If you’re a current subscriber, log in below. If you would like to subscribe, please click the subscribe tab above.
Username and Password Help
TAYLORVILLE — Larry Fowler, of Taylorville, was recently inducted into the Illinois ASA Hall of Fame. Larry started playing fast- pitch softball at the age of 15. After serving in the Army, he returned to Edinburg and was a player and maanger for several men’s are teams. A few years later, and a Larry Ginger formed the Sassatelli Blues 13-15 and 16-18 teams for area youths. The 16-18 team won seven State Tourneys and earned a 2nd and a 3rd place in seven National Tourneys.
When the team was no longer elligible, Larry and Mike Mayer, sponsor, formed the Rooki Club. The team next when on to the Decatur A’s. After all the years withe the youth, Larry went back to men’s team, Brandts, and they won the State Tourney! Over the years, Larry has one nine State Tourneys and was in eleven Nationals!