Midland Amateur Sports Capital Committee

Nels Cronkright

Nels Cronkright distinguished himself as an athlete, a coach and a sports promoter. His involvement in the Midland recreation scene has spanned over twenty-five years and includes 14 years as a major class softball player, 11 years as manager of Midland’s Berryhill American [...]

Oscar Hahn

Oscar Hahn was an outstanding athlete at Midland High School and Michigan State University, coached high school football and golf, and earned great respect as a builder of men. Hahn was an All-State running back his senior year at Midland High School, leading the Chemics to the [...]

Craig Kressler

Craig Kressler enjoyed an outstanding career in the sport of speedskating, becoming the first Midlander to compete in the Olympic Games, which he did in the 1980 Lake Placid games. Kressler won his first national championship as a nine year old. He then went on to win nine more [...]

James ‘Pete’ Marsh

James D. “Pete” Marsh was been involved in softball for parts of seven decades as a player, manager, coach and umpire, and has excelled in each area. He was twice named as a player to the Dow Field Day All-Star Team to participate against the out of town All-Stars. He played on [...]

Tom Roberts

At the time of his induction, Tom Roberts had won more high school baseball games than any other high school coach in the state of Michigan. Born and raised in Midland, Roberts became the varsity baseball coach at H. H. Dow High School when the school opened in 1969. He has [...]