Racers Tarped Field Courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch
AKRON, OH (June 30, 2017) – The Akron Racers game against the Texas Charge on Friday night that was scheduled to open a three-game series between both teams was postponed due to heavy rain throughout the evening.
The two teams will now play a double header Saturday, July 1. The make-up game is scheduled to begin at 4:05 p.m., prior to the regularly scheduled game at 7:05 p.m. The Racers will close the first homestand of the season on Sunday, July 2 with a game against the Charge scheduled to have first pitch at 4:05 p.m.
Fans with tickets to tonight’s game can use them to get into tomorrow’s game or exchange them with the Akron Racers ticket office for any home game in the 2017 season. For ticket information or to purchase tickets for any game contact the 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.
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.