Winnipeg General Strike Begins!

Winnipeg league promises ‘softball for all’

Have you ever wanted to join a softball league, but were too intimidated or worried you weren’t athletic enough to play?

A new Winnipeg softball league hopes a different approach to the game will make the sport more accessible to everyone who wants to play.

The Winnipeg General Strikeout Softball league aims to break away from what organizer Jennifer Mussell calls “typical, toxic sport culture.”

“It’s kind of hard to start a new sport when you’re an adult and you’ve never played before and you don’t know the rules,” said Mussell, a member of the new league’s coordinating committee.

The idea behind the new league is to give a space to people who might not feel comfortable playing in a standard sports league….Read More below