Beijing Eagles

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Beijing Eagles
LeagueNational Pro Fastpitch
LocationDaytona Beach, Florida
BallparkJackie Robinson Ballpark
FoundedMay 2, 2017; 6 years ago (2017-05-02)
League championships0
Regular season championships0
OwnershipChinese Softball Association
CoachHunter Veach

The Beijing Eagles, officially the Beijing Shougang Eagles (北京首钢金鹰女垒), were a women's professional softball team. Established in May 2017, the team plays in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF). In the 2019 NPF Season the team will play all their home games at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.[1] Managed by Chinese Softball Association, the Eagles' roster is mainly populated with players from the China women's national softball team as a means to gain professional experience against the highest levels of fastpitch play, in anticipation of softball's return to the Olympics in 2020.



On May 2, 2017, NPF announced the addition of an expansion team, Beijing Shougang Eagles. Its roster is to be populated with members of China women's national softball team and selected American players. For 2017, the home half Beijing's schedule will be played in the home venues of the other NPF teams. Beijing is expected to announce a permanent US home location in the future.[2]

At a press conference in Beijing, the Eagles announced that Teresa Wilson would be their first head coach, with assistants Breanne Lewis and Thomas Hazelhurst. Wilson had previously coached in the NCAA for 24 years and coached in the NPF in 2012 with the Carolina Diamonds.[3]

The Eagles finished their first season with three wins in 47 games, missing the playoffs.


General managers[edit]

  • (2017–present)

All-time head coaches[edit]

# Name Term Regular season Playoffs
1 Teresa Wilson 2017, 2018 93 16 77 .172 0 0 0 undef.


Season records
Season W L T Finish Playoff results
2017 3 44 0 6th place National Pro Fastpitch Did not qualify
2018 13 33 0 4th place National Pro Fastpitch Did not qualify
Totals 16 77 0

Current roster[edit]

Active roster
(YYYY = Final season of player contract)
Inactive roster Coaches





  • * Franchise Player Tag
  • (C) Captain
  • (A) Alternate captain
→ All NPF rosters


  1. ^ "Jackie Robinson Ballpark to Host NPF's Beijing Shougang Eagles in 2019 | Ballpark Digest". 4 April 2019.
  2. ^ Chez Sievers (2 May 2017). "National Pro Fastpitch Adds Chinese Team To 2017 Season". Retrieved 3 May 2017.
  3. ^ "BEIJING SHOUGANG EAGLES ANNOUNCE 2017 COACHING STAFF". NFCA Home Plate. 24 May 2017. Retrieved 26 May 2017.

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