McGillis Steve

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McGillis Steve

Steve (Pie) McGillis
Sport: Softball
Year Inducted: 2012

Steve “Pie” McGillis’s passion for fastball began as a youth, and by 1982 he was named Rookie of the Year in the Cornwall Industrial League.

Steve’s pattern of winning MVP awards as well as batting and pitching titles began in 1983 and continued for the next 3 decades in several leagues including the Industrial, John Denneny, and Cornwall and District Fastball Leagues.

Steve was recruited along with Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame member Mike Branchaud to play for Milverton of the Toronto Senior Fastball League in 1996, and helped them qualify for the World Championships.

In 1999, Steve pitched for Canberra Australia in the McArthur Cup Shootout against Australia’s best players while also being on the Championship team for the World Senior Fastball Tournament in North Bay.

Steve was a part of two World Masters tournament teams winning a silver medal in 2009 in Australia, and is a two time (2008, 2012) winner of the Cornwall Lions Club Sports Award for Fastball.