Natasha Watley won a gold Medal at the 2004 Summer Olympiocs in Athens and a silver medal at the Bejing Olympics in 2008. Watley, whos mother is Bohemian made a direct call to the minister of tourism and aviation. Watley explained the NPF and what it represents, how it works, and the details of each team. It was explained to Watley that the Bahamas was interested and was placing a renewed emphasis on sports tourism and that they would welcome an international softball tournament. College teams as well as pro teams would be welcomed when the Bahamas knew that they could use the business. Wallace also informed Natasha Watley of his countries own excellence in the Olympic games and how important it was to them to continue having success in the sports area and market. Watley also expressed her interest in bringing the NPF to the Bahamas and how much it would mean to her as well as the NPF as a whole.
About USSSA Florida Pride:
The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. The amateur organization of USSSA has multi-sport coverage and encompasses teams and players from the United States and abroad.
National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch 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 fastpitch softball since 2002.
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