Flynn, Doug

Inducted: 1999

Flynn, Doug

Lexington, Kentucky

Among the teams he played for was Starpath, one of Kentucky’s finest slow pitch teams, and for Bell Corp. and Vernon’s, two of the country’s premier super teams.

Teams he played with:

-Won the 1987 ASA Major Nationals

-Won the 1988 ASA Super Nationals

-Were Runner-Up in the 1988 ASA Major Nationals

-Won the gold medal in the 1989 Olympics Festival

-Won the 1988, 91, and 92 Smoky Mountain Classic

-Won the Louisville Invitational Tournament in 1986, 87, and 88

-Won the Thoroughbred Classic Tournament in 1986 and 1987

-Won the Bowling Green Spring Classic in1988, 89, and 90

-Won the Lake Cumberland Classic in 1986 & 1987

He was named All- American four times, once in the 1987 ASA Major Nationals and three times in the ASA Super Nationals—1988, 89, and 90. Doug first played softball in 1970, but in 1972 began a professional baseball career in which he became recognized as one of the finest defensive players in the game. He returned to softball in 1986 and became renowned as one of its outstanding players. He was and is one of softball’s best ambassadors and always came prepared to play and give it his best. This award bears witness that his name shall forever be in the Kentucky Softball Hall of Fame.