Neil Teague - Athlete (Softball) - Class of 2019
Neil Teague started his softball career in Omagh in 1975, and, after an esteemed 38 year career, he retired from competitive softball play in 2013.
As a hard-hitting righty, Neil worked his way through the local softball ranks and made the jump to provincial, national and international success. From 1994 to 2013, Neil enjoyed major successes, including five national titles, three provincial titles, two Ontario Amateur Softball Association elimination titles and went on to Canada's national men's softball team.
In 2012, Neil finally captured an elusive title, the prestigious Yvon "Pif" Depatie International Invitational Championship, one of North America's largest softball tournaments.
Neil has also shown his commitment to the sport off the field by founding the "Aidan Teague/Mac Kids Charity Softball Classic". This event raised funds for McMaster Children's Hospital and local children in need.
From 2007 to 2014, Neil also founded the "Aidan Teague Spring Training with the Pros" event in North Carolina, Florida and Nevada.
In 2017, Neil was inducted into the Ontario Softball Summit SPO Hall of Fame.