AKRON, OH – The scheduled three-team double header featuring the Akron Racers, Beijing Shougang Eagles and USSSA Pride at Firestone Stadium on Friday evening has been postponed due to heavy rain and inclement weather.
The scheduled game between Beijing and the Pride will now be played tomorrow, Saturday, June 24, with first pitch scheduled for 4:35 p.m. in Akron. Shortly after the conclusion of that game, the Racers will host the Pride in their regularly scheduled game at approximately 7:05 p.m. on Saturday, June 24.
Tonight’s game (June 23) featuring Akron hosting the Pride will now be made up as a part of a double header between the two teams on July 27. The first game of the double header will begin at 5:05 p.m.
Fans with tickets to tonight’s double header can can bring them in and exchange those tickets with the Racers box office for any game in the 2017 season.
For more information on tickets or to purchase tickets to any game of the 2017 season contact the Akron Racers ticket office at 330-376-8188.
About the Akron Racers: The Akron Racers, headquartered in Akron, OH, are the oldest existing team in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. The Racers will celebrate their 16th season of play in 2017. The Racers competed in the Women's Pro Softball League (WPSL) for two seasons in 1999 and 2000 and in the NPF since 2004. Historic Firestone Stadium is home to the Racers and numerous amateur events at all levels of play.
About National Pro Fastpitch (NPF)
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2004, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in fastpitch softball beyond their collegiate and amateur success. The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Akron Racers, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Chicago Bandits, Scrap Yard Dawgs, Texas Charge and USSSA Florida Pride for the 2017 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada and China among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.