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Pre-Season Commemorative T-Shirt Available NOW through May 15th


AKRON, OH—The Akron Racers announced today the release of their commemorative t-shirt in celebration of their 15th Season of Play. The black and grey tie-dye shirt features the 15th Season of Play logo on the front and the #RUWATCHING? tagline on the back.


“We are excited to continue to roll out our #RUWATCHING? campaign with the release of this special t-shirt,” explained GM Joey Arrietta. “This is a special year for our players, friends and fans who have been an important ingredient in the development of the professional game here in Akron since 1999.”


The commemorative t-shirt is available online at or by calling 330.376.8188. The distinctive t-shirt is just $15 plus tax. Price may vary based on sizing. The pre-season sale ends May 15th.


Regular season pricing is $19.99 in honor of our first season of play in 1999. The Akron Racers launched their 13-week promotional campaign #RUWATCHING? on March 8th with the announcement of the first of 30 players to receive the Racers IMPACT Award. Hometown favorite, Carla Brookbank was named the first IMPACT honoree. The list of the 30 players selected, include a star-studded, rock-solid collection of the players who have defined the league’s oldest existing franchise.


The 17th honoree will be released to the public on Tuesday, May 3rd.


The weekend-long celebration is scheduled for July 15-17 when the Racers welcome the Dallas Charge to Firestone Stadium for a three-game series.


Tickets are available online at or by calling 330.376.8188. The Stadium Box Office is open Monday-Friday from 9am-5p.




About the Akron Racers: The Akron Racers, headquartered in Akron, OH, are the oldest existing team in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league, celebrating their 15th Season of Play in 2016. 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: National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fast pitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fast pitch softball since 2002.


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