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McElhatten enters softball hall of fame
Jim McElhatten (left) is inducted into the Texas Senior Softball Hall of Fame, accepting the award from Bill Altman, chairman of the San Antonio Seniors Softball League. The ceremony took place Jan. 11, during the league’s annual awards banquet.
Jim McElhatten of Floresville has been inducted into the Texas Senior Softball Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place Jan. 11, during the San Antonio Seniors Softball League annual awards banquet.
McElhatten, 82, has been an outstanding manager in the senior softball league, winning six of the last eight division championships. Formerly a player in the senior league, he also has years of service as a volunteer with the organization, including service as a board member and commissioner. In addition, he coached in the National Senior Games.
McElhatten recently retired from the Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville, after 31 years as a laboratory technologist.
In the past, he held softball tournaments to benefit Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Sacred Heart School.
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