An outstanding shortstop, leadoff batter with speed, .300 and over hitter with great defensive skills since his youth baseball days on Cleveland's west side. He was second team All Crown Conference ('70) and MVP ('71) at Lakewood St. Edward High. Carl also played for champion Milrose teams and became a four year starter at Akron U where he was Defensive Player of the Year, '73-75 and Zips Captain in '75. In Akron AA, Carl played with Pfiefle Undertakers, was an All Star shortstop for Akron Insulating and Champion Acme Ash teams. Carl closed his career with AAA Ferry Cap & Screw and Lake County Gar-Hall in the early '80s.