Join some of the greatest softball players in history on the links of a great course...and have some fun! Maybe you played 16-inch softball. Maybe you watched your son, daughter, wife or husband play it. Or maybe you stopped by a park during a beautiful summer night to watch a few innings. If one of these scenarios fits you, then you know the importance of preserving the Hall of Fame Museum building at Forest Park.
Congratulations to Hammer the Clam on winning the 2017 SSA Men's 16" Class "A" National Championship Tournament. Lose One finished second and Wallace finished 3rd
Virtual Tour of The Hall Of Fame
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National Tournament Schedules
September 1st-3rd at Mt Prospect ASA will be hosting their 16 Inch Softball Nationals. The tournament bracket is listed below:
August 31-September 4 at Forest Park is the SSA Major Nationals. Tournament bracket is listed below:
HOF Hosts Graduation Ceremony
Graduation Ceremony. Chicago Police Dept Mckinley Park Softball Program. That's Ray Topps with Police Commander Hemmer. Our thanks to Marco Acevedo, Fritz Zimmermann, Billy Cavanaugh, Jimmy Aconfora, Frank Lentine, and The Entire Hall of Fame Staff.
Hall of Fame Museum Schedule
Open Saturday 12:00 to 4:00 Only
Call Rachell Entler at (708) 366-7500 x 17 for an appointment.
Don't Miss Daily Old Photos on Facebook
Since September, the HOF Facebook page has been showing a different team every day - from the '30s to the contemporary era. In just that short time, we have had an average of 1,000 people view our highlighted teams, individuals, and HOF features and activities. On several occasions, we have even hit 5,000-7,000 views.
Check us out! We believe you will enjoy our page and may see folks you know - or even your own team.
The HOF is Looking for 16 inch Softball Memorabilia
A very nice patch was donated to the HOF. If you have any items that you would like us to consider for display please share by contacting Rachel Entler at Forest Park or drop off on a Saturday afternoon at the museum.
Do you have a great story, photos, or ideas of league or team names you would like to share? Send them to Tiffany.Hoffman@Maagcommplus.com for a chance to be featured in our next newsletter.
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