A member of five national championship fast pitch teams, Kirkendall compiled a record of 1,144 wins and 52 losses during his fast pitch career (1932-1953) playing for ten different teams. He hurled 167 no-hitters. He was a pitcher for the champion Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons softball team in the 1940’s. Member, National Softball Hall of Fame. Buried in Findlay.
(b.1915 d. 1957: softball)