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National Softball Hall of Fame Member

George Dickstein



Year Inducted: 1976
Hometown: New York, NY
Category: Umpire

Bio
Was named ASA umpire-in-chief in 1949 and international rules interpreter in 1955. Under his leadership, ASA umpire registrations grew to more than 14,000. During his career was instrumental in getting uniform rules interpretations adopted. Helped spread the popularity of softball by speaking at numerous overseas clinics. Also a top college basketball official and also umpired baseball on collegiate and industrial levels. Dickstein passed away September 5, 1971 of a heart attack after returning from an ASA national tourney. He was 63 years-old.


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