The trailer for the long-awaited documentary featuring a year in the life of Akron Racers players and front office members was released Wednesday on social media.
The film, entitled “Burn the Ships,” chronicles the journey and hardships of American women’s professional softball’s oldest franchise—specifically through the eyes of co-owner Joey Arrietta—during its quest for its second NPF title in 2014. Arrietta has been the driving force behind the Racers’ organization since the team’s founding in 1999.
Akron, which recently celebrated its 15th campaign, first took the field for two seasons in the now-defunct Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL) before beginning its enduring tenure in the NPF in 2004.
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Though the film’s release date is undisclosed, you can watch the trailer below.
— Burn the Ships (@BurntheShipsDoc) July 27, 2016
The Racers, who won their lone Cowles Cup championship in 2005, currently sit in third place in the league standings with less than one month remaining in the regular season.