Fastpitch Softball is a game best known for its small fields, dominating pitching and fiercely competitive participants. Maryland has a storied legacy within the great sport — a sport which traces its origins back to Thanksgiving Day, 1887. It is a story complete with historic games, legendary teams, remarkable players and unforgettable personalities.The Maryland Oldtimers Fastpitch Softball Association was formed in 1962 to promote and celebrate the game that only the very best dare to play.