Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame: Randall "Ran" Bezanson

Photographed May 22 and 23, 2014
Erected by Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Baseball Hall of Fame
Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
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Randall "Ran" Bezanson

Born in Minneapolis on August 25, 1913, Randall
"Ran" Bezanson played a key role in Eau Claire minor
league basebell for over 20 years. In 1941, he was the leader of
the Eau Claire Jaycees project that took over operation of the Bears,
and he subsequently led the volunteer group that continued to run the
Bears/Braves until their final year in 1962. He was a 1935 graduate of
UW-Madison, and a local realtor from 1945 until his death in 1983.
Ran also served his profession and community in a variety of
other volunteer roles, including president of the Eau Claire
Police and Fire Commission, and Chairman of the Wisconsin Real
Estate Examining Board.

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Baseball Hall of Fame
Inducted 2008

The marker is located inside Carson Park, at the Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame, in front of the Carson Park baseball stadium, adjacent to the baseball stadium parking lot, on Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703.

NOTE: Carson Park Drive is a big loop around the park; it's impossible to miss the baseball stadium.

Randall "Ran" Bezanson's marker is sixth from the left.

 With the Carson Park baseball stadium in the background.

The ramp from the parking lot to the Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame
(visible at the top of the ramp).

The Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame is located at Carson Park.

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