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.

Don McDaniel

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McDaniel was the captain of the 1953 Bremerton baseball team that won a state title. He spent two years with the Cincinnati Reds organization before a shoulder injury ended his pro career. McDaniel moved back to Bremerton and ended up playing slowpitch for 12 years, winning a state title and was a two-time all-state selection.

Jack Lindberg

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Lindberg was a longtime coach and teacher at Bremerton High School. He was a pitcher for the 1953 Bremerton baseball squad that won a state title. He also had a long softball career, winning a state title in 1970 and was a three-time all-state selection as well. Lindberg died of cancer in 1978. His son Casey was the boys’ basketball coach at Bremerton for several years, taking two teams to the state tournament.

Jim Stockton

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Stockton was a 19-year veteran of the fastpitch scene, playing for several teams managed by Hall of Famer John Pederson. He played in one national tournament and was named to numerous all-star games. His dad played pro football in the 1920s and his nephew his NBA Hall of Famer John Stockton.

George Nichols

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Nichols played baseball for 21 years, starting with the standout South Kitsap high school teams of the mid-1940s, then spent four years playing for several minor league teams in the Brooklyn Dodgers and Cleveland Indians organizations before leaving to earn his Ph. D in chemistry.

Bill Warcup

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Warcup was part of the group that built Legion Field from the ground up, including leasing the land from the school district from 1966 until the district took over operation of the field in 2011. He also served as junior and senior commissioner and tournament director for the American Legion Third District and coached football and basketball with the Perry Ave. Pee Wees.

Dodie Welch

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Welch was a longtime slowpitch player. Over 27 years she was part of teams that made 19 state tournaments, nine regionals and one national tournament while earning 15 all-star nods and three MVP awards. Welch also served as president of the Bremerton’s women slowpitch league.

Jim Hussey

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Hussey was a longtime pitcher that was regarded as one of the best fielding pitchers in the state. He played fastpitch from 1951-1957, then switched to slowpitch for two years before heading to the City League, helping Parker Lumber win the inaugural state title in 1964 and a second place finish in 1965.

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.