Randy Bass

Randy Bass DEMDemocrat

American baseball player and politician

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Randy BassDEMDemocrat American baseball player and politician
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OKResidence (state)

Randy William Bass (born March 13, 1954) is an American politician and former baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) and Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), and served in the Oklahoma Senate. Bass made his MLB debut in 1977, and moved to NPB in 1983. He twice won the batting Triple Crown in NPB and still holds the highest single-season batting average; he is considered one of the greatest American players in Japanese baseball history. From 2005 to 2019, Bass represented the 32nd district in the Oklahoma Senate as a member of the Democratic Party.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Oklahoma
Lawton High School
Past Positions1 - 10 of 10
Senator
Oklahoma State Senate
2004 - 2018
Member
Lawton City Council
2001 - 2004
State Ambassador
Japan, State of Oklahoma
1986
Former Minority Floor Leader
Oklahoma State Senate
Former Minority Leader Emeritus
Oklahoma State Senate
Coach
Lawton High School, Girls Golf
2000 - 2003
Scout
Tokyo Giants
1998 - 2003
First Baseman
Hanshin Tigers
1983 - 1988
First Baseman
Major League Baseball
1978 - 1982
Minichi Broadcasting System
Japan
Other Experience1 - 14 of 14
Associate Member
Lawton Ambucs
Coach
Girls Softball
Member
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Member
Oklahoma Municipal League
Member
Major League Baseball Association
Former Member
Tourism and Wildlife Committee, Oklahoma State Senate
Former Member
Insurance Committee, Oklahoma State Senate
Former Member
Energy Committee, Oklahoma State Senate
Former Member
Transportation Committee, Oklahoma State Senate
Former Member
Veterans and Military Affairs Committee, Oklahoma State Senate
Former Member
Agriculture and Wildlife Committee, Oklahoma State Senate
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, Oklahoma State Senate
Former Member
Rules Committee, Oklahoma State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Regulatory Services, Oklahoma State Senate