June 19, 2012 - 9:00am
Gertrude Ganote was one of 600 athletes to play in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League of the 1940's-50's; this is her story.
In 1943 the United States was standing on the brink of World War II, in response major league baseball players were joining the military and going overseas.
May 14, 2012 - 9:00am
Young baseball and softball fans of all skill levels are invited to join the official Cincinnati Reds summer camp, which will offer professional instruction and a full week of team- and friendship-building for the first time in Louisville this June.
If Baseball is the “American pastime,” the Cincinnati Reds are America’s team. They are the modern incarnation of the original Cincinnati Red Stockings, the oldest professional baseball team in the nation, and the celebrated organization continues to exude an awareness of its own...
December 27, 2011 - 10:00am
John Deaver is a man who really put the city of Louisville on the softball map so to speak, and because of that he is the focus of this sports legends of the 'ville segment.
Recently, I took a look into the area stars that reside in the Amateur Softball Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City, among the names I was left with was commissioner John Deaver; a man with a firm grasp on the running of a modern athletics league proving this during his tenure as the commissioner for...
December 26, 2011 - 10:00am
The combination of Bill Gatti and Bud Gagel is one of the greatest softball pairings in area sports history, for this sports legend of the Ville I thought I'd take a moment to look at them.
The city of Louisville has long been associated with the sport of softball, and in the 70’s stars aligned to form quite possibly the city’s greatest softball duo.Bud Gagel is for countless area softball fans a legendary manager of Louisville’s famed Jiffy Club.A...
December 13, 2011 - 10:00am
The national softball hall of fame has a triple threat of Louisville inductees but more than that the hall has its share of Kentucky and Indiana representatives.
The sport of Softball has quickly become a staple in the city of Louisville, and so it makes little sense that the city is nationally represented in the Amateur Softball Association of America Hall of Fame.The organization has been honoring those that have show the ability and integrity that...