Who are the Birmingham Bobcats?
The Birmingham Bobcats Softball Club is a volunteer-led club based in Edgbaston. The club consists of 40+ members of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds. The Bobcats are currently the only softball club in the city and are leading the way in the sport in the West Midlands. The Bobcats were established in 2010 and are increasing in both popularity and membership.
In February 2012 the Bobcats were awarded the British Softball Federation's President's Club Award for substantial club development. You can read more about the club on our Introduction page or download our Welcome Pack.
Introduction to Club & Softball
Softball first started in the late 19th century as an indoor version of baseball. It has changed a lot since then - you will have noticed the ball is no longer soft. The Bobcats play a version of softball called slow-pitch ‘co-ed’ (male and female players), which is suitable for all abilities. It is an extremely social sport - team spirit is key. Read more
What’s in the Welcome Pack?
- A full overview of our club, the training sessions, what’s planned for the future and how membership works
- An “Idiot’s Guide to Softball”, put together by the British Softball Federation, for anybody who is new to the sport
You can download the Welcome Pack on this page.