Papua New Guinea Baseball Softball Confederation President Ralph Tarasomo passes away

Papua New Guinea Baseball Softball Confederation President Ralph Tarasomo passes away
06/05/2022
The country's National Olympic Committee regarded him as "one of the great personalities in sports."

The international baseball-softball community mourns the passing of Ralph Tarasomo, the president of the Papua New Guinea Baseball and Softball Confederation.

Tarasomo was also serving as the Deputy Chair of the Justification Committee, one of the seven committees of the Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee (PNGOC).

PNGOC president John Dawanincura described Tarasomo as "one of the great personalities in sports, a great teacher, mentor, administrator and friend who channelled his passion to his beloved baseball and softball."

In June 2020, Tarasomo lost the ballot for the PNGOC presidency by one vote.

Tarasomo is survived by three children.