GBR

British Softball Federation

Name: c/o Baseball Softball UK

Address: Marathon House, 190 Great Dover Street

Zip Code: SE1 4YB

City: London

Country: GBR

bob.fromer@britishsoftball.org (Office)

s.gbr@wbsc.org (WBSC Official e-mail of the NF)

+44 2074537055 (Office)

+44 7837957562 (Office)

https://www.britishsoftball.org/

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Founded 1988

History

Please find below the current Executive Committee of the British Softball Federation and their roles: Jenny Fromer - President | Laura Burkhardt - Treasurer | Bob Fromer - Administrator | Liz Graham - Competitions and Membership Officer | Alexis Markham-Hill - National Teams Officer | Chris Moon - Technical Officer | Mike Lott - Coaching Officer | Mike Jennings - General Officer | Stella Ackrell - General Officer | Steve Getraer - General Officer | Alan MacFarlane - London Liaison   History of the Federation: Baseball in Britain has roots that go back into the 19th century, and it is generally accepted that the game, rather than being "invented" by Abner Doubleday in the United States, actually grew out of English games including “ball and trap”, rounders and cricket. But softball has had a rather shorter history in the UK. In the late 1950s, a group of ex-pat Americans, many of them involved in the film industry, started a Sunday morning men's slowpitch pick-up game in Hyde Park in the centre of London.

GOVERNANCE

JENNY FROMER

PRESIDENT

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BOB FROMER

SECRETARY GENERAL

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LAURA BURKHARDT

TREASURER

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LIZ GRAHAM

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Alexis Markham-Hill

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Chris Moon

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Mike Lott

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Mike Jennings

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Stella Ackrell

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Steve Getraer

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Ieuan Gale

MEMBER AT LARGE

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