Madge Giancola Wells

Inducted in 1995

  • 1922 : Born February 6, Syracuse, New York.
  • 1933: McKinley Park No. 2 Girls Team, pitched her 1st no-hitter at age 11.
  • 1935: Woodlawn Methodist Church – Journal American Softball League Age 15, started pitching for Alwell’s Eastwood Diner Team.
  • 1936 - 1942: Led Eastwood Diner Girls Softball Team to 7 championships.
  • 1936 & 1937: Won New York State Girls Softball State Titles.
  • 1937: Eastwood Diner won Journal American League City title. Traveled to Chicago for the Nationals and reached semi-finals.
  • 1937- 1962: Journal softball pitcher – 35 years.
  • 1943 - 1945: Prosperity Company Girls team in YMCA league – led team to 3 championships and won the Syracuse, Central New York and New York State titles.
  • 1944: Pitched a no-hitter, 3 one-hitters and 4 two-hitters.
  • 1960: Placed 2nd with Smorals Restaurant, Team in NYS Bowling Tournament, Won 16 different Championships.
  • 1961- 1962: Played in ladies traveling Classic bowling league with a high 3 game total of 657, single game high of 266.
  • 1962: Returned to the mound in ASA-Woman Fast Pitch Softball Tournament at Hopkins Road Field.
  • 1966: Pepsi Cola Bowling Association Traveling Classic, Ace Eastwood Taxi, Butler Market and WNDR Radio.
  • 1969 - 1970: Made the World of Ten Pins All-Star Team.
  • 1970: Lead the Dodge Demon and the Sam Dell Dodge teams to the ladies champion.
  • 1971: Chairwoman of Celebrity Bowling League.
  • 1990: Inducted into New York State ASA Softball Hall of Fame.
  • Board of Director's of the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame
  • 1938 to 2005 Worked at the New York State Fair as mostly as the ticket manager and guest services.

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