USA Softball Women's National Team: STAND BESIDE HER TOUR

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USA Softball Cancels "Stand Beside Her" Tour

Dear ticket holder and USA Softball fan,

USA Softball has announced the cancellation of all originally scheduled 2020 stops on the “Stand Beside Her” tour, presented by Major League Baseball (MLB), due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

As a host of a “Stand Beside Her” tour stop, that means that the originally scheduled exhibition contests featuring the 2020 U.S. Olympic Softball Team in East Lansing, MI has been canceled.

We understand the disappointment that may come with this decision as we have waited 12 years to see the sport of softball return to the Olympic stage and have a U.S. Olympic Softball Team come to our city. Although the wait for our sport’s return to the Olympic Games has been delayed a bit longer, we can’t wait to watch these resilient athletes get back on the field when the day finally comes. 

Unfortunately, there are still a lot of moving pieces and discussions to be had before we can determine if we will be able to bring the U.S. Olympic Softball Team back to East Lansing. With the Tokyo Olympic Games now scheduled for July 23-August 8, 2021, that helps us to determine the possibility to potentially host the U.S. Olympic Softball Team at a future date.

We are beginning to issue refunds on purchased tickets. If you purchased online through Go Fan, you will be automatically refunded. If you purchased group tickets, we will be reaching out to those groups individually.

We thank you for your support of the USA Softball Women’s National Team, and we look forward to providing more answers when available.

Thank you!


Cancelled as of March 31, 2020. Previous Event Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Event Schedule:

Gates Open: TBD
First Game: First pitch at 5:00 PM
Second Game: First pitch will be 35 minutes after the end of the first game
Free Autographs: After the end of the second game


• • • SOLD OUT • • •

Please see statement above regarding ticket refunds.

Due to great community interest the East Lansing Stand Beside Her Tour Stop is officially sold out.
Thank you for your interest in this exciting event!
NOTE: All tickets are general admission seats.


The Greater Lansing Sports Hall of Fame, Greater Lansing Sports Authority and USA Softball of Michigan are excited to host the USA Softball Women’s National Team, Stand Beside Her Tour. This event will showcase the best of fastpitch softball as the Women’s National Team prepares for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Join us June 10, 2020 at Secchia Stadium on the beautiful MSU campus for a doubleheader showcase. Our community will help the National Team promote the game of softball and help prepare them for the Olympics as they compete against a select group of collegiate players from across the state of Michigan. Your general admission ticket allows you access to both games and an autograph session, immediately following the games. Seating for this first ever event in Greater Lansing is limited and is expected to sell out.  

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