USA Softball Announces Maryland Tour Stop
USA Softball has announced a "Stand Beside Her" tour stop in Maryland.
The stop will take place June 23 in Aberdeen, Md. at Cal Seniors Park – The Ripken Experience and feature a doubleheader exhibition against undisclosed opponents.
"It has been an amazing lineup of tour stops that have been announced," Team USA member Amanda Chidester said in a release. "It is awesome that we are getting an opportunity to play in cities we have never been to. I am excited to play in Maryland and get a great crowd towards the end of our tour to create the best energy before heading to Tokyo."
Other "Stand Beside Her" tour stops that have been announced by USA Softball include Feb. 7-9 in Florida, Feb. 18 in Arizona, Feb. 20-23 in California, March 8 and 10 in California, March 17 and 18 in Oregon, March 31 and April 1 in Alabama, April 3 and 5 in Georgia, April 7 and May 30 in Tennessee, April 15 in Louisiana, April 18 and 25 in Texas, May 1 and 3 in Missouri, May 17 in California, June 3 in Missouri, June 9 and 10 in Michigan, June 18 in Massachusetts, June 21 in New Jersey and June 25 in Virginia.
The main message of the "Stand Beside Her" tour is unity, as Team USA begins its quest for a gold medal at the 2020 Olympics.
In July, softball will make its first appearance at the Summer Games since 2008. The gold-medal game is scheduled for July 28.