Butcher, Thomas "Bill"
Versatile infielder especially at third base for Champ Post 209 Legion teams ('54-'55) and Ellet High ('55 Metro Champs). Lettered four years at Akron U. Started freshman season at first base, then at third base. Made All-OAC next three years, led OAC in hitting with .465 average in '58. In AA League began with Chester's Diner (.368 top avg. in 1957), Zoff's in '58 (.360), Krispy Kreme ('59-'61), picked up by Black Labels for '61 State and National Tournaments and then stayed with the Champ Labels teams 1962-64 and led in hitting with .367 average in '64. Was selected to eight All-Star teams.