About

Bill Plummer III is available for book events, author interview requests, guest speaking, book review requests or any other softball-related event.To contact Bill, call (405) 227-5392 or just send him an email: BPlummer1@cox.net

A native of Syracuse, N.Y,. Bill Plummer III was employed at the Amateur Softball Association of America’s national office from May 6, of 1979 to December 31, 2009. Plummer served as PR and media director until 1996 when he was named manager of the ASA National Softball Hall of Fame and Museum. Plummer was instrumental in softball attaining widespread media coverage and recognition through his determined efforts as press officer at two Pan Am Games, 13 U.S. Olympic Festivals and six ISF World Championships. In the 1996 Olympics Plummer was ACOG information manager for softball.

Plummer has written widely about the sport in books and magazines and has served as a stringer for the Associated Press covering the NCAA Women’s College World Series. He is a 1973 graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington, IN., and he was born September 3, 1944 in Syracuse, NY. Plummer is a member of the Indiana ASA Hall of Fame, the Tidewater ASA Hall of Fame,  the Oklahoma ASA Hall of Fame, the New York State ASA Hall of Fame and the ASA National Softball Hall of Fame.

He is a member of the Lowe’s CLASS Award Selection Committee and writes a column each year about the winner. He also produces newsletters for two ASA associations, Texas and Tennessee, besides covering events at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium from time-to-time.

In 2000, Plummer published the book Softball’s Hall of Famers. He has been involved in the sport for more than four decades. He has contributed to 13 books about softball and authored The Game America Plays: Celebrating 75 Years of the Amateur Softball Associationin October, 2008.

Plummer’s most recent work is entitled Women’s Fast Pitch Softball: Best of the Best, which he co-authored with Dr. Steven Clarfield, Ph.D. You can find out more about this book at CVPublishing.com.