SOFTBALL

Softball Hall of Fame


As of the most recent elections, there are now 226 members in the World Softball Hall of Fame, representing 35 countries. Voting is done at the Softball Division Congress, which is held every other year on the odd year.

2017


Doug CHASE, CAN
Diana Lucia DUARTE GARCIA, GUA
Johnny LAU Kwok Yip, HKG
Jarrad MARTIN, NZL
Melanie ROCHE, AUS
Fiona TIMU, NZL
Natalie WARD, AUS

2015


Marissa CARPADIOS, AUS
Mike HARROW, AUS
Debbie MYGIND, NZL
Dean RICE, NZL
Lubomir VRBENSKY, CZE

2013


Exiquio Jesus ECHARTE LEIVA, CUB
Luisa Maria MEDINA GONZALEZ, CUB
Haylea PETRIE, AUS
Mike PIECHNIK, CAN
Michael WHITE, NZL
Brooke WILKINS, AUS
Oria WOOD KNOWLES, BAH

2011


Peta EDEBONE, AUS
Linda Marie FORD, BAH
Paul MAISEY, AUS
Robert 'Chubb' TANGAROA, NZL
Ray TILLEY, CAN
Gina WEBER, NZL

2009


Peter CLOUT, AUS
Naomi ELLIS, BAH
Rhonda HIRA, NZL
Sally (McDermid) McCREEDY, AUS
Nobunori NISHIMURA, JPN
Mark SORENSON, NZL
Darren ZACK, CAN

2007


Carlos CANO GÓMEZ, GUA
Sheila CORNELL-DOUTY, USA
Candice DeGREGORY CULMER, BAH
Jane EARNSHAW, NZL
Richard JOHNSON, BAH
Michael NICHOLS, NZL

2005


Norma ALLSOPP, AUS
Joanne BROWN, AUS
Kerry DIENELT, AUS
Michele GRANGER, USA
Denise HUTCHINSON, AUS
Ana Maria JAILLIER CORREA, COL
Shane KING, AUS
Yutaka MIYAKE, JPN
Lori SIPPEL, CAN
Ty STOFFLET, USA

2003


Kathy ARENDSEN, USA
Ivellise ECHEVARRIA, PUR
Laing HARROW, AUS
Cheryl KEMP, NZL *Player/Coach
Lesley MONK, NZL
Miriam (Betty) SEGARRA, PUR
Dudley “Douggy” Stanford SMITH, BAH
Margaret Rose USHER, BIZ
Clara VAZQUEZ, PUR

2001


Jenny HOLLIDAY, AUS
Joyce LESTER, AUS
Augusto MALDONADO, PAN
Oscar E. MOLINAR, PAN
Linda J. REYES, BIZ
Harvey STERKEL, USA

1999


Esther Vences FLORES, MEX
Joan JOYCE, USA
Robyn STORER, NZL

1997


Linda G. LEWIS, BIZ
Juan PACHOT, PUR
Sixto ROMERO, PAN
Carlos VELAZQUEZ, VEN
Owen WALFORD, NZL

1993


Janine ALLSOPP, AUS
Dennis CHEYNE, NZL
Eugene McWILLIE, CAN
Peter PRIDDEY, NZL
Diane SCHUMACHER, USA
David SORENSON, NZL
Sybill TURNER, AUS

1991


Rhonda BOYD, AUS
Kevin F. HERLIHY, NZL
Terry J. NUNNS, NZL
Paul ROGERS, NZL
Christine ROUGHLEY, AUS
Marie WARD, NZL

1989


Roberto FLORENCIA C., MEX
Margaret SWANN, AUS
Jorge TANCO, PUR

1987


Leon KNOWLES, BAH *Player/Coach
Marilyn MARSHALL, NZL *Player/Coach

1983


Marjorie (Midge) NELSON, AUS

2017


Godfrey BURNSIDE, BAH
Raymundo NARVAEZ MONTALVO, COL

2015


Eddie KOHLHASE, NZL 
Indalecio Alejandrez MESA, CUB 
Mike STAPLETON, AUS

2013


Carlos CARO, PUR
Bob CRUDGINGTON, AUS
Eduardo Ramon SABATE, ARG

2011


Alfred 'Ali' CULMER, BAH
Bob HARROW, AUS
Ramon LOPEZ, VEN
Hung-Cheng TSENG, TPE

2009


Naomi SHAW, NZL

2007


HWANG Chang-Keun, KOR
Godfrey Gully PINDER, BAH

2005


Blas Armando AGUIAR GIL, CUB 
Terry BAYTOR, CAN
Guillermo BONFANTE MILANO, COL
Antonio MICHELI, ITA
Andre PRINS, NED *Coach/Umpire
Taeko UTSUGI, JPN

2003


José AGOSTO, PUR
Sidney FERNANDER, BAH
Cheryl KEMP, NZL *Coach/Player
Michael WALSH, NZL
Colin WARD, NZL

1999


Patricia BENNETT, BIZ *Coach/Administrator
Li MINKUAN, CHN
Charles A. SOLIS, BIZ

1997


Lester BALDWIN, NZL *Coach/Manager
Rutilio CEDENO B., PAN *Coach/Manager
Raymond Granville LASHLEY, BIZ

