National Pro Fastpitch will return to Kansas City's T-Bones Stadium

Members of the USA softball team gather at the plate to greet Stacey Nuveman, left, who hit the game-winning home run against the National Pro Fastpitch All-Star West team in the ninth inning of an exhibition game at the Softball Hall of Fame field in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, July 13, 2004. USA won the game, 5-3, in nine innings. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- For the fourth year in a row, the Kansas City T-Bones and National Pro Fastpitch will host a two-game series featuring the USSSA Pride and the Aussie Spirit. The games will be on July 9 and 10.

The USSSA Pride have won their league championship in each of the last four years, and are led by two-time Olympian (and reigning back-to-back-to-back NPF MVP Kelly Kretschman. She is joined by Sierra Romero, the 2016 NCAA Player of the Year at the University of Michigan and the 2017 NPF homerun & RBI leader and Jessica Burroughs, the 1st overall draft pick by the Pride out of Florida State and the 2017 ACC pitcher of the year and First Team NFCA All-American.

Monday night’s game will feature an appearance by the Falcon Skydivers. Following each game both teams will be available for autographs and to meet and greet fans in attendance at the ballpark. Gates will open at 6:00pm and first pitch is at 7:05pm for both nights. Tickets for both nights are available now at the T-Bones Stadium Box Office, by calling 913-328-5618 or at

The T-Bones return home Thursday night July 12th at T-Bones Stadium to face the St. Paul Saints at 7:05 pm.