In Memoriam

Dear Visitor:  If you are aware of the passing of one of our members, promptly contact one of our KCMSSL Board members.

As Ball Players and Members of Our Organization,
We Relished Your Competitive Spirit and Camaraderie.
You Will NEVER Be Forgotten.

In Memory of Our Departed Players

Bob Steen (6-25-2018) 

Lucky’s, Antiques, Timeless Ballplayers, AAA Linen.
One of KCMSSL Founding Fathers.

Jim Cunningham (6-17-2018)

Good Timers, Dingers, Coach for the Diamonds, played on a variety of draft teams. Treasurer on Board of Directors

Ted Wright (4-08-2018)  

General Admission, Field Force. Member of Competition Committee

Don Magee (1-02-2018)   

Kansas City 60’s, Kansas City 65’s, Midwest Silver Jox

Dale Young (11-29-2017)

Played for POP’s in 2004-05, Old Red Dogs

Clyde Jones (10-23-2017)  

Antiques, Ageless Wonders, Heartland Classics, McBrides

Eddie Lane (10-14-2017)

Cass County

Charlie Hiller (8-10-2017)  

Danny’s Bar & Grill, Campbell Communications, Tequila Harry’s, Tequila Angels, Boys of Summer, Longbranch, KC Sports Club!/ServicesEvents  

Mike Sharon (7-12-2017)

Managed KC Angels for years.  Brought many players into the league.

Don Brown (7-10-2017) 

KC Storm, Lenexa Old Timers

Paul Scott (7-06-2017)

KC Avengers, 2000 thru 2005, until a leg injury forced him to quit.

Central States, the original KC Classics, Knaphiede

Delbert Pilgrim (01-14-2017)

Knapheide, Midwest Driving School, Midwest SilverJox

Bob Erisman (12-06-2016)

AAA Linens, Antiques

Roger G. Horne Sr. (11-23-2016)

Don Hamilton (8-10-2016)

Central States

John Merten Pettey (8-11-2016)

Manager, Jalapeño’s and other teams

James J. Givan (6-24-2015)

Original member, KC Naturals

John Husteds (4-07-2015)

Monday & Saturday Draft Leagues

Fred Purvis (10-2014)

KC Masters

Kathi McNerney (9-15-2014)

Better With Age

Mark Eichenlaub (8-20-2014)


Thomas E. Carter (7-16-2014)

KC Thunder; ROC; KC Athletics; Renegades

Gary L. Sloan (6-28-2014)

Manager WOV; Numerous Other Teams

Lance Eric Carlson (6-26-2014)

China Toms; KC Thunder

Eugene L. Payton (5-8-2014)

Charter Member, KC Metro 50+ Senior Softball

Milton H. “Uncle Miltie” Rush (4-28-2014)


Henry “Hank” Hampton (2-18-2014)

Manager, Just Friends

Catherine Diane Lipps (1-29-2014)

Wild Things

John “J.R.” Richarson (1-21-2014)

KC 60’s and 65’s

George J. Gutknecht (12-2-2013)

Saturday Draft; Blue Heat

Rickey Rayford (10-21-2013)

55+ Monarchs; KC Bruinz; Blue Heat

Harry Clifford (9-14-2013)

Charter Member, KC Metro 50+ Senior Softball

Ageless Wonders; Antiques; AnsaRing; Classics; POP

Terry E. Trackwell (6-11-2013)

KC 60’s

Wesley B. Weddle (3-26-2013)

Founder and President Emeritus, KC Metro 50+ Senior Softball

Senior Softball Hall of Fame

Zachary Jay Weddle (10-28-2012)

Ancient Mariners

Robert W. Coakley (10-6-2012)

Assorted Senior Teams

Kenny Middleton  (7-11-2012)

ROC; Angels

Michael E. Fisher, Sr.  (5-26-2012)

M&V; Just Friends; KC Bruinz

Glennon James Jennewein  (4-10-2012)

Time Machine

Santo DiMaggio  (2-18-2012)

AAA Linen; CSI; Don Bosco; Staurday Draft League

Phil Homeratha  (12-29-2011)

Midwest Driving; Lucky Chinese; China Tom’s; Knapheide

William J. Tobler, Jr.  (7-14-2011)

Manager, KC Antiques

Gary Scott Hinds  (10-11-2010)

Half Century; M&V; Central States; KC Classics; KC 65’s; Knapheide; Antiques

Gary Leon Sheppard  (8-28-2010)

