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Ray Foster inducted into NAFA WoodBat Hall of Fame

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

NAFA WoodBat Hall of Fame member Ray Foster with Jeff Tarwater, left, and Dave Parker, NAFA WoodBat Commissioner. right. Courtesy Photo


Missouri ace savors NAFA WoodBat Hall of Fame induction

ST. JOSEPH, MO – “It’s the way the game should be played.”

That’s how Ray Foster, the pride of St. Joseph’s, Missouri, describes the game of wood-bat fastpitch. It also aptly reveals Foster’s approach to the game of fastpitch itself, an approach founded in competitiveness, passion and sportsmanship.

“Softball has been my life, my blood supply,” said Foster, 58, the newest member of the NAFA WoodBat Hall of Fame.

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NAFA WoodBat Tourneys in Texas and New Mexico

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Don’t miss NAFA WoodBat tournaments in Las Cruces and El Paso.

MIDLAND, TEX – The following NAFA WoodBat tournaments will be held in El Paso and Las Cruces this year.

    May 4,5 Cinco De Mayo El Paso,Texas

    May 25,26 Memorial Weekend El Paso, Texas

    June 15,16 Southwest Classic Las Cruces, New Mexico

    TBD Texas / New Mexico State tournament Las Cruces, New Mexico

El Paso Contact: Fred Gomez 915-449-7700

Las Cruces Contact: Clark Evans 575-642-7564

NAFA WoodBat Contact: Dave Parker 432-634-6474

“We invite any men’s fastpitch team to come join us for this growing segment of our sport that provides a safe and level playing field through the use of the wood bat instead of metal bats,” said Dave Parker, NAFA WoodBat Commissioner on the NAFA Website. We urge you to try wood bat locally as well for the development of the sport…”

For more information about NAFA, visit NAFA Fastpitch

Dave Parker
NAFA West Texas WoodBat