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2017 Midwest Men’s Fastpitch Tournament Schedule

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Checkout 2017 men’s fastpitch tournaments in the Midwest provided by Richard Quigley and Ostrander Fastpitch of Minnesota.

Salute to Ostrander Fastpitch, one of the lone survivors of Minnesota men’s fastpitch

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

MARK MOHAR of Ostrander Fastpitch pitching in the 2014 North American Fastpitch Association World Series. Photo By BOB OTTO

OSTRANDER, Minn.- While hundreds of men’s fastpitch teams have disappeared, little Ostrander, Minnesota (pop. 256) keeps churning out a ball club year-after-year, at least 51 years.

Newspaper records show Ostrander played in the 1965 ASA Class A State Tournament.

  • And on April 7-9, Ostrander will be playing in the 10th Annual 2017 Las Vegas Road Trip.
  • How many teams are still playing today besides Ostrander from this Minneapolis Star clipping of state tournament scores dated Sunday, Sept. 4, 1966? You tell me.

      1965 ASA Class A

    Ostrander 4, Elk River 2
    Osseo 7, Elenco 0
    Hutchinson 4, Harris 2
    Silver Lake 7, Conger 6
    Wakefield 14, Alexandria 3
    Mid-Central 7, Cerro Gordo 0
    Chisholm 2, Lucan 0
    Grand Rapids 5, St. James 3
    Aurora-Hoyt Lakes 8, Worthington 0
    Canby 2, Silver Bay 1
    Lake Lillian 9, Waconia 7
    Swakopee 3, Missota 2
    Ostrander 8, Silver Lake 2
    Osseo 9, Lake Benton 0
    Hutchinson 5, Lakefield 3

      1965 ASA Class AA (Major-Open)

    Scandia 4, Columbia Heights 0
    Faribault 4, Robbinsdale 2 (10 innings)
    Coon Rapids 6, Red Wing 0
    Willmar 1, Rochester 0
    Winona 12, Albert Lea 0
    Virginia 2, Mankato 1
    Owatonna 5, New Ulm 2
    Rural Ramsey 15, West Hennepin 4
    Scandia 4, Austin 3 (8innings)
    Faribault 3, Hibbing 2
    Duluth 6, Coon Rapids 0

    Ostrander Fastpitch Starts Strong in ISC II Tournament

    Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

    080813-Jamieson.Michael62lr Michael Jamieson pitched Ostrander Fastpitch to a 8-1 victory in the ISC II Tournament. Photo By BOB OTTO / 2012 NAFA World Series

    MOLINE, IL – Ostrander Fastpitch of Minnesota dropped its first two games in the ISC World Tournament, but once they got into the ISC II tournament, they’ve found their game with two consecutive victories to put themselves in contention for the the championship.

      Ostrander 8, Walcott 1

    Lewis Weldon was prolific at the plate with a double and home run to account for 4 RBI, and Brandon Meiners slugged a home run to power a 10-hit attack.

    Michael Jamieson went five innings to pick up the run-ruled win. He allowed one earned run on three hits, four walks, and struck out 11.

      Ostrander 7, Ray Ray’s Bar 4

    After trailing 4-2 through six innings, Ostrander erupted for five runs in the seventh to rally for the win. With Two out, Jace Holm blasted a three-run home run and Patrick Brackley hit a two-run homer to overpower Ray Rays.

    Eduardo Escobedo gave up four runs on four hits with 12 strikeouts to get the win. In the sixth, Carlos Jose Santodomingo launched an Escobedo pitch over the fence for a three-run home run to give Ray Rays a shortlived 4-2 lead.

    Visit ISC II Pointstreak Scoreboard for more results.