Kressin was the best pitcher of her time. Beginning in 1951, she led the Bremerton Greenjackets to 12 straight state championships and four Northwest Regional titles. She pitched in six ASA National tournaments as well. She was also the coach of women’s fastpitch at Olympic College for a time. Kressin died in 2013 at 87 years old.
Resichman was regarded as a VIP spectator, rarely missing a fastpitch game in Bremerton and was there when his son Jack played. John also played football for several years prior to becoming a superfan.
Ridley was a standout pitcher in fastpitch. He won a state title in 1954, played in the ASA National tournament in 1957 with a team from Vancouver, Washington and was selected to the All-Star team at the ISC National tournament in 1958.
Tappe was a three sport star at Bremerton High School. He played for Olympic College, then attended Washington State, where he played baseball. Tappe signed with the Cincinnati Reds and hit a home run in his first at-bat, but got just seven more at-bats over two years with the Reds. He resurfaced in the majors in 1955 with the Chicago Cubs but played in 23 games. He died in 2004 at 73 years old.
Bonnema started his career in 1948 and with the exception of one year, he played in every state tournament until 1973. He was a six time invitational all-star and a three time all-state selection.
Brown worked as an umpire for softball, baseball, basketball and football from the Pee Wee to the semipro level, working many a regional and state tournament. Brown also worked as a secretary for the Peninsula Umpires Association from 1959 to 1980.
Burke played for a semipro unit in Issaquah before coming over to play for the Bremerton Cruisers. His curve ball and control helped the Cruisers win in a strong league and in many a state tournament.
Forbes started his softball career with the East Bremerton Improvement Club in 1934. He played for a few teams in the shipyard as well. Forbes was a two time state champion and was the pitcher of record when the legendary Eddie Feigner, as part of "The King and his Court," came to town to play an exhibition game.
Okeson was a big bopper for the Bremerton Crusaders in 1941 and also played for a travelling team.
Jensen played in the first ever softball league in the county, which formed in Manette in the 30s. Despite a partially disabled hand he was successful before transitioning to spectator, where he would travel whereever a Bremerton team was in a tournament.