Tiffany Hoffman

‘The Greatest Game on Dirt’ highlights the game of softball that started in Chicago on WGN Radio 720

Al Maag, co-founder of the 16-inch Softball Hall of Fame, joins Bob Sirott to talk about his new book ‘The Greatest Game on Dirt,’ the first book on the history of 16-inch softball. “The Greatest Game on Dirt” highlights the game of softball which started in Chicago in 1887 and features stories and photos from throughout …

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Chicago Park District 16-inch coed softball tournament to return after 10- year hiatus. The game ‘is part of the DNA’ of the city.

By ZACH HARRIS CHICAGO TRIBUNE | JUL 14, 2021 The Chicago Park District this summer will resume its annual coed adult 16-inchsoftball tournament after a 10-year hiatus. “(Sixteen-inch), in my opinion, is part of the DNA of Chicago,” said Al Maag, co-founder of the 16-inch softball Hall of Fame who advised the Park District on …

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The 10 Guys You’ll Find On Every 16-Inch Softball Team In Chicago (And Why We Love Them)

The 16-inch National Championships are this weekend in the Chicago area. Everyone around town is very excited. To celebrate this momentous occasion, I’ve compiled a list of the 10 most regular personalities you will encounter in the 16-inch softball scene. Maybe not at the highest level where everyone is super serious, but if you’ve played …

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Join us October 29, 2022

26th Annual Hall of Fame Inductee Dinner, at the Drury Lane Oakbrook

 

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