Ron “Big O” Olesiak

Ron played every field position with the highest degree of skill. He was an outstanding infielder, a swift outfielder, and punishing catcher. Ron batted right and threw right. He played with the Bobcats, Whips and Amalgamonsters where he was considered to be the top player in 16” softball during the 1970’s. His 100 home runs in one season stand as testimony to his offensive prowess. He was the Windy City Leagues MVP during its first year in 1976, where he recorded an impressive slugging percentage and stroked 18 home runs against the top teams of the year. Ron played on four championship teams and was a six time All -American in the ASA National tourneys.  He was twice named MVP during these tournaments. In one game he hit 4 homers in a row over a 275” fence! He also played for the 12th pro team in Chicago, The Storm. Ron -currently demonstrates his athletic and decision making prowess as a referee in the NBA.