Rugged, hard hitting catcher from Lorain youth leagues and Southview High School where he was a two-time All-NEOCC selection, and an All-Ohio in 1977. He was a 4 year letterman at Kent State U: three-time MVP, team captain '80-81, All-Mideast Regional pick '80-91, All-American selection in 1980, set KSU records for homeruns, RBI and total bases, led team with .400 batting average in 1980. Spent two years in Giants minor league system, then returned to help Field Falcons win Akron AA titles in '83-94 and was MVP of '84 Stan Musial Tournament AABC. Inducted into the KSU HOF in 1990 and into the Lorain HOF in 1995. George unexpectedly passed away in August, 2008.