Allan Hale has been an active community leader in Pacifica for over 50 years. He was one of the pioneer adult softball players when the Pacifica Parks and Recreation Department formed the adult softball recreation leagues in the early 1960s. He played and coached softball teams over the ages, recording 18 league championships. Until the softball program dissolved some seven years ago, he was a sponsor for multi-men's and co-ed softball teams. He has served as Commander of the American League Post and he was one of the community's early leaders for the Boy Scouts program.