William H. (Bucky) Buchanan of
Washington will be honored for contributions to softball in the
Buchanan, after military service in Europe in 1946, pitched for the
Independent Club, which won seven city championships in succession. He
pitched eight no-hit games and was named to seven All-Star teams.
He later pitched for Washington Moose from 1954 through1958 with the
team winning three consecutive city titles and the Western Pennsylvania
Moose Association championship.
Buchanan's career as a pitcher in fast pitch ranks spanned 25 years with
more than 300 wins.