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1976 Men’s World Championship souvenir

1976 Men’s World Championship souvenir

This fabric patch was produced to mark the fourth Men’s Softball World Championship, held in Lower Hutt in 1976. After rain washed out the final games the championship ended in a three-way tie between New Zealand, the USA and Canada.

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How to cite this page:

Tony Smith and David Green, 'Softball and baseball - New Zealand softball on the world stage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/39630/1976-mens-world-championship-souvenir (accessed 5 December 2020)

Story by Tony Smith and David Green, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jul 2015