Antonio Morales, WBSC Softball Board Member and Hall of Famer, passes away at 63

Antonio Morales, WBSC Softball Board Member and Hall of Famer, passes away at 63
21/05/2021
Born in Cartagena de Indias, Antonio Morales (affectionately known as Tony) was elected WBSC Softball Division Vice Chairman for the Americas during the WBSC Congress held in Gaborone, Botswana, in October 2017.

The softball world is mourning the loss of Antonio Morales Arrieta, WBSC Softball Division Executive Board member and WBSC Softball Hall of Famer who passed away today in his native Colombia. He was 63 years old.

Born in Cartagena de Indias, Morales (affectionately known as “Tony”) was elected WBSC Softball Division Vice Chairman for the Americas during the WBSC Congress held in Gaborone, Botswana, in October 2017.

“With great regret we learn of the passing of our brother Tony Morales,” WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari expressed on his Twitter account. “His passion for softball was unique to me. Our family will always remember him. A hug to our Colombian friends and his family, especially his wife, Rosa Elena.”

Morales began serving the sport of softball in 2001 when he was elected president of the Colombian Softball Federation. Regionally he served as vice president of the WBSC Softball Americas and president of the South American Softball Confederation.

He was inducted into the WBSC Softball Hall of Fame in 2013.