Played on a number of top GABF teams including National A.C., East Akron Eagles, Nashm Jr. Optimists, and Post 209. At Central High was a three year starting right-hander (All-City 1949). Hurled A ball for Kalmer Dance Studio, Howe Construction, Zoffs, and Black Labels, making the 1952 All-Star team with Kalmers. Spent 1953-56 in Giants organization (1954 Kitty League, Mayfield, KY.) Pitched 224 innings and won 10 games. Spent latter part of '56 through '58 with U.S. Marines and pitched a one-hitter in the '57 Military Tournament. Closed out his career with Labels 1959-61.