+ − Contact Information
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (405) 521-5567
Senator Randy Bass
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 523
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
+ − Biography
Randy Bass was elected to the Oklahoma State Senate in November 2004 and represents Senate District 32, which includes Lawton and Comanche County. He is currently the Democratic Floor Leader and also serves on several Senate committees, including Appropriations, Energy, Pensions, Insurance, Tourism & Wildlife, and Transportation. Additionally, Bass sits on the Appropriations Subcommittee for General Government and Transportation, as well as Natural Resources and Regulatory Services.
Prior to his service in the State Senate, Bass most recently served his hometown as City Councilman for Ward 1 from March 2001 until his election to office in 2004.
Born March 13, 1954 in Lawton, Oklahoma, Bass graduated from Lawton High School and enjoyed a career in baseball after he was drafted as a fourth round pick in 1972 by the Minnesota Twins. He spent time with several major league teams, including the Kansas City Royals, the Montreal Expos, the San Diego Padres and Texas Rangers before being selected to play in Japan in 1982 where he became the first baseman and power hitter for the Hanshin Tigers. Bass currently holds eight national records in Japan and is the only player to win back-to-back Triple Crowns. He hit 200 home runs faster than any man in baseball history and set the all-time season batting average mark of .389 in 1986.
Following his time on the baseball field, Bass was appointed ambassador to Japan by Governor George Nigh in 1986. His passion for the sport is kept alive today by serving as a member of the Major League Baseball Association and through trips to Japan where he plays celebrity games and golf tournaments. He has also served as commentator for baseball games for Minichi Broadcasting Systems in Japan and worked as a scout for the Tokyo Giants from 1998 to 2003.
Bass is a member of the Oklahoma Municipal League and is an avid golfer. He is an active member of his community where he is an Elder of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and an associate member of Lawton Ambucs. He enjoys spending time with his wife Kelley, his son Zach, daughters Staci and Remi and his four grandchildren Levi, Hagen, Jayden and Randi.