TARI (Carpenter) POWELL, Rossville, Illinois

Inducted 1994

Player: Teresa “Tari” Powell’s career began as Tari Carpenter and included a Junior Girl’s World Championship in 1976.  The following year she joined the Women’s rank and came in runner-up at the Illinois State Tournament.  In 1978 she was State Champion and went on to win 11 State titles.  In 1984 she won the first of her Women’s World Championships, pitching 80.6% ringers.  She also was world champion in 1990 going undefeated and pitching 83.1%.  She won her third championship in 1991 and repeated the 83.1% average.