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NSA Hall of Fame: Bruce Meade (1992)



Bruce Meade of Bradenton, FL is one of the most recognized slow pitch players of years past standing 6 feet 6 inches tall with a handlebar mustache. 

Bruce began his softball career in 1974 and has played on numerous Elite teams including Nelson’s Painting, Dave Carroll’s Sports, Jerry’s Caterers, Smythe Sox, Steele’s Sports and Starpath to name a few.  During his career, Bruce led the nation in batting an unprecedented five times and was named to 25 All World teams.  He was inducted into the USSSA Hall of Fame in 1989 and joins a select few players to accomplish being inducted into two Hall of Fames.

Bruce retired from softball in 1994 and has worked as a Deputy Sheriff in his hometown of Bradenton, Florida.

In November 1992, Bruce Meade became the first player inducted into the NSA Hall of Fame in the Player Category.