2018

Inductees

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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”

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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”

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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”

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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”

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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”

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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”
 

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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”
 

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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”

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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”

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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”

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Maureen Kirby Becker

PLAYER

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


“Great Competitor”

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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”

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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”

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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”