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Batter Up!

The “Big Things in a Small Town” slogan has made its way to the park in the form of a large wooden bat in front of the softball museum. Be sure to get a fun picture with your loved ones … Continue reading

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2017 Casey Hall of Honor Inductees

On August 19, 2017, the following seven individuals were inducted into the Casey Softball Hall of Honor: Kara (Repp) Smith, Player Denny Redman, Meritorious Service Michael (Bo) Bohannon, Meritorious Service Stephanie (Stephen) Scott, Player Mackenzie Connelly, Player Len Cummins, Meritorious … Continue reading

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2017 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Meeting recently in Decatur, Illinois the USA Softball Association of Illinois Executive Committee voted to induct eleven individuals and three teams/organizations into their Softball Hall of Fame.  The honorees will be formally inducted in a ceremony held at the Illinois Amateur … Continue reading

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Lady Braves State Champs

Congrats to the Casey-Westfield Junior High Lady Braves Softball Team on their 2016 State Championship!

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2016 Casey Hall of Honor Inductees

On June 10, 2016 six people were elected to the Casey Softball Hall of Honor. Mike Bohanon, Meritorious Service Christi Burris Dodd, Player Megan Murphy, Player Jim Knierim, Meritorious Service Toni Smith Mullen, Player Bob Stifal, Player The induction ceremony … Continue reading

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Big Bats Coming to Museum

Continuing with Casey’s theme of “Big Things in a Small Town” the Illinois ASA Hall of Fame Museum will soon have its own “big” attraction. Two large wooden bats are being made and will soon be in place in front … Continue reading

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2016 Illinois ASA Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

At the Executive Council meeting in Decatur, Illinois early last month, the Illinois Amateur Softball Association Executive Committee voted to induct twelve individuals and four teams/organizations into their Softball Hall of Fame.  The induction ceremony will be at the Illinois … Continue reading

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Markwell Donates to the Museum

Representing Markwell Funeral Home in Casey, Jay Markwell makes a donation to the museum. Markwell Funeral Home is one of the top supporters of the Illinois ASA Hall of Fame Museum.  The museum relies on donations from individuals, merchants, and … Continue reading

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Pickneyville Falcons Claim 2015 Mens Wooden Bat State Tournament Championship

Congratulations to the Pickneyville Falcons for winning the 2015 Mens Wooden Bat Tournament in Casey, IL  on July 19, 2015. Check out more pictures from the weekend tournament at the museum’s Facebook page.

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Six New Inductees for the Casey Softball Hall of Honor in 2015

Central Illinois has always been a leader in fastpitch softball activities.  Casey in particular has been active in promotion and recognition of the game.  A softball program has been in continuous operation since the early 1930’s.  In 1982 a Fast … Continue reading

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