About Us

about Us

Why We're Here

Our purpose is to preserve the legacy of Fastpitch Softball along with the many men and women players, coaches, managers, umpires, scorers, sports writers and team sponsors who have contributed to the success of this great sport in Windsor & Essex County over the years.

The Windsor Fastpitch softball Hall of Fame

Our Founders

Proudly Giving Back

Organizations We Have Supported

Bruce Awad Summer Program

Providing essential funds that help keep the summer program running.

Sleep In Heavenly Peace

We donate to build beds for children in need so no child sleeps on the floor.

Organ & Tissue Donation

Helping save lives by generating awareness and talk about the gift of life.

Youth Organization of Windsor Essex

Supporting groups who give their time to cheer on and help raise our kids up.

Fastpitch Softball Organizations

Helping preserve the legacy of local teams playing women's fastpitch softball.

Windsor Fastpitch Softball Hall of Fame

Proudly preserving the legacy as we honour inductees in our local Hall of Fame.

The Sun Parlour Female Hockey Association SPFHA is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, developing and serving the needs of female hockey players throughout the Windsor-Essex County region.

The Miracle League of Riverside Baseball Association
We highlight a fully accessible, inclusive and state-of-the-art children’s playground and a Miracle League Sports Field.The Miracle League surface will make it possible for children with challenges to participate in Riverside Minor Baseball programs.

At Windsor West Little League, we are committed to providing a safe, fun, and supportive environment for all of our players. Our league is open to children of all skill levels, and we strive to promote teamwork, sportsmanship, and a love of the game.

At Windsor West Little League, we are committed to providing a safe, fun, and supportive environment for all of our players. Our league is open to children of all skill levels, and we strive to promote teamwork, sportsmanship, and a love of the game.

Windsor Nationals Baseball Club
We nurture the best players from the Windsor-Essex area and focus on the development of each player to make every minute on the field count.

Belle River High School Boltheads Robotics Team
Our goal each year is to qualify for the world championships held in various places in the United States.

Words of wisdom

"Fastpitch Softball is not just a game,
it's a passion that fuels the soul."

FAQ

Donations may be made by e-transfer or cheque. Reach out to roger@wfshof.org.

We thank you for supporting us in our efforts to preserve the legacy of Fastpitch Softball in Windsor Essex County as we strive to support many community causes worthy of our attention.

We are a non-profit organization. As such, we do not qualify to issue tax receipts. 

With non-profit status, comes a tremendous dedication on the part of our founders and the small number of volunteers who tirelessly support our cause. We rely on your generosity no matter the size of your financial donation. We thank you for giving back to our community. 

We seek donations of all kinds that we use to raise funds in raffles, golf and bowling tournaments, and other fundraising events. We appreciate monetary donations, gift cards, unopened and unused products suitable for gift baskets and silent auction prizes.

Donations of time as a volunteer is always appreciated. We are currently seeking volunteers to support our efforts. Please visit our Volunteer Page to discover more about the various kinds of support we are seeking.

Support local businesses who generously support us. Mention that you saw their logo on our site ~ your patronage goes a long way. 

Visit us on our Facebook page. Follow us, like, comment, share, and save our posts, write a rave review, and tell us how we’ve impacted the community.

Attend a local Fastpitch Softball game or tournament and post about it – be sure to tag us so we can get in on the conversation too.

Nominate someone who you feel deserves a place in the Windsor Fastpitch Softball Hall of Fame. Nomination details and forms are located here on our website. 

Visit one of the local team website or Facebook page to find details of scheduled games and tournaments.  

Register and attend one of our events to show your support. 

Order a Hall of Fame ring for your loved one ~ or yourself! As a Hall of Famer, you’ll be proud to wear your beautiful ring, locally made here in Windsor. Visit our website Shop page featuring a selection from Baron Rings. 

Make a donation. Our community relies on your generosity. Reach out to roger@wfshof.org to give. 

How It All Began

The Evolution & History Of Softball In The USA

In 1905, bases were 45 feet; in 1936, 45 feet. Pitching distance in 1906, 35 feet; in 1936, 37 feet, 8 1/2 inches. Size of ball in 1906, 7 ounces, 13 inches in circumference; in 1936, 6 ounces, 12 inches in circumference. Size of bat in 1936, 34 inches in length, 2 inches in diameter; in 1936, 34 inches in length, 2-1/2 inches in diameter. Number of players in 1906, 10; in 1936, 10. Number of innings in 1906, 9; in 1936, 7.