Campbell was the first baseball coach at Olympic High School and the most successful, winning more than 200 games, five Olympic League titles, two regional titles and a state title in 1984. He also worked as the school’s athletic director for several years.
Johnson grew up in the South Kitsap baseball system, finding his way to Lower Columbia Community College, then to Lewis-Clark State, where he set the single season record for pitching wins. He was drafted by the New York Mets but didn’t find success and returned to Lewis-Clark to be a pitching coach. Johnson then became the head coach of the baseball team at Taft Community College, then Big Bend Community College.
Holt, a graduate of West High, was a longtime catcher for various area fastpitch teams, earning numerous all-star and all-tournament honors. He also played for the semi-pro baseball Kitsap Outsiders. Butch joins his dad, Gene Holt, in the Hall.
Burrell, a South Kitsap graduate, made his mark in the Kent School District. At Kent-Meridian High School, he was a longtime football coach with two undefeated seasons and a longtime basketball coach with three Puget Sound League titles and two third place finishes at the state tournament. He also served as an athletic director and was named the National Athletic Director of the Year in 1983 along with being a four-time state athletic director of the year. Known by his nickname "Jackie Royal," he was nominated to the WIAA Hall of Fame and National Athletic Director Hall of Fame. Burrell died in 2003. He was 80 years old.
Anderson, a long time teacher at South Kitsap, was a standout in baseball for South Kitsap High School, Olympic College and Western Washington University. He also won several state titles with various slowpitch teams.
Smith is the youngest to ever earn a nomination into the Hall. A South Kitsap grad, she won a national title at Pacific Lutheran University in 1990, earning NAIA West District Player of the Year and NAIA All-American honors.
A graduate of Shelton High School, Stock spent nine years in the major leagues with Baltimore and the then Kansas City Athletics. He transitioned to a pitching coach and minor league pitching instructor, earning three World Series rings as a member of the New York Mets and Oakland Athletics organizations. Stock is a member of the Shelton, Washington State and Oregon State Halls of Fames.
Rye was a longtime umpire who umpired in numerous state championships in Washington, Alaska and California, including the 1989 state baseball championship in the Kingdome. He’s also umpired four regional and national tournaments and served as the president of the Peninsula Umpires Association for twelve years. Rye also worked as a football and basketball official.
Grosso, who was born, raised and died in Port Orchard, is a huge part of its athletic history. He coached the Wolves baseball team to a third place finish at state, and was also part of a state record 40 game win streak. He died of a heart attack in 1962 at 59 years old.
Johnson, a graduate of North Kitsap High School, was a longtime sports reporter for the Seattle Times. He covered local and high school sports along with the Lake Placid and Sarajevo Olympics and the 1981 World Series, earning numerous awards along the way.