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2013

Inductees

Bryon Borowy

PLAYER

Pos: Outfield, SS, & 1B
Years: 1994-2010

Teams: Twohig’s III, Parma Pierogis, Columbus Pipe, Dino’s Softball Club

15+ National Tournaments
5 Time All City
Numerous ASA & NSA All World Selections


“Simply one of the Best”

Doug Kosmerl

PLAYER

Pos: Pitcher
Years: 1985-Present
Teams: OSI, Dunhams, Locherie Sports, Barille Electric, The Boys
10+ National Tournaments
3 Time All City Selection
Numerous League/Tournament Championships, & MVP Awards


“Top Knotch on the Mound”

Phil Okonek

PLAYER

Pos: Catcher, Outfield, DH
Years: 1972-1992
Teams: Galati’s, OSI, Favorite Knits, Hillcrest Tavern, Wally’s Sports
15 National Tournaments
3 Time All City Selection
3 Time ASA City Champion, Numerous League All-Star & Tournament MVP


“A Clutch Hitter”

Steve Jaksa

PLAYER

Pos: Infield & Outfield
Years: 1973-1987
Teams: Two Cro’s, Masco Machine, OSI, Hillcrest Major, Cleveland Competitors
5+ National Tournaments
2 Time All City Selection


“Could Do It All”

Ron Lingenfield

MANAGER

Manager
Years: 1962-1983
Leagues: Maple Heights, Bedford
Teams: Maple Heights, VFW, Tim Lally Chevrolet
6 National Tournaments (Top 5, 3 Times)
Plater 2B & Pitcher for many years


“Well Respected as a Leader”

Mike Iafelice

COACH

Coach
Years: 1977-2008
Leagues: Freeway Youth, Euclid D1, Mentor Tri-M, Willoughby Major, Parma
Teams: Mandalay, Masco Machine, OSI, Ohio Pool, Hemly Tool
30+ National Tournaments
National Champion Mandalay ASA 16U
National Champion Hemly Tool 35 & Over

Brian Nolan

PLAYER

Pos: Outfield
Years: 1970-Present
Teams: Twohig’s III, Favorite Knits, Window Systems, Ohio Pool, B&B Wrecking
11 National Tournaments
3 Time All City Selection Parma
Numerous League MVP


“Non-Stop Competitive Desire”

Mike Ribar

PLAYER

Pos: SS
Years: 1991-2012
Teams: Twohig’s III, Mullinax, Pepco, Kilbane’s, Dino’s
15 National Tournaments
3 Time All City Selection
3 Time ASA Metro Champs
NSA World C Champion


“A Fierce Competitor”

Ron Fields Jr.

PLAYER

Pos: Catcher, Infield, Outfield, & DH
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Years: 1989-2012
Teams: OSI, R&M Metals, Hague/Ohio Transport, Steele’s Sports, Coyne Sports
20+ National Tournaments
3 Time National Champion
3 Time All World
23 Tournament MVP Selections


“Dominant 5 Tool Player & an A-1 Person”

Jack Murphy

BACKER

Backer, Sponsor
Years: 1984-Present
Leagues: Euclid Division 1, 2, 3, & 4 – Men & Women
Teams: Tradwinds Lounge
Numerous League & Playoff Champion


“A Very Generous Backer”

Jim Giavonette

COACH

Coach
Years: 1983-1996
Leagues: Euclid D1, Bedford, Mentor, Willoughby, Cleveland Hts.
Teams: Fine Line Litho, Superior Title, OSI, Suburban Sports, Velva Cream
10 National Tournaments
Numerous League & Tournament Championships


“Good Coach & Fine Friend to Many”

Ray Milavec

MEDIA

Media
Radio & Public Address Announcer
Local & Pro Sports for 30+ Years
Years: 1978-Present
20 Years as Player
10 Years as Manager & Coach
35+ Years as Umpire


“The Voice”

Marlo Termini

JOHN NAGY AWARD

John Nagy Award
Pos: Pitcher, Infield, & Outfield
Years: 1947-1957 Fastpitch
1958-1993 Manager, Coach, Administrator
1994-Present Senior Softball
Teams: The Blaze, Emerald City Jewelers, F.C. Indust, Swanson Health Products, ReMax Realty
15+ National Tournaments
5 Time National Senior Champion


“A True Sportsman in Every Respect”

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