Jon Jarstad

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Jarstad, a South Kitsap grad, was a standout baseball player before turning to journalism. He was the sports editor at the Kitsap Sun and a broadcaster for KBRO. After earning his masters from Syracuse, he went on to be a pioneering broadcaster of baseball on local and national TV and radio stations. Jarstad died in 1999.


Jess Latham

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Latham played slowpitch for 20 years and was highly decorated over his career. He won several state titles, including five straight with the legendary Gene Lobe sponsored teams. He was also named to three all-state teams, one all-regional team and numerous all-star selections. Latham won the MVP title at the 1969 state tournament as well.

Bobby Dunn

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Dunn was a standout left handed pitcher, leading Bremerton High School to the 1953 state title and reeling off 20 consecutive no-hit innings for the American Legion team. He played for a couple of semi-pro teams and turned pro with the Cincinnati Reds. He spent three seasons with four different teams in the Reds’ minor league system, going 42-24 and striking out 418 in 602 innings before an arm injury ended his career. Dunn then became an ordained minister.

George Ogg

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Ogg, a standout catcher at Bremerton High School and Olympic College, played fastpitch for nine years with several teams, making the state tournament several times. Ogg, who turned down an offer from the Cincinnati Reds, also played semi-pro ball with the Bremerton Bees and the Bremerton Cruisers.

Bob Fisher

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Fisher, a longtime coach and teacher in the South Kitsap School District, was also a standout left handed pitcher for the University of Puget Sound and the Kitsap Outsiders. He earned the state MVP award after pitching five games in eight days to help the Outsiders take second at the 1973 Casey Stengel tournament. Fisher also pitched for a couple of semi-pro teams in Cheney and Burien that made several state and national tournaments.

Larry Seabaugh

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Seabaugh was one of several fastpitch players from Kitsap County to play on a trio of standout teams from the Seattle area – Washington Natural Gas, Pay ‘n Pak and Peterbilt Western – that won a combined eight regional titles and two national titles. He was also on fastpitch teams that won gold at the National Sports Festival in 1981 and 1983.