A 6'4", 220-pound center fielder with a strong and accurate arm, Paul was a North High grad who made an instant impact when he moved from youth baseball into the A League. He played two years with Tiny's Orphans and three years in the St. Louis Browns minor league system before being inducted into the service. Afterwards, he spent two years in California semi-pro ball. Paul returned home to play with the Orphans, champions Canton Road Furniture in 1951, and closed out his brilliant career with the champion Borden Autos. Paul passed away in November of 1983.