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<br /> A BALLS & STRIKES<br /> VALERIE ARIOTO<br /> TEAM USA SOFTBALL<br /> B BALLS & STRIKES<br /> 2015 FASTPITCH POWER BRIGADE<br /> 360 TORQ™ ROTATING HANDLE TECHNOLOGY<br /> GETS YOU SHORTER TO THE ZONE AND KEEPS<br /> YOU LONGER THROUGH THE ZONE.<br /> AVAILABLE NOW<br /> WWW.EASTON.COM/FASTPITCH<br /> <br /> O F POWER <br /> 1<br /> B ALLS & STRIKES<br /> 2 BALLS & STRIKES<br /> Official Publication of<br /> ASA/USA Softball<br /> June 2015<br /> Executive Director<br /> Craig Cress<br /> Editor<br /> Codi Warren<br /> Design<br /> Old Hat Creative<br /> Contributors<br /> Julie Bartel ASA/USA President<br /> Phil Gutierrez<br /> Nick Dorety<br /> Michele Latimer<br /> The Official Publication of<br /> The Amateur Softball Association /<br /> USA Softball<br /> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=1"> A BALLS & STRIKES</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=2"> VALERIE ARIOTO TEAM USA SOFTBALL B</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=3"> 1 B ALLS & STRIKES</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=4"> 2 BALLS & STRIKES</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=5"> Official Publication of ASA/USA Softball </a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=6"> 4 BALLS & STRIKES</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=7"> Letter from the President Greetings everyone!</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=8"> Lastly, a topic that I mention often and to </a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=9"> The Lead Off: ASA/USA Softball and OG&E team up t</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=10"> The Lead Off: Twenty-eight 18U teams will head to</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=11"> </a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=12"> FACES ON THE FIELD Every year, the Amateur Softb</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=13"> FACES ON THE FIELD JULIA, 10 Lakeside, Califor</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=14"> FACES ON THE FIELD KRISTEN, 14 Buchanan, Georg</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=15"> Do you want to be profiled in “Balls and Strikes </a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=16"> Do you want to be profiled in “Balls and Strikes </a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=17"> </a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=18"> RESPECT YOUR OPPONENT Good sportsmanshi</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=19"> News and Notes ACE PROGRAM REACHES 15,000 MILEST</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=20"> NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER ADDITIONS </a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=21"> RPSBollinger.com website and click Amateur Softba</a> <a title="ASA B-S June 2015 HR page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1b6199a8?page=22"> YOU SaiD IT, we read it! 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