For decades scientists have tried to answer the question - can a middle aged white guy play fastpitch girls softball*?
Along with myself and members of 105.3 The Fan, the Charge agreed to play a two-inning exhibition after its regular season-ending home game against the hated Chicago Bandits on Aug. 11, 2015.
* The Charge pitchers pitched as you might expect: Underhand with lethal speed.
* The Fan pitcher Shan Shariff pitched slow-pitch, with lethal results.
I played second base, and what happened will both amaze and inspire you.
Btw - The Charge will play the USSSA Pride in the playoffs that begin Aug. 14 in Hoover, Alabama. The Charge will be facing former University of Texas All-American Cat Osterman, who is 14-2 with a 1.35 ERA this season. Have fun with that.
* No scientist has pondered this question.
Mac Engel, 817-390-7760