1996: Alex & Peggy Mosqueda

Alex and Peggy Mosqueda got involved in women’s softball in 1970. Alex began coaching Peggy’s softball team, the Ragdolls. After a time, they joined the Austin Softball Association. Alex served as President and began fundraising for scoreboards, chalking machines, and maintenance equipment. Alex also serves as Vice President, Peggy was the treasurer. They started a softball team for 11-year old girls, the Sluggers, who won three national championship tournaments in its eight years. Eleven of the Sluggers lived with the Mosquedas, helping pay for college for the girls – seven of whom went on to graduate. Peggy died in 1995, and Alex continued to serve as a coach’s coach.