A 5'10" 145-pound lefty who could fire heat and had excellent control, dominated Barberton Little League and Babe Ruth League play. Set records at Barberton High for most wins and strikeouts, was MVP 1961 All-Ohio game. Pitched 13 years AA ball, made seven All-Star teams; always among league leaders in ERA and K's. Pitched and won State AABC title game and won one game in Battle Creek for 1966 Black Labels. Also played for John Brown's, Nino's Lounge, Barberton-Portage, Magic City Lanes, Akron Insulating. After concluding his career in the Double A League he became a coach and Little League manager.