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Important Notice: COVID-19

Good afternoon friends of USA Softball of Illinois Hall of Fame Museum, Due to the rapidly evolving development in regard to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the newest recommendations set forth from local, state and national health organizations, the USA Softball of … Continue reading

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Fundraiser for the Softball Museum Addition

The USA Softball Museum and Hall of Fame has started construction on a 22’ by 16’ addition to the existing structure in Fairview Park in Casey, Illinois. The budget for said addition is $12,000, of which $9000 has already been … Continue reading

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Casey Softball Hall of Honor Inducts Eight New Members

Eight local softball players and officials were inducted into the Casey Softball Hall of Honor on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The ceremony took place at Warrior Field at 9:30am. Congratulations to the Class of 2019! Cherise (Boyd) Hiss Kim (Mitchell) … Continue reading

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Bill Burris: Softball was his Passion

We have some sad news to share. Bill Burris passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019. He was a Director of the Illinois ASA Softball Museum and a recipient of the Casey Softball Hall of Honor. On April 13, 2019 … Continue reading

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Casey State Bank Funds Fence Project

In January of 2018 the Casey Softball Museum Board of Directors met to discuss an idea of replacing the outfield fence at the Historic Trucker Stadium. The fencing was in disrepair and unsafe for teams to use the field. Phelps … Continue reading

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Commemorative Plaques

The  plaques  are  “made  to  order”  containing  the  information and pictorial image that the buyer desires. The supplier can proportion the picture and information accordingly. The plaques can honor individuals as players, umpires, sponsors, managers, as well as team plaques. … Continue reading

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New Cabinets for Girls Softball Memorabilia

The museum directors are pleased to announce that new cabinetry was recently built and donated to the girls’ portion of the museum by Carroll Stinson. The directors thank Carroll and Ilene for their ongoing support.

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2018 Casey Hall of Fame Inductees

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On August 25, 2018 the following individuals were inducted into the Casey Softball Hall of Honor: Trisha (Hupp) Gilbert Deb (Montgomery) Hawkins Mark Brayfield J.D. Spangler Melissa (Hickox) Daily Paul & Lois Yealick Family

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Casey Trucker Stadium Fundraiser

Casey Trucker Stadium is a historical landmark at Fairview Park where national, state, and regional tournaments were held for three decades. Much of Casey’s rich softball heritage began at this facility which was originally constructed by volunteer labor and donated … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Why is the museum now called the USA Softball of Illinois Hall of Fame Museum? What happened to ASA Softball? Here is the answer from Don Brewer, USA Softball of Illinois State Commissioner. “There have been some positive changes in … Continue reading

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