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Art Funk

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  • Year:1973
  • Category:Men Players
  • Other:Charter Member
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Art Funk, chairman of the board of Greyhound Parks of Arizona, was the first person inducted into the Arizona Softball Hall of Fame. Sponsor of the legendary Funk Jewels, which included many of the greatest softball stars of all time, Funk also was the dominant force in 16 national championship tournaments held in Phoenix at softball fields which he built, including a $100,000 park at 17th Avenue and Roosevelt.