Big Apple Softball League: New York City's LGBTQ+ Softball League

The BASL Hall Of Fame

Members of the Big Apple Softball Hall of Fame are members of BASL who have made significant contributions to the league.

In order to be inducted into the BASL Hall of Fame Members must:

  1. Have been a part (either as a player or non-player) for 10 seasons.
  2. Have made a strong contribution to BASL development and/or sportsmanship.
  3. Be in good standing as an active or retired BASL member.

View More Information about the Nomination Process on the Hall of Fame Nomination page.

 

The grandfather of Gay Softball.

Chuck Dima

Inducted in: 2005

NAGAAA Hall of Fame: 1997

The Godfather of Gay Softball.

2006 HOF - John Panarace

John Panarace

Inducted in: 2005

NAGAAA Hall of Fame: 2003

 

2006 HOF - Richie Diaz (Deceased)

Richie Diaz*

Inducted in: 2005

NAGAAA Hall of Fame: 1997

2007 HOF - Derek Danton

Derek Danton

Inducted in: 2006

 

2007 HOF - Ira Scott (Deceased)

Ira Scott*

Inducted in: 2006

 

2008 HOF - Michael Yang

Michael Yang

Inducted in: 2007

 

2008 HOF - Marcelo Soriano

Marcelo Soriano

Inducted in: 2007

 

2008 HOF - Earle Dersham (Deceased)

Earle Dersham*

Inducted in: 2007

 

2009 HOF - Rob Ricca

Rob Ricca

Inducted in: 2008

 

2010 HOF - Michael DAntonio

Michael D'Antonio

Inducted in: 2009

 

2011 HOF - Glenn Motal

Glenn Motal

Inducted in: 2010

 

2013 HOF - Irv Murray

Irv Murray

Inducted in: 2012

 

2014 HOF - Larry Gershberg

Larry Gershberg

Inducted in: 2014

 

2015 HoF - Jody Mousseau

Jody Mousseau

Inducted in: 2015

 

Randy Price

Randy Price

Inducted in: 2005

 

2006 HOF - Burt Sachs

Burt Sachs

Inducted in: 2005

 

2006 HOF - Al Messia

Al Messia

Inducted in: 2005

 

2007 HOF - Saul Fishman

Saul Fishman

Inducted in: 2006

 

2007 HOF - Reggie Brown

Reggie Brown

Inducted in: 2006

 

2008 HOF - Chris Lanni

Chris Lanni

Inducted in: 2007

 

2008 HOF - Bruce Levine

Bruce Levine*

Inducted in: 2007

 

2008 HOF - Mike Carey (Deceased)

Mike Carey*

Inducted in: 2007

 

2009 HOF - Dee Schaefer

Dee Schaefer

Inducted in: 2008

 

2010 HOF - John McEniry

John McEniry

Inducted in: 2009

 

2012 HOF - Ed Mullen

Ed Mullen

Inducted in: 2011

 

2013 HOF - Molly Lenore

Molly Lenore

Inducted in: 2012

 

2014 HOF - Scott Batten

Scott Batten

Inducted in: 2014

 

2015 HoF - Joe Patti

Joe Patti

Inducted in: 2015

 

2006 HOF - Mike Brouse

Mike Brouse

Inducted in: 2005

 

2006 HOF - Stan Witt

Stan Witt

Inducted in: 2005

 

2007 HOF - Sammye Coker

Sammye Coker

Inducted in: 2006

Only member to have played consistently in every BASL season since 1977.

2007 HOF - bart rosenberg2

Bart Rosenberg

Inducted in: 2006

 Joined BASL in 1977.

2007 HOF - Ronnie Paige

Ronnie Paige

Inducted in: 2006

 

2008 HOF - Jerry Fitzpatrick (Deceased)

Jerry Fitzpatrick*

Inducted in: 2007

NAGAAA Hall of Fame: 1999

 

2008 HOF - Jimmy Stathes

Jimmy Stathes

Inducted in: 2007

 

2009 HOF - Josh Rosenbluth

Josh Rosenbluth

Inducted in: 2008

 

2010 HOF - Jeff James

Jeff James

Inducted in: 2009

 

2011 HOF - Virgina Lentino

Virgina "Ginny" Lentino

Inducted in: 2010

2012 HOF - Joey Fracchiolla

Joey Fracchiolla

Inducted in: 2011

 

2013 HOF - Charlie Starner

Charlie Starner

Inducted in: 2012

 

2014 HOF - Cynthia Green

Cynthia Green

Inducted in: 2014

 

2016-hof-dave-lamont

Dave Lamont

Inducted in: 2016