Author Archives: jovo23

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

Posted in Casey Softball Hall of Fame Inductees, Illinois ASA Hall of Fame Inductees | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Casey Softball, Home | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Casey Softball, Home | Leave a comment

2018 Casey Hall of Fame Inductees

This gallery contains 6 photos.

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

Gallery | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Casey Softball, Home | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Home, Illinois ASA, Uncategorized | Leave a comment