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National Softball Hall of Fame Member

Francis Mott

Year Inducted: 1995
Hometown: Oswego, NY
Category: Commissioner

Appointed New York State ASA commissioner in January of 1979. During his tenure as commissioner led New York State ASA to outstanding growth with 6,617 teams registered in 1993. In 1987, was one of the charter members inducted into the New York State Hall of Fame. Also is a member of the Oswego, NY Hall of Fame. Driving force behind his hometown of Oswego, NY hosting Menís Class A Fast Pitch National Tourney in 1980. Served as supervisor of the Oswego City Softball Association from 1969-1982. Served as Mid-Atlantic Regional vice-president from 1986-1987 and was chief of the USA delegation for the 1989 ISF Boysí World Fast Pitch Championship. Served as New York State ASA district commissioner from 1971-1974 and deputy commissioner from 1975-1978 before being named state commissioner. Also sponsored menís Class A fast pitch team, Mr. Mís, from 1972-1978. Served as chairman of the ASA Special Programs and Special Olympics Committees. Passed away April 9, 1994. He was born February 9, 1930.

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