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14th Annual Illinois USSSA Hall of Fame

Illinois USSSA Hall of Fame Class of 2008

By Irv Porter with background information by Brian Hoxsey

ROCKFORD: The fourteenth Annual USSSA Hall of Fame induction Banquet was held on Saturday November 8, 2009 at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Rockford with more than 240 people in attendance to honor the seven individuals and two teams being inducted this evening.

The Illinois USSSA 2008 Hall of Fame inductees are Roy Ambrose from Naperville in the male player category, Mike Kueker from Red Bud in the male player category, Jeri Siegfred-Mueller from Evansville in the female player category and Vicky Brown from Rockford in the female player Category. Also being inducted this evening were Kathy Phillips from Paris in the sponsor category, Myron Schroeder from Downs in the Meritorious Service category and Chuck Fisher from Louisville KY in the Honorary category. In addition to these seven individuals two team were also being honored, The Chicagoans women’s Class A team from the 80’s & 90’ plus Team Illinois / Fox Sports Center from the Peoria area and the 1990 USSSA Boys Slow-pitch World Champions.

The evening festivities took place after a served dinner with C0-Master of Ceremonies Chuck Fisher from Louisville, Kentucky opening the evenings program by saying, "Ladies and gentleman, the ultimate honor, that can be bestowed, upon a player, coach, manager, director, umpire, sponsor, or anyone involved in the game of softball in the State of Illinois, is be nominated, elected, and inducted, into the Illinois USSSA Hall of Fame. The first Illinois USSSA Hall of Fame induction ceremony was conducted on March the 23rd 1996. And as of this date ninety-three individuals and five teams have received this special honor."

Co-Master of Ceremonies Jeff Brown than introduced the 27 ‘Hall of Farmers’ who where attending this evenings program one at a time as the audience showered them with cheers and applause.

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