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Tigers Softball Club

We are a co-ed slowpitch softball club playing in the Manchester Softball League. We play through the year, outside during the summer and indoors during the winter.

We are actively looking to recruit players. If you are interested in playing for us, or if you want to come along to a session and try the game then get in touch.

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What is Softball ?

Softball is a friendly mixed (men and women) bat and ball game that grew out of baseball and is played and enjoyed by a millions of people across the world. It's a game that includes an active social side and can help you to meet people and find new friends as well as providing a sporting challenge.

It is a game where men and women play together in the same team and on an equal level. It is a game where you can quickly pick up the basics and become a useful member of the team, even if you have little previous experience of team sports. If you have previously enjoyed playing rounders or cricket then you should enjoy playing softball.

If you want to try the game then get in touch. We have an experienced coach who can help you get started and lots of team kit available for new players. If you want to learn a bit more about the game click here to read on

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2018 in brief

League Season overview

We had a very successful league season in 2018, winning Division 3 and with it promotion to Division 2. Our success was built on an impressive batting line-up, Mike led the way hitting for both power and average. Annie led the female batting averages, with TK the Home Run leader. We had two really good rookies in Sally and James who both got better and better as the season went on and they were joined half way through the season by Holly, also a rookie (despite the large number of different team shirts hidden away in her cupboard). We had 3 effective pitchers in Mike, Steve and Dave. Rob was the mainstay in the outfield, with James and Emma increasingly effective as the year went on. Sally put in some very promising performances at 3rd with Jackie and TK both effective on 1st base. Tony gave us a valuable veteran presence in what turned out to be his final playing season, hanging up his glove after a 17 year career.

Tournaments

We played in six tournaments in 2018, without ever leaving Manchester. We saved the best until last winning the Silver Cup at the North West 3 tournament with a convincing win against the Leeds Bobcats. We also performed creditably at the LGBT tournament, reaching the final and put in solid performances at Firstball, North West 2 and the main Manchester tournament.

To learn more about our season download the 2018 Yearbook from the History page.

Tigers Softball Team