2003 Hall of Fame Inductees FASTPITCH
Dick Yohn

in 37 years of athletics, in particular fast pitch softball, Yohn established himself among Tacoma's very best pitchers ever. He was inducted into the Pacific Northwest and Seattle Metro halls of fame in 1985. He was the leading pitcher and MVP in too many tournaments to even record here and competed in 21 years in the Northwest Regionals, five with Tacoma teams like Irwin Jones and Spring Air and 16 with Seattle teams like Federal Old Line, Pay-N-Pak and Peterbilt. A graduate of Stadium High in 1956, Dick began pitching while in high school in the Church League and quickly advanced to the City League ranks. His first All-Star recognition came in 1955 when pitching for Wood Realty in the Tacoma Invitational. The other two pitchers named were Jack Hutchinson, a longtime left-handed star from Portland, and the legendary Bob Fesler of Seattle. Dick concluded his career in Shelton in 1986 before moving to Hawaii where he currently resides. I wouldn't trade my early years in Tacoma for anything, he writes from the islands.