Italian Softball League to open season on March 24th

ROME- The Italian Baseball and Softball Federation (FIBS) issued the 2012 regularseason schedule of the Italian Softball League.

Theschedule had to be modified due to the decision of the Macerata organization towithdrawal its team from the ISL. 

Asa result of the withdrawal, opening day of the ISL will see 4 doubleheadersprogrammed, while one team will receive an off day. 

Theregular season will shut down early this year (June 30th) to accommodate for Italy's participationin the International Softball Federation's World Women's FastpitchChampionship, which will be held in Whitehorse, Canada from July 13-22.

The postseasonwill open up on August 4th, but will have to hit the pause button,as the European's champion league tournament runs from August 20-25.

The ItalianSoftball Series championship will begin on September 1st and the2012 ISL champion will be crowned no later than September 9th.

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2012 Italian Softball League schedule pdf.