Sports Trivia You'll Love
USA Softball is one of the nation's largest sports organizations. USA Softball of Utah has included some fun facts that softball fans in Salt Lake City and beyond might enjoy:
* The Amateur Softball Association was founded in 1933 and currently has about 4 million members across the US as USA Softball.
* Groundbreaking at the organization's current location of 2801 NE 50th Street in Oklahoma City occurred in 1969.
* Amateur Softball Association Hall of Fame Stadium was constructed in 1987 and has hosted some of the top softball events in the world.
* Thanks to the citizens of Oklahoma City, renovations to the Hall of Fame Stadium were completed in July 2002, adding about 3,000 more permanent seats, additional parking spaces, and 2 new fields.
* USA Softball has invested tens of millions of dollars in infrastructure, payroll, and publicity in Oklahoma City since moving in 1966.
* USA Softball generates over $15 million in economic impact to Oklahoma City.
* Amateur Softball Association Hall of Fame Stadium is home to over 40 hours of nationally televised coverage, attracting over 18 million households watching softball live from Oklahoma City (Note: This coverage is unsurpassed by any other venue in the state of Oklahoma and is top 5 in the US).
* USA Softball conducts over 100 national championships on an annual basis, during which 30,000 players compete across the US.