Women win Battle of the Sexes game

July 28, 2009 12:16:13 PM PDT
It was an old fashioned battle of the sexes in Schaumburg on Monday night. It was men versus women in a game that got its start in Chicago in 1887 - softball.

The Schaumburg Flyers Baseball Club hosted a challenge game against the women of the Chicago Bandits. The Bandits are the 2008 National Pro Fastpitch League champions.

Softball rules applied on Monday night which means pitchers use the underhand windmill pitch.

The game was sold out.

In the end girl power prevailed. The final score was Bandits 4, Flyers 2.