Jevne, Glen - 2003

Jevne, Glen - 2003

Glen Jevne

Fastball Athlete, Wetaskiwin

Inducted in 2003


Glen Jevne was the most dominant fastball pitcher in Canada during the 1980's. During that time he appeared in ten consecutive Senior Men's Canadian Championships with performances that earned him and his teams four gold, one silver and two bronze medals.


As a member of Team Canada, Glen showcased his abilities at numerous international tournaments. The highlight of an outstanding international career came during the gold medal game of the 1987 Pan American Games. Glen appeared in relief in the fourth inning, retiring the last ten American batters in order to clinch the gold medal for Canada. Individual awards have also been many for Glen.


During his world-class career Glen received four straight Softball Canada Top Pitcher awards, was named Softball Canada Top Player four times, and in 1990 was selected as the All-World 2nd Team Pitcher. Glen continues to be an ambassador and role model in the sport of softball by conducting pitching clinics to Alberta's rising stars.


Glen Jevne was inducted into the Softball Alberta Hall of Fame in 1998 and the Softball Canada Hall of Fame in 2001.