The College Baseball Foundation mourns the loss of sports pioneer Jim Easton

December 21st, 2023

The members of the College Baseball Foundation and College Baseball Hall of Fame express their deepest condolences to the Easton family on the recent passing of Jim Easton. His contributions to the baseball industry and to sports in general is unparalleled. But his philanthropic spirit and enormous generosity to education, business and society will forever leave an enduring legacy.

“Jim, his family and the Easton Foundations have been long-time supporters of the College Baseball Hall of Fame,” said Craig Ramsey, Chair of the College Baseball Foundation. “Jim and the Easton family have always recognized the impact college baseball has on countless lives -- players, coaches, administrators, educators, families and fans. We are eternally grateful for his support and his dedication to the college game.”