Frank “Kite” Pinamonti

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Frank Pinamonti was a guy who “put his money where his mouth is.” From 1951 until his death in 1995, Pinamonti was actively involved, either as a player or sponsor, as Mt. Carmel’s patron saint of fast-pitch softball.

Many of the kids who played for Pinamonti over the years are members of his Hall of Fame. He attracted the best and treated them accordingly. His teams competed for 33 years in the now defunct Intercity Softball League. When that league folded Frank began to look around for a place closer for his team to play. They competed for 7 years in the Sunbury-Danville league before moving closer to home in the Anthracite League for the past three years.

Ed Romance would be thrilled at the induction of Frank Pinamonti. He felt anyone who was doing something for the Coal Region Sports was doing a great service. And not many did more than Frank Pinamonti.

Categories: 1998 Hall of Fame