Ted “Todge” Tomczak

One of the best shortstops of the era, Ted Tomczak played on a variety of top teams including the Dunne Cones, the 1025 Club, Bennetts, Tracys, Ted Reese and Jim Roses. In 1945, Ted, with the 1025 Club, won 81 games against only 8 losses. In addition to his prowess at shortstop, Tomczak’s 550 lifetime batting average and clutch hitting made him one of the top softball players of his era. In 2000, Ted had three children; Beverly, Barbara and Bonnie and lived in Chicago.