The National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) is a women’s professional fastpitch softball league that has been in existence since 1997. Prior to 2002, it was known as the Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). What follows is the history of the NPF as found on their website at http://www.profastpitch.com/about/history/.
The WPSL captured the attention of fastpitch softball fans worldwide when it exploded onto America’s sports scene in 1997. The WPSL regularly showcased an unparalleled brand of fastpitch softball played by the world’s best female athletes.