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Re: Overhaul of World Tournaments
Let's face it. Softball is not what it was 10-15 years ago. Staying loyal to a team? That's out the window. Actually earning a berth to a world event..that's a thing of the past. The prestige of going to a world (or National for that matter) just isn't there anymore. Winning a ring used to mean something. Now, on any given weekend, somewhere in the country, an association is giving them away. Why have world qualifiers if the only real criteria is Must Play in states/nationals? There is no real answer to this as no association is going to turn away teams.