2019 Inductees Announced For Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame

Manitoba Post StaffNews

The Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame has announced the 2019 inductees. Eight individuals and 3 teams will be inducted into the Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame on May 11, 2019. The group of inductees includes 4 Athletes, 3 All Around, 1 Builder and 3 teams. The Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame & Museum Inc. recognizes individuals, teams and organizations for outstanding achievement in softball and/or for contributions to the sport of softball.


Daryl Beamish

Michael Blackburn

Rollie Boucher

Leanne (Scott) Papineau


Charlie Brown

*Frankie (Little) Cochlan

Larry Dewis


Brett Turner


2002 – 2007 Bison Blondes Women’s Slo-Pitch Team

2002 -2006 Smitty’s Senior Open A Women’s Fastpitch Team

2006 – 2011 St James Canad Inns 55+ Mixed Slo-Pitch Team


An independent committee, facilitated by Gord Wooley, reviewed nomination information on candidates for the Hall of Fame and selected the 2019 inductees. Don Campbell, Dennis Kyle, Jill Mathez, Jim Nay, Nelson Phillips, Dave Shyiak and Smitty Smith served on the committee.

The 18th annual induction banquet will be held at the Victoria Inn 1808 Wellington Avenue in Winnipeg on May 11, 2019. Tickets at a cost of $75.00 are available from Les Newman phone number 204-235-1674, or email: lnewman@live.ca