Barney Shaw

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Shaw was a catcher for several of the best fastpitch teams in the area. He also played semi-pro baseball for the Bremerton Cruisers, Bees and the Eagles.

Al Campbell

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Campbell, a Navy man who was discharged from the USS Chicago, began his softball career in 1953 playing with several teams – the last of which he was a player-manager until he retired in 1973. He was a three time all-state selection and an eight time All-Star.

Gale Wade

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Wade, a standout athlete at Bremerton High School, signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947 as an amateur free agent. The Cleveland Indians bought his contract in 1953, then sent him to the Chicago Cubs a year later, where he played 19 games for the Cubs in his only time in the majors. Wade played several years in the minors, including three for the Los Angeles Angels of the Pacific Coast League.

Al Niles

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Niles was a colorful presence in the local softball scene. He pitched and managed some of the best teams around. Niles was also the president of the Bremerton Softball Association, starting the Bremerton Invitational Tournament and got lights installed at Warren Field.