|Oct 28, 2023 (UTC-6)|
100 Mick Cornett Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73109
Join USA Softball at the Oklahoma City Convention Center on Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., for the esteemed Class of 2023 National Softball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. This annual event is a momentous occasion where we celebrate and honor the outstanding achievements of nine remarkable individuals in the world of softball. At this year's ceremony, we will pay tribute to Doug Lindaman and Jim Craig, meritorious leaders who have made a significant impact on the sport. Additionally, we will recognize Joe Massaro, a standout umpire who has dedicated his career to ensuring fairness on the field. The legendary coaching prowess of John Stratton will also be acknowledged, along with the exceptional accomplishments of Olympian Valerie Arioto. Furthermore, we will applaud the contributions of slow pitch greats Sue Ilyes, Monty Tucker, and Ray Fleetwood, as well as the impressive achievements of the Sikorsky Aircraft softball team. The historic evening will commence with a Hall of Fame reception at 5 p.m., providing a unique opportunity to experience the National Softball Hall of Fame & Museum through captivating pop-up displays spanning 90 years of the sport's history. Additionally, a silent auction will take place during the reception, with all proceeds going towards ongoing improvements at the National Softball Hall of Fame & Museum. Don't miss this prestigious event that honors the Class of 2023 National Softball Hall of Fame inductees. Secure your tickets now, with prices ranging from $65 to $520, and join us for a memorable evening celebrating the achievements and contributions of these remarkable individuals to the world of softball.