Sterkel, Harvey

Profession: 
Athlete
Biography: 

Harvey Sterkel was a fast pitch softball pitcher, playing for 21 years with the Sealmaster Bearings of Aurora, Illinois - including two world championships in 1966 and 1968.  Sterkel was inducted into the Amateur Softball Association Hall of Fame in 1981 and the International Softball Federation Hall of Fame in November 2002.

Harvey's Volga German ancestors come from the colony of Norka.

Source(s): 

- Harvey Sterkel (Norka Website)

Volga Colonies: 
Related Surnames: 

Harvey Sterkel.
Source: Norka Website.

Dedication of Harvey Sterkel Field in Aurora, Illinois, on 10 June 2014.