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Softball Hall of Fame
Celebrating the Heroes of the Most Played Sport in the US

The National Softball Hall of Fame and Museum was established in 1957 in New Jersey, but moved its headquarters to Oklahoma City in 1970. On July 1, 1973, the National Softball Hall of Fame and Museum was opened to the public. In total, the Hall of Fame/American Softball Association (ASA) Headquarters and the ASA Hall of Fame covers 28,406 square feet.

Currently, the National Softball Hall of Fame consists of 48 women's fast pitch players, nine women's slow pitch players, two female managers, two females recognized for meritorious service, one female sponsor, and one female umpire. Currently, the National Softball Hall of Fame includes 307 members.

Though softball is predominantly known as a women's sport, there are only 63 females out of 307 members in the Hall of Fame. With the recent success of women's softball in names such as Lisa Fernandez, Jennie Finch, Natasha Watley, Dot Richardson, etc. one would expect more females to be represented in the National Softball Hall of Fame. It should be noted however, that the Softball Hall of Fame has some of the toughest criteria to become a member, and those who are members truly deserve to be there.