In 1986, Tony Pearson and a group of close friends formed the Untouchables, a new neighborhood team. They played their first year at Dunbar Park and managed to only win one game. But they played with heart and desire but lost many close games, so they decided it was time to support their already talented …

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Joseph Umana

For more than fifty years, Joseph Umana did what most players did not want to do: he organized games and leagues so that softball players could play. His fifty-three year career of softball playing and organizing began in 1950 at Welles Park. Playing in an intermediate league, his team won two park championships and placed …

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Kurt Uidal

Kurt Uidl’s competitive softball career began in 1979 and ended in 2001 with a national championship while playing for the Miller 45s. During those years, he was a valuable member of teams that won four ASA or USSSA National championships, and he played in places as close as Mt. Prospect and as far away as …

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Richard Urbanski, Jr.

Urbanski believes that life is as a challenge that one must attack with diligence and tenacity. This belief has certainly been proven in Urbanski’s softball career. Beginning with Gaffie’s Gaffers at Cornell Park at fifteen, Bruins and concluding with the Budweiser Whips in 1984. Richard has won three National Championships, three ASA National Championships, has …

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26th Annual Hall of Fame Inductee Dinner, at the Drury Lane Oakbrook


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