Softball Newfoundland & Labrador held its 50th Anniversary Celebration & 2012 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Friday night at The Royal Canadian Legion In Kelligrews.
The Softball NL Hall of Fame increased from 128 to 136 with the Induction of eight new members, 7 in the Athlete Category and 1 in the Builder Category.
2012 Softball NL Hall of Fame Inductees
- Becky Pendergast (Athlete)
- Tammy White (Athlete)
- Keith Abbott (Athlete)
- Vern Abbott (Athlete)
- Dave Boland (Athlete)
- Graham Evely (Athlete)
- Fred Power (Athlete)
- Reg Mercer (Builder)
Softball NL would like to Congratulate all of the 2012 Hall of Fame Inductees!
Congratulations Becky, Tammy, Keith, Vern, Dave, Graham, Fred and Reg!
Most Outstanding Players (1987-2012)
At the Softball NL 25th Anniversary Celebration Ross Crocker (1963-1986) and Marg Davis (1963-1986) were named the Most Outstanding Players for the first 25-years.
With Softball NL celebrating its 50th Anniversary it was only fitting that the Most Outstanding Players for the second 25-years be announced along with the Hall of Fame Inductees. Colin Abbott (1987-2012) and Ward Gosse (1987-2012) were both recognized as the Most Outstanding Players for the second 25-years.
Softball NL would like to Congratulate Colin and Ward on being recognized as the Most Outstanding Players (1987-2012).
Congratulations Colin and Ward!
Softball NL Player of the Year Awards
Along with the 2012 Hall of Fame Inductions and the Most Outstanding Player Awards (1987-2012), Softball NL presented the Senior Male and Female and Junior Male and Female Players of the Year Awards to four deserving individuals.
2012 Junior Players of the Year
- 2012 Junior Female Player of the Year: Janie O’Leary
- 2012 Junior Male Player of the Year: Shane Boland
2012 Senior Players of the Year
- 2012 Senior Female Player of the Year: Amy Corbett
- 2012 Senior Male Player of the Year: Jason Hill
Softball NL would like to Congratulate Janie, Shane, Amy and Jason on their great seasons!
Congratulations Janie, Shane, Amy and Jason!
Life-Time Commitment Award
Softball NL recognized William J. Barron with a Life-Time Commitment Award for his 50-plus years of dedication and passion for the great game of softball. Bill Barron has indeed dedicated his life to softball and it is only fitting that he be presented with the Life-Time Commitment Award.
Softball NL would like to take this opportunity to say thank-you to Bill Barron for all of his hard work and dedication to softball.
Softball NL would also like to Congratulate Bill on being presented with the Life-Time Commitment Award!