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White Sox, Chinese Taipei, 1982

White Sox, Chinese Taipei, 1982

New Zealand's White Sox run a victory lap after winning the 1982 ISF (International Softball Federation) Women's World Championship in Chinese Taipei (Taiwan). The team was coached by Ed Dolejs and captained by Naomi Shaw. Their 2–0 victory over Chinese Taipei in the final was achieved in front of a partisan 30,000-strong crowd.

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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/photograph/39641/white-sox-chinese-taipei-1982 (accessed 5 December 2020)

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