Union County Softball Hall of Fame

Members are inducted into the Union County Softball Hall of Fame based on their meritorious contributions and service to The Game.

Each of these exceptional Hall of Fame Members has made The Game better by their contributions, supportive participation, and consistent devotion to excellence.

John Amato

John Amato

2017

Player, Coach, League Director

Facilitator of Softball For the Love of the Game

Providing the opportunity For Others to Participate

John Amato

Gene Antonucci

2015

Rock Solid Shortstop

6-Time MVP

Over 50 League Championships

Coach of Adult & Youth Teams

Champion of Champions

John Amato

Keith Benovengo

2013

The Consummate Softball Person

Player, Umpire, Director

ASA Commissioner

Touched the Life of Everyone He Came in Contact With

John Amato

George Brokaw

2005

Inaugural Member

For his Lifetime Love and Heartfelt Fire for Softball

Premier Player, Coach

Umpire and Friend of The Game

John Amato

Emanuel Caravano

2015

A Fan of The Game

Every Player Was His Friend

Sponsor “Caravano’s Road Runners”

A Friend to the Community

A Man of Quality & Class

John Amato

Charles Cobbs

2019

USSSA Umpire-in-Chief Since 2010

USSSA Women’s World and Nationals

Union County Umpire Cadet of the Year

Respected by his Friends and Peers

John Amato

Alexander Dowzycki

2009

Premier Pitcher in County and State

A Great Softball Player

Veteran Who Served His Country

Navy Sixth Fleet Champion

John Amato

Bill Dugan

2019

40-year veteran

Participated in over 4,800 games

Lifetime .650 hitter, Superlative 2B

10 Championship Teams

15 Championship Series

John Amato

Joe Fuerst

2009

A Great Player

A Quality Umpire

A Veteran Who Served His Country

Mentor to Many

Friend to All

John Amato

Don Geddis

2015

Fast Pitch Player for over 50 Years

22 League, County and State Championships

5 Mayors Trophy Championships

4 ASA National Tournaments

A Gentleman On & Off the Field

John Amato

Ed Kushner

2011

A Great Player in County and National Play

League Director

Linden PAL, Halecki’s, Hit-Men

Senior Softball, Linden, NJ

For the Love of The Game

John Amato

Dom Lawrence

2015

Founder & League Director

St. Bart’s Old Timers League

Longest Standing Union County League

League Commissioner 27 Years

An Outstanding Citizen

John Amato

Linda Lensch

2005

Inaugural Member

National Champion

True Blue

Player, Coach, and Umpire

Always at the Top of Her Game

John Amato

Frank Malta

2019

Played With Sticky Fingers from 1971 to 1984

30 Home Runs in 30 Games in 1971

Known as a good teammate and misses those teammates that have passed on

John Amato

Joe Massaro

2007

National Indicator Fraternity

ASA Gold Medal Level, ASA Elite

He Has Set the Bar For All Umpires

To Excel to Reach

He is Number One

John Amato

Erin McGuinness

2015

Founder of Play Ball for Miracles

The Children’s Miracle Network

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

John Amato

Robert “Red” Migliore

2019

50 Years in Union County Sports

Coach, Umpire, & Sponsor

Inspirational Life Teacher

True Friend of The Game

John Amato

Patrick Mooney

2019

40 Years Dedicated Player & Teammate

Played in Both Fastpitch and Slowpitch

Played at the Top Levels and Brought Winning With Him

Has Continued That Level of Play with His Senior Competition

John Amato

Don Montefusco

2017

A Player’s Player

A Winner Amongst Winners

A Champion’s Champion

Dedicated to Excellence

Forever a Lover of The Game

John Amato

Gary Moran

2017

The Face of Union County Softball

Beloved by Players, Parents and Umpires

Forever “Blue”

John Amato

Ray Ortel

2007

Quality with Class

Mentor to Many

Friend to All

As a Player and an Umpire

John Amato

Barry Orth

2019

Always a Clutch Pitcher

He Was a Force Up The Middle on Defense

His Pitching Was Always Championship Caliber

Dedicated ASA/USA Umpire

John Amato

James D. Peters

2019

Founding Member of Union County Softball Umpires Association

45 Years of Commitment to ASA/USA Softball

National Umpire & Chief for Mid-Atlantic Area

A Dedicated Umpire, Teacher & Friend

John Amato

Becky Riccitelli

2019

She was a Tremendous Pitcher That Always Wanted the Ball

She Worked on Her Skill and Always Worked at Being the Best

From the Minute She Stepped Inside The Circle, Becky Was All Business

Becky Will Always Be Missed But Never Forgotten

John Amato

Jerry Riporti

2019

A Champions Champion

Played For Over 20 Years And Won Over 125 Tournament Championships

Lived In The Winners Circle

2018 USSSA Hall of Fame Inductee

John Amato

The Signorello Family

2009

Frenchy’s “The Original Sports Bar”

Sponsor of Teams, Always a Friend

Never ending Support for Union County Softball

John Amato

Bill Smith

2019

3 ASA National Tournaments

5 ASA National Schools

ASA Mid Atlantic Regional UIC Award

Indicator Award Recipient

20-year NCAA College Umpire

John Amato

Harry Streep

2013

Perfected the Art of Slow Pitch

A Great Hitter

A Great Pitcher

A Great Competitor

A Game Changer

John Amato

Anthony M. Yacek

2011

A Great Player and Veteran

A True Friend to Softball

A Polish Falcon and All-Star

Still Playing Senior Ball

Competes for Charity