Connor, Edgar "Bud"

Inducted: 1983

Connor, Edgar "Bud"

Covington, Kentucky

A great hitter and able outfielder, Bud enjoyed a successful career that few have matched. He was a member of the one and only Kentucky Fastpitch team to win the National Championship Tournament which was played at Soldier Field, Chicago, in 1939. The game against Modesto, California, was a tight duel for 15 scoreless innings before Buddy Connor singled through third and scored on Roger Ferguson's triple to the left field fence. Named to numerous All-Star teams,his other accomplishments include:

-1938-1939-Covington Nick Car's Boosters -Kentucky State Champions

-1939-Covington Nick Carr' Boosters -National Champions

-1940-Covington Nick Carr' Boosters-Defending National Champions

-1941-Newport Sixth Ward Boosters--Kentucky State Runner-Up

-1942-Newport Sixth Ward Boosters- Kentucky State Champions

-1943-Newport Sixth Ward Boosters-Kentucky State Runner-Up

-1946-Newport Sixth Ward Boosters-(Player/Manager) Kentucky State Champions

-1946 - Newport Sixth Ward Boosters-(Player/Manager) National Regional Runner-Up

-1947 - Newport Sixth Ward Boosters--Kentucky State Runner-Up

-1948-1949 - Newport Sixth Ward Boosters-Kentucky State Champions

-1949 - Newport Sixth Ward Boosters-National Regional Champions

-1956 - Newport Ramblers-Kentucky State Champions

In recognition of outstanding ability as demonstrated in fast pitch softball competition.