JOHN RADEMACHER, Plant City, Florida

Inducted 1986

Player-Organizer: John Rademacher was born in 1920 and became a 10-time Florida State Champion.  He is credited for reviving the FHPA in the 1960’s.  Rademacher was also elected NHPA Vice President in 1973 and served that position for12 years.  John was the National AAU Champion in 1972.  He also was a Championship Class pitcher qualifying at 9 World Tournaments, winning 147 games.  His highest finish was in 1973 when he placed 5th and pitched 77.3% ringers.  In 1968, Johns averaged 80.0% and had a 21-14 record while finishing in 12th place.  John passed away November 30, 1995.