2005 Inductees

George Brokaw

Inaugural Member For his Lifetime Love & Heartfelt Fire for Softball 

Premier Player & Coach

Umpire &Friend of The Game

Linda Lensch

Inaugural Member 

National Champion

True Blue

Player, Coach & Umpire

Always at the Top of Her Game

2007 Inductees

Joe Massaro

National Indicator Fraternity

ASA Gold Medal Level

ASA Elite

Has Set the Bar for All Umpires

To Excel to Reach

He is #1

Ray Ortel

Inducted 2007 Umpire

Instrumental in Developing Younger Umpires in Union County

Umpired Men's National Fast Pitch Tournament, Oswego NY

Umpired Many Championship Games as his Skill of Handling Players & Game Management were Superior

Mentor to Numerous Umpires, True Blue

2009 Inductees

The Signorello Family

Frenchy's "The Original Sports Bar"

Sponsor of Teams

Always a Friend

Never Ending Support for Union County Softball

Joe Fuerst

A Great Player

A Quality Umpire

Mentor to Many

Veteran Who Served His Country

Friend to All

Alexander Dowzycki

Premier Pitcher in County & State

A Great Softball Player

Veteran Who Served His Country

Navy 6th Fleet Champion

2011 Inductees

Anthony M. Yacek

Great Player & Veteran

True Friend to Softball

Polish Falcon & All Star

Still Playing Senior Ball

Competes for Charity

Ed Kushner

Great Player in County & National Play

League Director

Linden PAL, Halecki's Hit-Men

Senior Softball, Linden NJ

For the Love of the Game

2013 Inductees

Harry Streep

Perfected the Art of Slow Pitch

Great Hitter

Great Pitcher

Great Competitor

Game Changer

Keith Benovengo

The Consummate Softball Person

Player, Umpire, Director

ASA Commissioner

Touched the Life of Everyone He Came in Contact With

2015 Inductees

Gene Antonucci

Rock Solid Shortstop

6 Time MVP

Over 50 League Championships

Coach of Adult & Youth Teams

Champion of Champions

Emmanuel Caravano

Fan of the Game

Every Player Was His Friend

Sponsor "Caravano's Road Runners"

Friend to the Community

Man of Quality & Class

Don Geddis

Fast Pitch Player for Over 50yrs

22 County & League Championships

5 Mayors Trophy Championships 

4 ASA National Tournaments

Gentleman On & Off the Field

Dom Lawrence

Founder & League Director

St Bart's Old Timers League

Longest Standing Union County League 

League Commissioner 27 yrs

An Outstanding Citizen

Erin McGuinness

Founder of Play Ball Miracles

The Children's Miracle Network

Her Dedication to the Cause was to Help Others Through the Game of Softball

2017 Inductees

Don Montefusco

A Player's Player

Winner Amongst Winners

Champions Champion 

Dedicated to Excellence

Forever a Lover of the Game

John Amato

Player, Coach, League Director

Facilitator of Softball for the Love of the Game

Providing the Opportunities for Others to Participate

Gary Moran

Face of Union County Softball 

Beloved by Players, Parents & Umpires

Forever "Blue"

2019 Inductees

Charles Cobbs

USSSA Umpire in Chief Since 2010 

USSSA Women's World & Nationals

Union County Umpire Cadet of the Year

Respected by His Friends & Peers

Bill Dugan

40 Year Veteran 

Participated in Over 4,800 Games

Lifetime .650 Hitter

Superlative 2B

10 Championship Teams

15 Championship Series

Robert "Red" Migliore

50 yrs of Union County Sports

Coach, Umpire Sponsor 

Inspirational Life Teacher

True Friend of the Game

Becky Riccitelli

A Tremendous Pitcher That Always Wanted the Ball

She Worked on Her Skill

Always Worked at Being the Best

From the Minute She Stepped in the Circle Becky was All Business

Becky Will Always Be Missed

Barry Orth

Always a Clutch Pitcher

A Force Up the Middle on Defense 

His Pitching was Always Championship Caliber

Dedicated ASA/USA Umpire

Bill Smith

3 ASA National Tournaments

5 ASA National Schools

ASA Mid Atlantic Regional UIC Award

Indicator Award Recipient

20 yr NCAA College Umpire

Patrick Mooney

40 yr Dedicated Player & Teammate 

Played Both Fastpitch & Slow-pitch

Played at the Top Levels & Brought Winning with Him

Has Continued That Level of Play with His Senior Competition

James D. Peters

Founding Member of the Union County Softball Umpires Association

45 yrs of Commitment to ASA/USA Softball 

National Umpire & Chief for Mid-Atlantic Area

Dedicated Umpire, Teacher & Friend

Frank Malta

Played With Sticky Fingers from 1971 to 1984

30 Home Runs in 30 Games in 1971

Known as a Good Teammate & Misses those Teammates that have Passed On

Jerry Riporti

A Champions Champion
Played for Over 20 yrs & Won Over 125 Tournament Championships
Lived In The Winners Circle
2018 USSSA
Hall Of Fame Inductee
Enshrined November 8, 2019

