William T. Bull

Inducted in 2015

For many years a familiar figure in the Newport athletic circles.

 

He played with New Haven in the Eastern League and also in the Florida State League, he was widely known in amateur and semi-professional baseball circles.

 

20 seasons in the Sunset League. Managed Municipal, Sunset and Twilight league teams to several championships, also managed the Newport town team and brought night baseball here with his Red Sox team.

 

President of the Sunset league for four years, guiding it through some of its most turbulent times as a league. Also was the organizer and president of the Sunset basketball league.