August 2, 2011
In this undated photo, Walla Walla Valley native Eddie Feigner, who died in 2007 as the undiputed king of fast-pitch softball, gets ready to release another rocket. The four-man world traveling exhibition team he founded in 1946 – The King and His Court – will play its last game this month where it played its first, Walla Walla's Borleske Stadium.
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The last members of The King and His Court will retire with a final game in Walla Walla.
It all started as a bet in a Pendleton bar in 1946.No way could a softball team beat a baseball team, a patron wagered Walla Walla Valley native Eddie Feigner.So began a more-than six-decade run of the legendary King and his Court four-man softball team,