National Softball Hall of Fame Member
Ward B (Bick) Auxier
Year Inducted: 1980
Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK
BioInvolved in softball for more than 40 years. Started career as an umpire and is one of few commissioners to have served as a state and metro commissioner. Was named Metro Oklahoma City commissioner in 1950 and served until 1954. In 1955, was named state commissioner and remained in that position until he became metro commissioner again in 1969 and remained in that position until retiring after the 1989 season. Besides being Metro Oklahoma commissioner, was president of the Oklahoma City Softball Association. After retiring in 1989, was named commissioner emeritus. Was 13th ASA Commissioner elected to Hall of Fame. Served as Southwest Region vice president three times. Was born March 1, 1920 and was 79 at the time of his death, April 7, 1999.
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