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.

Dave Hayford

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Hayford was a standout for Bremerton High School and the local American Legion team, helping them win a state and regional title in 1949. Hayford had a tryout with the Baltimore Orioles and was going to be sent to one of their minor league teams, but he returned to work at the shipyard. He played for the Bremerton Bees and several fastpitch teams, winning a state title in 1959. He also won two titles as coach of the American Legion Elks baseball team.