Mike Harrow

Mike Harrow is one of the best softball players to come out of the ACT or indeed Australia. Mike began playing softball in local club competitions in Canberra, and instantly showed his talent. His first rep game was in 1988 for the ACT at the Australian Open Men’s Championships. He played 22 consecutive Australian Open Men’s Championships winning nine National titles.

His international career began in 1990, spanned 19 years and he was the most capped Australian men’s player with 154 caps. He was selected captain of the Aussie Steelers from 2001 to 2009.

2009 gold medallist ISF Open men’s World Championship

Member of the Aussie Steelers’ Open men’s Team from 1990 to 2009

Aussie Steelers Captain from 2001 to 2009

Played in five ISF Open Men’s Fast pitch World Championships (1992, 1996, 2000. 2004 & 2009)

2004 Bronze medallists ISF Open Men’s world Championship

Most capped Australian men’s Player (154 caps)

Played in 22 consecutive Australian Open men’s Championships with the ACT team from 1988 to 2009, including nine national titles in 1989, 1990, 1995, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009

1995 Open Men’s National MVP

2004 Open men’s National best Batter

2006 Aussie Steelers MVP Japan Tour

2006 Silver Medallist Commonwealth Fast pitch Championships

2008 Open Men’s National MVP

Mike also had a long and successful career in Ice Hockey as well. He played for the Canberra Knights from 1988 to 2008 playing 318 games, scored 236 Goals, gave 502 Assists and totalled 738 points. He was Captain of the Canberra Knights from 1996 to 2008 and was coach in 2002, 2003 & 2007. From 1997 to 2001 he represented the Australian Ice Hockey Team at four World Championships Div 2, winning 2 Bronze and 1 Silver. He played in a total of 5 National Championships with the ACT from 1989 to 1998 including in the Juniors from 1989 for U17 & from 1989,1990, 1992 for U21’s.



Born: 17 March 1972

Inducted: 2014


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