File #: 20989    Version: 0 Name: Courtesy - Brad Mayfield
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/15/2022 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 6/21/2022 Final action: 6/21/2022
Title: A RESOLUTION honoring Brad Mayfield on the occasion of his induction into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
Sponsors: Jeanie Lauer
Indexes: COURTESY 2022
Attachments: 1. 20989adopt.pdf

A RESOLUTION honoring Brad Mayfield on the occasion of his induction into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.

RESOLUTION NO. 20989, June 21, 2022

INTRODUCED BY Jeanie Lauer, County Legislator

WHEREAS, Brad Mayfield, former Blue Springs High School baseball coach, was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame with the Class of 2022; and,

WHEREAS, Brad is a 1969 graduate of Blue Springs High School and coaching baseball at his alma mater was his dream job; and,

WHEREAS, Brad's dream came true in 1981 when he was hired as varsity baseball coach at Blue Springs High School, a position he held until he retired in 2007; and,

WHEREAS, Brad coached state championship teams in 1999 and 2007, finished as state runner-up in 1988, and placed third in 1998; and,

WHEREAS, under Brad's leadership, Blue Springs High School baseball reached five state quarterfinals and won five other district and thirteen conference championships; and,

WHEREAS, Brad's leadership in his early coaching years brought improvements to the baseball program, including the construction of a baseball field on the high school campus; and,

WHEREAS, after retirement Brad coached another four and a half years at Odessa High School, ending his career with 513 wins, 232 losses, and three ties; and,

WHEREAS, the Blue Springs School District has retired Brad's jersey number 22; and,

WHEREAS, throughout his summers Brad also coached three different American Legion baseball teams from 1978 to 1983 and 1998 through 2018; and,

WHEREAS, Brad's wife Diane, their daughter Allison Spencer and her husband Dustin, son Andy and his wife Nikki, and grandchildren Emma, Simon, Belle, Scarlett, and Samuel all join in congratulating Brad on his accomplishments; now therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, that the Legislature hereby congratulates Brad Mayfield on being inducted into the Missouri S...

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