picture of Black History Month Celebration

FloSports honors black athletes and champions that have made an indelible impact on the sport and in their community.

Natasha Watley Makes Huge Announcement

EXCLUSIVE: Natasha Watley Announces Retirement

Mar 30, 2017

After 30 years of playing the game at the highest level possible, Natasha Watley has become a softball legend.

Some of her incredible accomplishments include becoming a four-time All-American at UCLA, a national champion, the all-time hits leader at UCLA, a gold and silver medalist for Team USA, and the first African-American woman to compete on Team USA.

Chez had the opportunity to sit down with Natasha as she made a huge announcement about the next step in her career.

What's Next

Watley is the founder of the Natasha Watley Foundation, which focuses on creating opportunities for young girls in underserved communities to learn and play softball. Her goal is to keep growing the foundation. She currently partners with the City of Los Angeles and the next step is expanding to Los Angeles County. This summer, Watley will also coach the Junior National Team with Laura Berg.

What people are saying about Watley's retirement: