GASTONIA, NC – October 12, 2012 – Worth today announced the signing of one of slowpitch softball’s marquee players, Jeff Hall, to its advisory staff. Hall is currently the first baseman for the top-ranked Men’s Major slowpitch team, Resmondo/ Worth.
Other Worth Advisory Staff players on the Resmondo roster include Travis Resmondo, Andy Purcell, BJ Fulk, Don DeDonatis III, and Greg Connell.
Hall has been a member of four USSSA™ Men’s Major World Championship teams, and was the most valuable player of the 2000 event. In addition, Hall has been selected to 13 Men’s Major All Tournament teams, and is also a member of the All-Disney team. Hall was the first and only player in USSSA major softball to win the Triple Crown. Hall was inducted into the USSSA National Hall of Fame in 2006.
This signing continues St. Louis-based Worth’s aggressive initiative to add the best players and coaches to its roster of product development advisors. Worth’s fastpitch advisory team includes: Patti Gasso, head softball coach University of Oklahoma; Ralph and Karen Weekly, co-head softball coaches at University of Tennessee; Deana Gumpf, head softball coach University of Notre Dame; and Sharon Perkin, head softball coach at Georgia Tech.
Worth® is a leading marketer and manufacturer of softball and baseball equipment and part of the Jarden Corporation portfolio of brands. Worth is the official softball of the NCAA® and NAIA® softball championships, the official helmet and official bat of National Pro Fastpitch™, and the official bat and ball of USSSA™. For more infor¬mation, please visit www. worthsports.com, find us on Facebook, or by phone at (314) 819-2800.
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The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), headquartered in Osceola County, Florida, USSSA is the World’s Largest Multi-sport Athletic Organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 3.7 million participants, competing in 13 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, Slow Pitch, Karate, Basketball, Soccer and more! For more information on USSSA and to register your team visit USSSA.com. Also be sure to visit USSSAToday.com for the latest USSSA News!