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  • 1976-79 Straits Aggregate Slow Pitch

    Inducted 2005

  • 1988 Bay City All Saints Softball State Champions

    Inducted 2013

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  • 1991 Bay City All Saints Softball State Champions

    Inducted 2014

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  • 1999 All Saints Girls Softball Team


    1999 State Championship Girls' Softball

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  • Andrew W. "Andy" Karpus

    Inducted 1998


    • Bay City Central Football 1930-31 /Back-to-Back Undefeated Seasons
    • U of Detroit Football 1933-34 (Gus Dorais)
    • Played 74 Games in 10 Yr Pro Football Career (12 Teams)
    • Star Player for Undefeated LA Bulldogs - Champion 1937
    • Passed for 5 TDs for Providence Steamrollers - Last Game
    • Star Softball Player for Joe Lewis Team )Brown Bombers)

  • Arrow TV 1978 'Class A' State Softball Champions

    Inducted 2004

  • Auburn Fertilizer 1982 Softball Team

    Inducted 2006

  • Auburn Fertilizer 1983 Softball Team

    Inducted 2006

  • Bay City Handy 1988 Girls' State Softball Champions

    Inducted 2004

  • Beth Pawlak

    Inducted 2005


    • BC Central High School - Volleyball, Basketball & Softball
    • Captain & Catcher BCC Softball Team
    • Division 1 Softball Player at CMU
    • Projected All American Catcher at CMU
    • Named All District, All Region & All State
    • Died at the age of 20

  • Beth VanDenBrooks (Ducolon)

    Beth Ducolon


    • 1983 & 1984 Essexville Hampton Little League Softball State Champion
    • 1986 & 1987 All State All Saints Softball
    • 1988 & 1989 NAIA Softball National Championship All-Tournament Team
    • 1989 SVSU Softball NAIA National Champions
    • SVSU Career Stat Leader In the Following Categories:
      -- At Bats 638 (2nd), Hits 223 (2nd), Runs 146 (2nd), Stolen Bases 74 (2nd) and Batting Average .350 (3rd)
    • 2016 Assistant Coach MBS Jets 16/Under Girls NSA Class A World Series Champion

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  • Betty Scherzer

    FASTPITCH SOFTBALL -- COACHING -- Career Highlights

    • Scherzer was one of the most highly regarded softball players on the women’s fastpitch scene during a sparkling 28-year career.
    • She led her teams to national prominence. A powerful cleanup hitter who doubled as the pitching ace, Scherzer excelled at the highest level while competing in seven national championships.
    • She was a two-time national fastpitch tournament MVP, leading Danny’s Market to the title in 1975 and sparking a runner-up finish in 1977 while going 6-0 and batting a tourney-high .464.
    • She also threw a 15-inning gem in the 1976 national and a one-hitter in the 1979 national.
    • During a career that spanned 1956-84, she was part of nine state championship teams, including Amelith St. John in 1958, 1959 and 1960, Drewry’s in 1962 and 1963 and Danny’s Market in 1974, 1975 and 1977.
    • She closed out her fastpitch career by pitching a Saginaw-based team to the 1984 Class B state title.
    • A retired math teacher, she also coached youth softball and varsity softball at Freeland High School.
  • Bonnie Kanicki-Wilson

    Inducted 2007


    • All Saints Softball MVP
    • Delta College Softball All Conference, All State
    • Ferris State University Softball MVP, All-Conference, All State
    • Women's State Fastpitch Class A Champions DeWyse Builders
    • Softball Coach, Coloma High School
    • Lieutenant, Michigan State Police Distinguished Service Award
  • Brad Walraven

    Inducted 2009


    • Four State Softball Championships (88,91,99,08)
    • 907 Softball Wins Through 2009
    • Five State Runner-up, 23 District & 13 Regional Titles
    • Two-Time State Coach of The Year
    • MHSAA Coaches Hall of Fame
    • Runner-up 2009 National Coach of The Year
    • All State Captain of 1978 State Champ Baseball Team
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  • Cindy Shaheen


    • Played fast pitch softball for 28 years and won Classes A B C & D Fast Pitch State Championships; placed 3rd at National Finals in Fargo, North Dakota
    • Started competitive Basketball for girls in Bay City Intermediate Schools
    • Coached High School and Intermediate Softball, Basketball, Volleyball and Track & Field for Bay City Public Schools
    • Inducted twice into the Bay County Sports Hall of Fame in Softball as a team player for White's Drive Inn and Cubby's Bar
    • Coordinated, planned and organized the installation of lights and water at Defoe Park for Girls Softball
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  • Clint Beane

    Inducted 2004


    • 1980 Bay City Softball Player of the Year
    • 1985 ASA Fastpitch Softball All American
    • 2003 MASA Hall of Fame Inductee - Fastpitch
    • ASA State Champion Fastpitch Softball 1972, 1979, 1980,1981, 1983, 1994
    • Coach/Manager Midland Explorers 1999 to Present

  • Cubby's Bar Softball 'A' State Champs

    Inducted 2003

  • Danny's Market Softball 'A' State Champs

    Inducted 2003

  • DeWyse and Sons 1989 Women's Fastpitch Softball Team

    Inducted 2001

  • Eileen "Pat" Langley

    Inducted 1995


    • Named to First Bay City Bowling Hall of Fame 1981
    • Held Bay City Women's Bowling High Average 24 Years
    • City Championship Softball Teams 1934-1939
    • City Tennis Champion 1938
    • City Women's Golf Champion 1955 & 1957


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