News (Slowpitch softball)
Leeds Tournament returns for 2021 with a difference
20 June 2021
A weekend that involved the normal venue but a very different format, with 26 teams playing the game we all love in unusual amounts of sunshine – that was the 2021 Leeds Tournament at Grange Park in Wetherby on 12-13 June.
BSF Leagues Round-up: May 2021
8 June 2021
Thanks to the easing of lockdown rules and the observance of safety protocols, many slowpitch softball leagues around the country were able to get their 2021 outdoor season started in May. Click through for early reports from a number of BSF leagues.
Tempest takes an early lead as the NSL2 season gets under way
7 June 2021
The National Softball League, the UK’s top slowpitch competition, got back on the diamond after almost two years away on 5-6 June at Farnham Park with a weekend of NSL2 play and Tempest have taken an early lead in the race for NSL2 Nationals places.
Slowpitch Softball Academy returns on 4 July
26 May 2021
BaseballSoftballUK’s popular Slowpitch Softball Academy returns to Farnham Park on 4 July 2021—perfect for a mid-season tune-up or for those looking to learn new ways of training.
Pride Shines at 6th Annual Manchester LGBTQ+ Softball Tourney
24 May 2021
Saturday, 22nd May saw players from Bristol, Leeds, York, Liverpool, Cardiff and across the UK join their friends in Manchester for the 6th Annual Manchester LGBTQ+ Tournament!
Revived Manchester facility project progresses to planning phase
12 May 2021
BaseballSoftballUK and the Manchester City Council are pleased to announce that the Hough End development, featuring baseball and softball fields, has progressed to the planning phase.
Softball Europe calls off 2021 Co-ed Slowpitch Championship
11 May 2021
The Softball Europe Board has taken what they are calling the “tough decision” to call off the 2021 European Co-ed Slowpitch Championship, which had been scheduled for 15-19 June in Colorno, Italy.
MK Diamonds take top honours at WMSL First Ball Tournament
29 April 2021
After over a year of waiting, the softball season in the Windsor and Maidenhead Softball League got underway on Saturday 17 April at Farnham Park with the league’s annual curtain-raising First Ball event.
Covid forces GB Teams to withdraw from European competitions
27 April 2021
No GB National Teams will be competing in official European tournaments this summer for reasons directly related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
North West Series 1 recap—softball returns to Manchester!
23 April 2021
On the weekend of 17-18, BaseballSoftballUK staff helped relaunch play in the North West with the long-awaited return of the North West Softball Series.