Indiana Amateur Softball Association, Inc. / Wayne L. Myers Hall of Fame

 

2018 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony To Be Held 

Saturday - March 10, 2018 @ 6:15 pm

Hilton Garden Inn  - 245 N College Ave, Bloomington, IN 47403

The Class of 2018 Inductees

Players -  Steve Carter (Frankton), Gail Ennis (Flora), Brian Jeffers (Rockville), Gordon Hoheimer (Farimount), Dennis Musgrave (South Bend), Ron Owsley (Marion), David VandeWielle (South Bend)

Umpire - Merri Taylor (Indianapolis)

Team - Lansing Auto Glass/AirVac (Chesterton)

Sponsor - Patricia Price (Fishers)

Manager - Tom Zielinski (South Bend)

Hall of Service Inductees - Susan O'Connor (South Bend)

 


 

USA SOFTBALL OF INDIANA / WAYNE L. MYERS HALL OF FAME

 

The USA Softball of Indiana / Wayne L. Myers Softball Hall of Fame was established in 1978.  The late Wayne L. Myers, former state commissioner (1976-2010) was instrumental in starting the Hall of Fame.  In March 2010, after Mr. Myers passing (1/10/2010), the Indiana ASA Hall of Fame was renamed to: Indiana ASA / Wayne L. Myers Hall of Fame.

 

The purpose of the USA Softball of Indiana / Wayne L. Myers Hall of Fame is to recognize individuals and teams who have excelled as players, coaches, managers, sponsors, umpires, contributors or teams during their ASA/USA softball careers in Indiana and/or nationally.

 

There are eight (8) categories of membership with 278 members (through 2018).

  • Commissioner  7)
  • Honorary (36)
  • Manager / Coach (15)
  • Meritorious Service (24)
  • Player (199)
  • Sponsor (11)
  • Team / Organization (24)
  • Umpire (17)

 

Anyone elected into the ASA/USA National Hall of Fame is automatically inducted into the Indiana Hall of Fame.  Currently 28 (through 2018) members of the Indiana Hall of Fame are also members of the National Softball Hall of Fame.

 

To be selected to the USA Softball of Indiana / Wayne L. Myers Hall of Fame a person/team must have been active in Indiana ASA for at-least ten (10) years and have attained statewide and / or national level of fame / notoriety for their activity.  An Honorary, Meritorious Service or, Sponsor must have a wide-reaching benefit to teams, players, managers, umpires, and / or commissioners of USA Softball of Indiana.

 

Nominations must be submitted on the proper form which may be obtained from the State Commissioner’s office or from the USA Softball of Indiana website: www.usasoftballindiana.org.  The nomination form must be accompanied by complete mailing, telephone, and email contact information, supporting documentation (in summary form), including championships won, tournaments won, batting, pitching, and fielding statistics, etc.  The form must be submitted to the State Commissioner’s office (or his/her designee) by November 1 of the year of consideration, which is before the year of possible induction.  The form must be signed and submitted by a current member in good standing of the USA Softball of Indiana Executive Board.

 

All nominations, properly submitted, shall be forwarded to the Hall of Fame Committee for review.  To be elected to the Hall of Fame requires 75% approval of the members of the committee.  The Hall of Fame Committee currently includes seven (7) members:

 

Individuals / teams which are approved by the Hall of Fame Committee shall be inducted at the annual USA Softball of Indiana Spring Commissioner’s Meeting / Hall of Fame Banquet. Check the website for the dates of the Spring Meeting.


 

 

 

To Attend the Hall of Fame Banquet:

- fill out this Hall of Fame Banquet Reservation Form

- include payment - check or money order

- designate the name of the Inductee you are supporting