2021 Inductees

Joe Massimino

A Premier Player Among the Softball Circuit

Being a Solid Power Hitter, Still Plays Hard Every Game He's in

One of the Hardest Guys to Get Out When He Comes to Bat

A Great Teammate & Competitor for the Game of Softball

Joe Buontempo

Joe was a Player, Manager and Team Sponsor throughout his Career

Joe Played Outfield in his Early Years before Moving to 2nd Base for the Latter Part of his Career

A Solid Hitter with Intensity and Desire Whenever he Stepped Onto the Field

Joe McEvoy

Last Original Member of the St Bart's Old Timers Softball League

A League Director, Team Sponsor & Senior Softball Player

A RARE Person who has Always put the Interests of the League Before His Own

Frank Iazzetta

There were Great Players & then there was Frankie

A Mainstay on the Sticky Fingers Team & Any Team Played On

An Intense Player Every Game, Who had All the Tools to Make Him a Great Player

Gave 110% Every Time he Stepped on the Field

Greg Weber

A Great Outfielder in Both Union County Softball, State & National Play with the Roselle Knights of Columbus Team

A 5-time, NJ Knights of Columbus State Tournament MVP

He Helped Lead his Roselle Knights Team to a National Championship in 1995

Robert DeBellis

A Team Sponsor, Manager and Player

In Leagues from Law Enforcement through Senior Softball

A Man of Quality and Class

Bob Continues to Sponsor, Manage & Play the Game of Softball 

Carolyn  Donner

Attributes Consist of Umpire/Assignor/Coach/Director/Leader

An "All-Around Softball Champion"

Inducted into Both the NJSIAA & Westfield Hall of Fame

Edward T. Belford (Eddie B)

Was a Great Short-stop

"Mr Clutch'" Who Later Transitioned to Pitching

A Great Teammate who was Highly Admired by his Peers Both On and Off the Field

Carmen Coppola

A Great Outfielder & Clutch Hitter in Both Fast and Slow Pitch

A Heads Up Player Who Always Knew the Situation of the Game

A Great Teammate and True Gentleman On and Off the Field

Ron Zimmer

A Navy Veteran who Served his Country Proudly

Currently Commander of the Roselle American Legion

A Team Sponsor, Retired Manager and Player

Still a True Fan of Senior Softball

Jim Powers

***Distinguished Service***

"50 Years" Dedicated as a USA Umpire

Player, Umpire, and Mentor to Many

2022 Inductees

Jim McCullough

" Mr. Hustle"

A Great Outfielder & Competitor of the Game

A Great Teammate

True Gentleman On & Off the Field

Coach of Traveling All-Star Teams in Both the 80's & 90's

Wayne Mehalick

Well Respected Coach & Clinician Who Dedicated his Career to Girls Softball

Manager/Player Linden Slow Pitch League 1968-1989

Gatorade National Coaches Who Cared Award 1993

Linden HS Girls Softball Coach 1998-2018

News Tribune Coach of the Year 1993-94

Tournament Director & ASA Umpire

John Neshimka

"Linwood Tap House"

Proud Sponsor of Teams for Over 50 Yrs 

Sponsor of Fundraising Projects Throughout the Community such as USCHOF Golf Outing, Linden HS Scholarships & Toys for Tots

Peter Osborn

Senior Softball Commissioner

Instrumental in Building the Union County Senior Softball Leagues

Player in Many Leagues in the 50+, 60+ & Newly Created 70+ Divisions of the UCSSL

Treasurer of the Union County Senior Softball Leagues for 17 Years 

Michael Powers

Top Notch Player & Power Hitter in the Game

Champion Both as a Player & Coach

1988-1991 Coach & Player of the Championship Roselle Park Shades

Coached & Played Men's Union County Sheriff Softball Team in his Later Years

Bernard Tracy

An All-Around Clutch Player of the Game

A Great Teammate Who Brought Out the Best of His Fellow Players

Co-Founder of the Union County Police Softball League Which Expanded into the Tri-County Police League

US Army Veteran Who Continued to Serve as a Westfield Police Office & Later as Chief

Gary Wiese


Steady Player, Dependable Hitter & Good Defensive Player

Dedicated Person Who Always Wanted the Best for the Union County Senior Softball League

Prints the Leagues Shirts & Got Us Any Equipment We Might Need