Don (Curly) Forbes

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Forbes was a fantastic pitcher for several fastpitch teams, starting with the East Bremerton Improvement Club in the 1930s. The team he was on in the shipyard league won nine straight league titles.

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Lloyd Blanusa

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Blanusa played fastpitch for 22 years, winning two Northwest Regional championships and earning three all-regional honors. He also played in two ASA National tournaments.

Lloyd (Red) Critser

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Critser was a baseball standout for Bremerton High School and played a couple seasons for the Bremerton Cruisers. He got a tryout from the Seattle Rainiers but fractured his ankle and was not asked back. Critser played for several other semi-pro teams and ended his career in the shipyard fastpitch league.

Mick Delaney

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Delaney was a top-flight softball pitcher. He threw the first perfect game in state tournament history in 1947 and pitched the Spokane team he was playing for to a state title in 1950, going 54 innings without giving up a run and earning MVP honors. He repeated as MVP the following year, then went to play for a team in Illinois, helping them to two consecutive top four finishes at nationals.

Frank Logue

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Logue signed with the Bremerton Bluejackets right out of high school. The New York Yankees bought his contract and he played several years in their minor league system and got as far as AAA Kansas City. He was traded to the Brooklyn Dodgers but he left the game instead.