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NAFA Men’s Fastpitch Tournament Memorial Day Weekend In Newberg, Oregon

Monday, May 8th, 2017

NEWBERG, Ore. – The first annual President Hoover Fastpitch Tournament, Memorial Day weekend, May 27-28, 2017 will be held in Newberg Oregon.

Tournament Director, Shayne Arndt, NAFA Oregon State Director is initiating this tournament with the support of Benjie Hedgecock, NAFA President, to keep the spirit of the historic Boatnik tourney in Grant’s Pass, Oregon going.

“I want to help fastpitch continue in Oregon and the northwest,” Arndt said. “I see this tournament having the potential to thrive as part of the NAFA circuit with the holiday weekend and close proximity to the Portland airport for teams traveling in the future.”

    CONTACT INFORMATION

North American Fastpitch Association
Benjie Hedgecock, Executive Director
Nafafastpitch@gmail.com
503-559-5398 cell,503-864-4487 work, fax 503-864-3939
PO Box 566 Dayton, Or, 97114

Mike Trotter plays with passion

Saturday, July 6th, 2013


Mike Trotter of the Southern Oregon Bandits, shows his form while pitching for CR Adidas in the 2004 ASA Class A National Tournament.
Photo By BOB OTTO

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EAGLE POINT, OR – Mike Trotter’s not sure how he’ll feel in his final game when he throws his final pitch and steps off the pitching rubber for the final time. But he does know the time has come to finally say goodbye.

At the end of the season, Trotter will leave fastpitch softball after a 63-year career that began in 1947. And above all else there’s one thing he’d like to be remembered for.

“I would like to be remembered for my passion for the sport,” said the 71-year-old, right-hander. “It’s what has kept me going.”

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