1993


Ralph RAYMOND, USA

1991


Rocco SANTILLI, USA

1989


Chia-Nai LIN, TPE

1987


Freddy Emilio Vallejo CANCU, DOM *Coach/Administrator
Myrtle EDWARDS, AUS
Guillaume Amiens Samuel HANSON, AHO
Leon KNOWLES, BAH *Coach/Player
Marilyn MARSHALL, NZL *Coach/Player

1983


Arnoldus Simon (Nol) HOUTKAMP, NED

2017


Roberto PERALTA, PAN

2015


Neville LAWRANCE, AUS

2013


Santos VAZQUEZ ORTIZ, PUR

2009


John McAULIFFE, AUS
Wayne SAUNDERS, NZL

2007


Wayne BROWN, CAN
Lucie CARMICHAEL, CAN
Michael PREECE, BER

2005


Ken CULPITT, AUS
Andre PRINS, NED *Umpire/Coach
Edgardo SCHEMEL SALVAT, COL

2003


Soji KATO, JPN
Margo KOSKELAINEN, AUS
Alan McAULIFFE, AUS

2001


Merrell FERGUSON, USA *Umpire/Manager
Julius Oscar HELLBURG, AHO
Arthur THOMPSON, BAH

1999


E. Walwyn BREWLEY, IVB
Jun-Kee MIN, KOR
Charles PHILLIPS, NZL

1997


Fu-Hsiung (Tommy) WANG, TPE

1995


Gerry HOWARD, Canada, CAN

1993


Ed BITZ, CAN
Merle BUTLER, USA *Umpire/Administrator
Hiroshi SHISIKURA, JPN
Vivienne TRIPLETT, AUS

2017


Luis DIAZ RAMIREZ, COL
Burket DORSETT, BAH

2015


Bob STANTON, CAN

2013


Miguel ACOSTA SERRANO, CUB
Enrique ALCARAZ, ARG
Joseph CHEJNE JANNA, COL
Romell KNOWLES, BAH
Antonio MORALES ARRIETA, COL
R.B. THOMAS, USA

2011


Juan Manuel ARAMBULA SOLIS, MEX
Franco CAVERZAN, VEN
Guller ERIKSEN, DEN

2009


Ivan Eduardo BRICENO C., VEN
Philippa GRIFFITH-BAILEY, BIZ
Viatcheslav SMAGIN, RUS
Robert J. STEFFY, SR., GUM
Glen TODD, CAN

2007


Dr. Chartchai ESSARUM, THA
Mikio KUROKI, JPN
Carlos LARRAÑAGA GOMAR, GUA
LOW Beng Choo, MAS
Hilberto "Hilly" MARTINEZ, BIZ
Jacques REINENBERGH, BEL

2005


Argemiro BERMUDEZ VILLADIEGO, COL
Steeve HSIEH, TPE
Rafael Enrique Ostau De LAFONT PIANETA, COL
Dale McMANN, CAN

2003


Greg CHRISTIE, BAH
Rafael “Rafi” SERRANO, PUR
Jesús SUNIAGA, VEN

2001


Andres Montes CHAVERO, MEX
Dr. Dashrath MAL MEHTA, IND
O.W. (Bill) SMITH, USA

1999


Joseph BARBER, USA
Patricia BENNETT, BIZ *Administrator/Coach
Lyndsey LEASK, NZL
Audrey McLAUGHLIN, AUS

1997


Rosemary ADEY, AUS
Fernando AREN, ARG
Neki C. GRANT, BAH
Steven S.W. HUANG, TPE
Yen-Liang HUANG, TPE
Andrew S. LOECHNER, USA
Raymond WEAVER, NZL

1995


Francisco CHIRINO, ARU
Eriberto "Bert" LANDERO, PHI

1993


Merle BUTLER, USA *Administrator/Umpire
Alejandro "Jr." CRUZ, PUR
Anny REINENBERGH-HEUSSCHEN, BEL

1991


Meliton SANCHEZ, PAN
Churchill Knowles TENER, BAH
John T. VOYLE, NZL

1989


Ismael Delgado DAVILA, PUR

1987


Freddy Emilio Vallejo CANCU, DOM *Administrator/Coach
Merle SHORT, AUS
Robert (Bob) VAN IMPE, CAN
Theo VLEESHHOUWER, NED

1985


George F. VINCENT, NZL
Alfred J. WHELAN, NZL

1983


Ho MING-CHANG, TPE
Don E. PORTER, USA
Isidro S. RODRIGUEZ, PHI

1981


Esther M. DEASON, AUS
W.W. (Bill) KETHAN, USA
Clovis M. LODEWIJKS, AHO

2017


Bob LEVELOFF, NZL
Andrew J. SHERMAN, GUA

2013


Javier ANAYA LORDUY, COL

2011


Russell MOFFAT, NZL

2009


Jacinto David AMAIZ, VEN

2007


Austin KNOWLES, BAH
Don TRICKER, NZL

1997


Enrico BERTIROTTI, ITA

1993


Edward DOLEJS, NZL