Angels; Ancient Mariners; Monarchs; Twin Citiez Bruinz; KC Gents

Ronnie K. McClain  (8-27-2010)

Angels; Avengers; Fire

Alberta Byerly  (12-4-2009)

Manager, Blue Heat; CSI; 60+ Draft Team; Good Ole Boys

Ran Bengston  (6-29-2009)

AAA Linen; CSI; Teams 60; Manager 60+ Draft Team

Earl Ventura  (6-9-2009)


Ralph Monaco  (5-7-2009)

AAA Linen; 70+ Tournament Team

Ray Hicks  (3-13-2009)


David R. Stuckey  (3-4-2009)

Half Century; Relics; Just Friends; M&V

Jack Dennis Francis  (2-17-2009)

BankIV; Goodtimers; 65+ Draft Team

John Weston Brown  (1-28-2009)

Goodtimers; Knapheide; KC 65s; Antiques; et al

Franklin A. Hansen  (11-19-2008)

Boatmen’s Bank; 70+ Tournament Team (KC/ St Louis)

Donald “Donnie” Downs  (10-6-2008)


Charles “Chung” Anderson  (6-25-2008)

North Star; AAA Linen

Robert King  (2-26-2008)

Cass County

Manual “Manny” Morris  (1-7-2008)

Founder and Manager, Half Century

Former KC Metro 50+ Board Member

Larry Byerly  (8-19-2007)

Super Seniors; CSI; Blue Heat; et al.

League Sportsmanship Award Established in his Honor

Richard “Dick” Souder  (5-12-2007)

Goodtimers; Old Crows

Instrumental in Establishing KC Metro 50+ League Website

James Allen Sweat  (5-9-2007)

Just Friends

Gerald “Ike” Isenhower  (5-7-2007)

Manager, Fit-4-Life; Central States Fitness; KC Thunder 65+; Blue Springs Ford; ISSCO; Price Chopper

Charter Member and KC Metro 50+ Board Member

Lee Goodpasture  (3-11-2007)

Golden Age; Heartland Hitters; 65+ and 70+ Tournament Teams

Claude “Chico” Carlocke  (1-9-2007)

M and V

Willie “Deabo” Hicks  (11-21-2006)

Manager, Showtime; Monarchs; KC Legacy

Kelly MacDougal  (8-27-2006)

CSI; Ancient Mariners

Dale Robinson  (4-29-2006)

Insurance Analysts

George Muehlbach  (11-7-2005)

Team 60; AAA Linen; Antiques

Darwin Landers  (8-12-2005)

Manager, All-Star Auto; Awards and T-Shirts; Boatmen’s Bank

Wally Miller  (7-31-2005)

Manager, Goodtimers; Awards

Charter Member KC Metro 50+ Softball

Frank Evans  (12-9-2004)

Cass County; Central States Fitness; Adams Group; Fit-4-Life

Tom Stolz  (7-2-2004)

Avengers; KC Masters

Ned Doughty  (3-29-2004)

Angels; Super Seniors; Kansas City 70’s

Carl Gangel  (2-15-2004)

AAA Linen

Richard Wilson  (3-12-2003)

All-Star Auto; AAA Linen; Joined Knapheide for 2003

David Joe Berry  (2-15-2002)

HPSI; POP; Ansa Ring

Charles W. Tucker  (2-1-2002)

KC North; North Star Sales; Goodtimers

Charter Member KC Metro 50+ Softball

Derold Boline  (12-2-2001)

KC Classics

Blaine Durmond Garrett Jr.  (8-21-2001)

All Star Auto Sales; KC Thunder; Hudco

Leo A. Riggs  (7-12-2001)

Inland Containers; HPSI; Ansa Ring

Charles J. Monaco  (7-11-2001)

AAA Linen

George Lee McKistry  (7-5-2000)

AAA Linen

Bobby J. Orell  (5-26-2000)

Rum Dums; Super Seniors; Awards and T-Shirts

Phil Kelso  (8-20-1999)

AAA Linen

Huffman Walker  (4-17-1998)

Timeless Ballplayers; Bank IV

Charter Member KC Metro 50+ Softball

Gilbert KcKee  (4-16-1998)

Cass County

Robert “Jack” Jackson  (12-15-1996)

Half Century;Manager, Super Seniors

Eugene Morrison  (1995)

Cass County

Norm Hodges  (5-1992)

Half Century

Stanley J. Hudson  (4-27-1992)

Half Century

Paul Underhill  (9-19-1991)

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