DENVER National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) announced today that Pro Sports Radio has agreed to webcast the three games in Oklahoma City, live on July 13 and 14.
Bob Eres will handle the play-by-play duties for the broadcast, while Aaron Moore will handle the color commentary. Fans can listen to the games by visiting the NPF site at Pro Sports Radio (www.npf.prosportstadio.com) and clicking on the All-Star Game logo. The logo will take fans directly to the broadcast.
We are very excited about expanding our partnership with National Pro Fastpitch, said Eres, President of Pro Sports Radio. This is a great opportunity to be involved with a sport thats popularity is on the rise in this country.
The 2004 All-Star Game will feature two teams comprised of NPFs top players fighting for geographical bragging rights and midseason supremacy. The NPF East All-Stars will consist of standouts from the Akron Racers, New England Riptide and NY/NJ Juggernaut, while the NPF West All-Stars will include all-stars from the Arizona Heat, Sacramento Sunbirds and Texas Thunder.
In addition to the NPF All-Star Game, the two all-star teams will take on TEAM USA in a doubleheader on Tuesday, July 13. The first game is scheduled to begin at 5pm CDT
Tickets can be purchased by calling ASA at (405) 425-3427 or a ticket order form can be downloaded from the league website at www.profastpitch.com. Tickets for Tuesdays doubleheader are $10, tickets for the NPF All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 14th are only $8 or a two-day series ticket can be purchased at the discounted price of $15.
NPF fans currently have the opportunity to listen to interviews with players, coaches and front office personnel by clicking on the Pro Sports Radio link on the NPF website. The direct link to the NPF page of Pro Sports Radio is www.npf.prosportsradio.com.
Pro Sports Radio, member of the National Association of Broadcasters, produces weekly radio shows such as Puck Stop, Football Report, Basketball Dunk, Giant Steps and Lets Talk Baseball. It also provides timeless short form features of famous athletes and provides live game updates to radio stations and other media outlets across North America.
NPF, the worlds premier professional fastpitch softball league for women, consists of six teams located throughout the United States and features former USA Softball Womens National Team members, collegiate All-Americans and all-conference selections. NPFs 60-game regular-season schedule began on Tuesday, June 1 and concludes Wednesday, Aug. 18. The 2004 season features the inaugural NPF All-Star Game, the first-ever NPF Championship Semifinal and the first NPF Championship Series.
National Pro Fastpitch is the only professional womens fastpitch league in the United States. The league is headquartered in Denver, and has been in operation since 1997 under the names Womens Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Womens Professional Softball League (WPSL).