2015 Hall of Fame Nominations Now Being Accepted

Willmar, MN – The Kandiyohi County Historical Society partnered with the Willmar Stingers to begin a West Central Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014. We inducted 7 players into the 2014 inaugural class. We are seeking nominations for the 2015 class. The West Central Baseball Hall of Fame covers a 45-mile radius of Willmar which includes communities such as Glenwood, Montevideo, Redwood Falls and Dassel-Cokato. In order to be considered for the West Central Baseball Hall of Fame, nominees must fall within the 45-mile radius of Willmar and be featured in one of the following categories: 

  • Professional

    • Player or manager who resided in West Central Minnesota and went on to success in high levels of professional baseball as a player, coach, or manager.
  • Amateur

    • An amateur player, coach, or manager who was successful as a player in youth, high school, and/or adult amateur baseball.
  • Community Involvement 

    • A longtime resident of West Central Minnesota who has achieved great success as a supporter of baseball and has made significant contributions to baseball.

The Historical Society will begin accepting nominations immediately to be reviewed by the selection committee. If you wish to submit a nomination, a form has been created to submit potential candidates to the Historical Society. The form and 45 mile radius map can be can be obtained at or by contacting Jill Wohnoutka at the Historical Society at 320-235-1881 or The 2015 inductions to the West Central Baseball Hall of Fame will be held on to-be determined date in January or February in conjunction with the Stingers Winter Barbeque event. Nominations must be submitted to the Historical Society by Friday, October 24, 2014 in order to be considered for the 2015 class. All nominations must include a nomination form.

Hall of Fame Nomination Form


45-Mile Radius Map

Hall of Fame Map