Denis Russell passed away in Masterton Hospital on Friday 14 February 2020.
Denis was a softballer for many years, playing for Giants, Masterton, in the foundation team in 1967. He last played for their Vets team in 1993.
He represented Wairarapa for many seasons.
Denis played for one game for New Zealand in 1968 against the San Antonian All Stars at Athletic Park.
Denis was an electrician by trade, a model railway enthusiast by hobby and has been retired for some years.