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Joan Joyce

Awards And Accomplishments

1957 Selected as an Amateur Softball Association All-American, the first of 18 consecutive years
1974 First woman honored with a Gold Key from the Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance
1975 Named Bill Lee Male Athlete of the Year
1983 Inducted into the National Softball Hall of Fame
1989 Inducted into the International Women's Sports Hall of Fame
1991 Inducted into the Hank O'Donnell Sports Hall of Fame
1995 Named Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Coach of the Year, the first of five times
1995 Named Palm Beach County (Florida) Coach of the Year
1996 Inducted into the Palm Beach County (Florida) Sports Hall of Fame
1997 Inducted into the Waterbury (Connecticut) Hall of Fame
1997 Inducted into the Connecticut Sports Museum Hall of Fame
1998 Inducted into the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame
1999 Inducted into the New England Women's Sports Hall of Fame
1999 Inducted into the International Softball Federation Hall of Fame

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