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2018

Inductees

Bill Berndt

PLAYER

Pos: 1B & RF
Years: 1970-2008
Teams: Teamsters 193, New York Life, B&B Wrecking, Minute Men, Mullinax Ford, Holiday Lounge, Dolloff Industries
5 National Tournaments
2 Time All City
All World


“Pure Hitter”

Dianna Poe

PLAYER

Pos: Pitcher & 1B
Years: 40+
Teams: Creative Designs Cabinetry, Progressive Insurance, Advanced Door, Petroset
35 National Tournaments
15 Time All World
30 Time All City


“One of the Best”

Gary Lynce

PLAYER

Pos: 1B & Pitcher
Years: 1988-Present
Teams: Pepco, First Merchants, Commonwealth Lumbar, Twohig, 4 Star, Sheet Metal Tech
28 National Tournaments
8 Time All World
3 Time All City


“Excelled with the Game on the line”

Mark Schneider

PLAYER

Pos: Outfield, Infield, & Pitcher
Years: 1983-Present
Teams: Medina Auto Body, Parma Perogies, Coyne Sports, 4 Star Machine, MOJO
8 National Tournaments
8 Time All World
Numerous All City Selections, League MVP, Batting Titles, & HR Champ


“Pure Hitter”

Rockey Neale

PLAYER

Pos: Outfield, Infield, & Pitcher
Years: 26+
Teams: Hillcrest Tavern, Preferred Picks, Twohig AC, Steele’s Sports, Medina Body Shop
12 National Tournaments
1992 1st Team All American ASA “A” Nationals


“It’s all about the Team”

Pete Tedeschi

UMPIRE

Umpire
Years: 1996-Present
Leagues: Brooklyn Premier, Parma 4A & 5A
Teams: Advanced Door, Dina’s,
10 National Tournaments


“Straight Forward and Fair”
 

Jim Wright

ADMINISTRATOR

Administrator
Years: 30+
Bedford Rec 1963-1993, Player, Scorer, Umpire, Grounds Crew
Director Bedford Softball 1976-1993
ASA Cleveland Deputy Commissioner, Commissioner Emeritus
Leagues: Bedford Men’s Major, Bedford Women’s Major, Bedford Sunday Morning, Bedford Church League


“Dedicated to the Game”
 

Dennis Puening

PLAYER

Pos: SS
Years: 30+
Teams: Westbrook Village, Hillcrest Tavern, Preferred Picks, No.1 Lounge, Parma Café, Durkay Shipka, Mr Bill’s Tavern
7 National Tournaments
6 Time All City


“Clutch Performer”

Duane Piscura

PLAYER

Pos: Infield & Outfield
Years: 28
Teams: Du All Plumbing, Hillcrest Tavern, TPV Metals, Full Service Realty, Mullinax Ford
10 National Tournaments
4 Time All City


“Total Team Player”

Gregory Sidoris

PLAYER

Pos: Infield
Years: 1980-2010
Teams: Mullinax Ford, 1st Merchants, Pepco, Fine Line, Tradewinds, Roulette Pontiac, Las Vegas Aces
30 National Tournaments
6 Time All World
6 Time All City


“Defensive Marvel”

Maureen Kirby Becker

PLAYER

Pos: SS & 2B
Years: 20+
Teams: Tizzano’s Restaurant, Colony Lounge, South Euclid Concrete, Suburban Builders, Black Forest


“Great Competitor”

Gary Hubbard

MANAGER

Manager
Year: 7 as player, 43 as Coach/Manager
Teams: Meager Masonry, Boys Meager Masonry, Kelly’s Welding, Hubbs Softball, Thomas Beverage, Brown Hardware
22 National Tournaments
5 City Titles
3 State Championships


“Dedicated & Loyal”

Bill Flaherty

ADMINISTRATOR

Administrator
Years: 40+
Leagues: Mentor Girls Softball, Eastlake Men’s Softball
Teams: Cleveland Jaybirds, Cleveland Stepien Competitors, Ed Pike Lincoln Mercury, Beachwood High Girls Varsity


“Softball Ambassador”

Vince Benander

MEDIA

Media
Years: 37+
President & Founder Benander Games & Sports Data
Leagues: Bedford, Bedford Hts, Brook park, Cleveland Hts, Eastlake, Euclid, JRC, Lakewood, Parma, Willoughby, ASA Tournaments, Church Leagues, Softball World, Victory Park


“Stat Pioneer”
 

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