WBSC Softball Hall of Fame inducts 2019 class

WBSC Softball Hall of Fame inducts 2019 class
21/11/2019
A total of 13 players from eight countries were inducted into the WBSC Softball Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame now counts with 249 members from 38 countries

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced today the list of 23 new members of the Softball Hall of Fame, inducted today at the 3rd Congress in Sakai, Japan. The 2019 class includes 13 players, 3 umpires, 3 administrators, 3 meritorious service, and 1 coach Three countries inducted their first-ever hall of famer.

The list of new members of the WBSC Softball Hall of Fame is.

  • Argentina - Luis Candelario Rosales (Player)
  • Argentina - Oscar Bolzan (Player)
  • Australia - Tanya Harding (Player)
  • Australia - Fiona Crawford (Player)
  • Brazil - Milton Konno (Meritorious Service)
  • Brazil - Taketomi Higashi (Meritorious Service)
  • Canada - Melanie Mathews (Player)
  • Canada - Kevin Quinn (Administrator)
  • China - Lui Yaming (Coach)
  • China - Yan Fang (Player)
  • Colombia - Maria Teresa Mejia Mora (Umpire)
  • Costa Rica - Roberto Castro (Administrator)
  • Guatemala - Gerardo Aguirre (Administrator)
  • Japan - Haruka Saito (Player)
  • Japan - Tomoaki Okamoto (Player)
  • Japan - Juri Takayama (Player)
  • New Zealand - Nardi Leonard (Player)
  • New Zealand - Bill Massey (Player)
  • New Zealand - Wiremu Tamaki (Umpire)
  • Panama - Hector Avila (Player)
  • Peru - Marisa Matsuda (Meritorious Service)
  • Chinese Taipei - Chin-Ling Chang Chien (Player)
  • USA - Julie Johnson (Umpire)