ROLAND KRAFT, Lecompton, Kansas

Inducted 1999

Player: Roland was born February 7, 1912, and as a child had been a polio victim, his left arm was left useless.  He went on to win nine Kansas State Championships.  He pitched in 31 state tournaments and had twelve 2nd place finishes.  His World Tournament career reaches from 1940 through 1955 and he had 11 Championship appearances, winning 189 games with a career ringer average of 72.53%.  Roland passed away February 23, 1982.