OASA 100th Anniversary - "Hot Stove" Panel features Dick Hames and Larry Lynch

April 3, 2023

Cambridge, ON - - OASA 100th Anniversary - "Hot Stove" Panel features Dick Hames and Larry Lynch

The Ontario Amateur Softball Association (OASA) is celebrating its 100th anniversary season and you're invited to attend. 
Saturday April 22, 2023
Cambridge Hotel and Conference Centre
700 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, ON
11:00 am - Doors Open-(public welcome - no admission fee) 
OASA displays - memorabilia, trophies, scrapbooks
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Fastball Hot Stove Panel (see below)
Memories spanning several decades of the OASA's past 100 years will be shared by a panel of softball icons who helped create some of fastball's finest moments.
Two panel members are now confirmed to participate, with several more to be added.
Dick Hames
Dick Hames softball career spanned decades. and following his leading Canada (Richmond Hill Dynes) to its first World Championship in the Philippines in 1972, was named as the OASA "Player of the First Half Century - 1923-73". Dick was inducted into the Canadian Softball Hall of Fame (1989), Windsor Essex Hall of Fame (1996) and the OASA Hall of Fame (2016).
Larry Lynch
Larry Lynch has played, coached, managed and administered softball for half a century as a resident of south-western Ontario. His long-time association with the Waterloo CHYMrs/Twins at the senior men's level, hosting of numerous Legends of Fastball tournaments and impact with the International Softball Congress has resulted in his induction into Halls of Fame that include ISC (2007), Waterloo Region (2014),  OASA (2017) and Softball Canada (2018). 
Topics for Commentary
Panelists will provide personal commentary and memories on several topics that may include:
  • Revered team-mates
  • Enjoyable softball stadiums/parks
  • Respected opponents
Mark your calendar and plan to attend and as well, please share with your networks, especially those who are softball enthusiasts and fans. Future updates forthcoming
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Questions?? - please contact the names below
John Thompson 
(on behalf of Jamie Simpson & Larry Lynch)



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