RALPH FORSSTROM, Springfield. Massachusetts

Inducted 1972

Promoter/Organizer: Ralph Forsstrom of Hampden, Massachusetts, has been an organizer and promoter of the game in the New England area for some 40 years and served as secretary of the Massachusetts State Association for many years, being instrumental in keeping the game going during the lean years. He was president and director of the Forest Park Club from 1934 to 1943. He directed the Western Massachusetts and New England meets and helped run the World Tournament when it was held in Keene, New Hampshire in 1965 and again in 1968. He also assisted at the 1972 World Tournament at Greenville, Ohio. Ralph passed away April 30, 1985 at age 75.