HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 92-4746, by Representatives Hargrove, Franklin, Bray, Ludwig, Rayburn, Nelson, Wang, Cantwell, Spanel, R. Johnson, Fraser, Brekke, Prentice, Zellinsky, Roland, Jones, H. Myers, Grant, G. Fisher, Hine, Wineberry, Cooper, Anderson, Riley, Sheldon, J. King, Dorn, Belcher, Peery, Heavey, Pruitt, H. Sommers, Leonard, Rust, Day, Ebersole, Ogden, Haugen, Locke, G. Cole, Morris, Appelwick, Ballard, Beck, Betrozoff, Bowman, Braddock, Broback, Brough, Brumsickle, Carlson, Casada, Chandler, Dellwo, Edmondson, Ferguson, R. Fisher, Forner, Fuhrman, Hochstatter, Horn, Inslee, Jacobsen, P. Johnson, R. King, J. Kohl, Kremen, Lisk, May, McLean, R. Meyers, Mielke, Miller, Mitchell, Morton, Moyer, Nealey, Neher, O'Brien, Orr, Padden, Paris, Prince, Rasmussen, Schmidt, Scott, Silver, D. Sommers, Sprenkle, Tate, Valle, Vance, Van Luven, Wilson, Winsley, Wood and Wynne
WHEREAS, Representative Bob Basich is being inducted into the Saint Martin's College Sports Hall of Fame; and
WHEREAS, Bob Basich attended Saint Martin's College in 1948 and 1949 where he was Captain of the football team, catcher and second baseman on the baseball team, Student Body President, and twice selected by unanimous choice for Little All America recognition and twice selected for All Evergreen Conference recognition; and
WHEREAS, Upon graduation from Saint Martin's College, one of the oldest private education institutions in the state of Washington, Bob was named to Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities as an outstanding student, athlete, and student leader; and
WHEREAS, Bob Basich, an Aberdeen native, returned to teach and coach for 17 years at the schools he had attended; Miller Jr. High, Weatherwax High School where he had lettered in varsity football, baseball, and basketball, and Grays Harbor College where he had lettered in football, basketball, and baseball and was Student Body President; and
WHEREAS, For over 40 years Bob Basich has continued working with youth in the Gray's Harbor Community as umpire, coach in Little League, Babe Ruth, American Legion, Minor League, and Semi-Pro baseball; and
WHEREAS, Representative Basich's love of sports and untiring dedication to the positive development of young people has been an inspiration to many whose paths he has crossed;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives recognize and honor Representative Bob Basich for his contributions to his community and to the young people of Washington state, and for his induction into the Saint Martin's College Sports Hall of Fame; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to Representative Bob Basich and members of his family, and the administration of Saint Martin's College.
I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of
Resolution 4746 adopted by the House of Representatives
February 26, 1992.
Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk, John L. O'Brien,
House of Representatives Speaker Pro Tempore