT - Ken Hackmeister has passed

    - Very nice tribute from the Internationall Softball Congress

    - Photo memories

    - A tribute Al wrote to Kenny in August 2019

     - Obituary added

    - Memories and photos

  • New York Gremlins repeat as ISC World Tournament Champions 2019

    Denmark, WI - - New York Gremlins repeat as ISC World Tournament Champions 2019

  • Dieppe Ridge win ISC Legends Championship

    Toronto, ON  - - Dieppe Ridge win ISC Legends Championship

  • Hitmen from St. John's went a long way to maintain their winning habit

    St. John's, NL - - Hitmen from St. John's went a long way to maintain their winning habit

         - Galway wins three games in one day to give Newfoundland a seventh national senior men’s championship in eight years

  • International Softball Congress announces election of four to the ISC Hall of Fame

    Denmark, WI - - International Softball Congress announces election of four to the ISC Hall of Fame

         - Media Release for the ISC Hall of Fame Class of 2020 inductees.

  • ISC HALL OF FAME – CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2019

    Denmark, WI - - ISC HALL OF FAME – CONGRATULATIONS TO THE  CLASS OF 2019

     

         - Program Added!

  • Social media explodes, celebrations in the streets as Argentina wins its first-ever Softball World Championship

    Prague, CZ - - Social media explodes, celebrations in the streets as Argentina wins its first-ever Softball World Championship

  • Al's Fastball The King of Online Fastpitch News Gets a Website Upgrade

    Richmond Hill, ON - Al's Fastball in 2015 (a blog by Net Reliant)

    The website grew exponentially to well above a staggering 10,000 pages of content. Average monthly volume is approximately 3,000 unique visits in Aug 2015 and now over 10,000 visits weekly in Aug 2016. And the Twitter following for @AlsFastball is just below celebrity status at approximately 9,400 followers and growing daily to over 11,000 in 2016.

  • AlsFastball News Daily
    News from the world of Men's Fastpitch Softball. Plus we try to promote the game of softball worldwide.
  • Al Doran, a pioneer in men's fastball - by Bob Otto

    Richmond Hill, ON

   News Stories

The 2024 Gremlin Invitational will be held in Elkland, Pa. July 26 - 28

July 19, 2024

Elkland, PA - - The 2024 Gremlin Invitational will be held in Elkland, Pa. July 26 - 28



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2024 Ashland Invitational

July 19, 2024

Ashland, OH - Ashland Invitational



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The ISC Hall of Fame Breakfast and Induction Ceremony

July 19, 2024

Surrey, BC - - The ISC Hall of Fame Breakfast and Induction Ceremony



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USA qualify for Women's Softball World Championship Final they will play the Canada-Japan winner

July 19, 2024

USA qualify for Women's Softball World Championship Final they will play the Canada-Japan winner



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   Bulletin Board

Player looking for team in San Antonio

June 20, 2024

San Antonio, TX - Player looking for team in San Antonio



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Looking for a Legends Team to play for

May 9, 2024

Westlorne, ON - - Looking for a Legends Team to Play For



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Pennsylvania team looking for a pitcher for the Foxy Tournament

February 20, 2024

Stevens, PA - - Pennsylvania team looking for a pitcher for the Foxy Tournament



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State of the WebSite

February 19, 2024

State of the WebSite



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   Videos

With 1 year to go, promo video released for WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup 2022 in New Zealand

November 26, 2021

With 1 year to go, promo video released for WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup 2022 in New Zealand


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Craig Crawford Inducted into Waterloo Region Hall of Fame

October 6, 2020

Craig Crawford Inducted into Waterloo Region Hall of Fame



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1997 Perth Shootout Green Bay All Car vs Farm Tavern

May 16, 2020

Perth, ON - - 1997 Perth Shootout Green Bay All Car vs Farm Tavern

 

    - From the 1997 Perth Shootout, this game features two of the best from the great state of Wisconsin, Green Bay All Car Roadrunners vs The Farm Tavern.



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2015 ISF WBSC Men's Softball World Championship Gold Medal Game: Canada vs New Zealand

May 9, 2020

Saskatoon, SK - - 2015 ISF WBSC Men's Softball World Championship Gold Medal Game: Canada vs New Zealand



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   Stats

Boxscore for OCAA Womens Gold Medal Game

October 24, 2015

Stats now available for the OCAA Women's Softball Gold Medal Game (Humber Hawks vs Durham Lords).

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Stats for Lords vs Saints (OCAA Womens Softball)

October 23, 2015

Stats now available for the OCAA Women's Softball match between Durham Lords and St. Clair Saints.

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Stats for Hawks vs Saints (OCAA Womens Softball)

October 23, 2015

Stats now available for the OCAA Women's Softball match between Humber Hawks and St. Clair Saints.

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Stats for Lords vs Falcons (OCAA Womens Softball)

October 23, 2015

Stats now available for the OCAA Women's Softball match between Durham Lords and Fanshawe Falcons.

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   Photos

Great Collection of Fastpitch Photos

October 27, 2015

Thanks to Maddy's Photos for putting together a number of fastpitch photo albums.

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   Publications

Press Release - 2016 ISC Guide Online

May 30, 2016

Findlay, OH - Press Release - ISC Guide Online



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2015 ISC World Championship Guide Available for Viewing

September 30, 2015

The 2015 ISC World Championship Guide is now available as a free download or for viewing online.

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