Each summer, despite grueling travel and low pay, the NPF springs back to life with an ever-changing roster of players. But for veterans like Amber Patton, their desire to see softball become a viable option after college, keeps them coming back.
National Pro Fastpitch's season ended as an ugly, soggy shambles, fingers raised not skyward to celebrate a championship but instead pointed accusingly in every direction.
The four NPF teams are set for their playoff tournament this weekend in Chicago. Here is all you need to know about the teams and players battling for the title.
Can't be there in Sulphur, La. to check out the National Pro Fastpitch softball championship facilities? Don't worry -- Jennie Finch is here to give you the inside scoop.
The USSSA Pride look ready to dominate the National Pro Fastpitch playoffs, but as 2010 showed, being the favorite doesn't guarantee a title.