Category Archives: GSWS

Reflection: The Impact of NAGAAA

I grew up the son of a basketball coach in Kansas.  My first memories of athletics were my Dad picking me up from school before the occasional afternoon basketball practice.  I would shoot on the side goals in the gym … Continue reading

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2017 NAGAAA Winter Meetings: Wrap Up

The 2017 NAGAAA Winter Meetings wrapped up late on Sunday, January 29th at the Doubletree by Hilton in Portland, Oregon.  The meetings saw member city delegates, NAGAAA committee chairs and the NAGAAA Executive Board come together to talk about issues, … Continue reading

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NAGAAA Hall of Famers Deserve Our Timeless Respect

Did you go to the NAGAAA Hall of Fame Dinner event at last year’s GSWS?  If not, you missed an unbelievable and often emotional night honoring all of our brothers and sisters that have paved the way for today’s gay … Continue reading

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Building Relationships Key For Kelly In Business Development Role

This year’s Gay Softball World Series in Austin, Texas will be the biggest ever at 187 teams.  As the team count continues to rise at the GSWS the tournament costs rise too.  With NAGAAA putting a bigger emphasis on securing … Continue reading

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Riddle Settling Into New Role As NAGAAA Assistant Commissioner

It’s now down to an hourly countdown until the 2016 GSWS kicks off in Austin, Texas and with all of the changes that were made at the NAGAAA Winter Meetings in January sometimes NAGAAA Executive Board elections can get lost … Continue reading

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The GSWS Turns 40 This August In Austin

In just about three weeks time, the entire NAGAAA softball community will gather for it’s annual “family reunion” so to speak.  Only this time, it’s not just any tournament.  The 2016 edition of the Gay Softball World Series will be … Continue reading

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Days of Our Recreational Past

The evolution of the NAGAAA divisional structure is fairly well-known and with that comes the question of whether certain divisions are more recreational in nature than others.  While NAGAAA has adjusted and added divisions over the course of its existence, … Continue reading

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2016 NAGAAA Winter Meetings: Wrap Up

The Diamond Dish would like to welcome you to the start of our ongoing coverage of the 2016 calendar year of softball.  We are so grateful for your readership and support as we continue to fly the banner as an … Continue reading

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Tournament Spotlight: 2015 GSWS

  Columbus Is ALL IN For The 39th Gay Softball World Series   Picture it…Columbus, Ohio…August 2010. A first time Gay Softball World Series host city embarked on a memorable week of fun, competition and unforgettable memories.  The city treated … Continue reading

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Tournament Spotlight: Saguaro Cup/NAGAAA Cup

Phoenix Is Pulling Double Tournament Duty This Weekend There are few things that sound as good as Phoenix, Arizona in April to most of the country, and this weekend Phoenix will be home to nearly 90 teams participating in the Saguaro … Continue reading

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