Year Inducted – 1985

A 6’3″, 190-pound first baseman out of West High who helped the powerful Borden Auto teams to numerous Local and State tournaments. An 11-year A League veteran, Bill was named to six local All-Star teams and twice received All-Star honors on the national AABC team. Bill had the uncanny ability to drive the low and outside pitch consistently to right field, which helped him produce a career batting average above .300 every year. He enjoyed his best hitting season in 1950 when he led the A League with a .464 batting average, most RBI’s, and most homeruns. His 15 hits in the 1950 AABC Tournament stood as a record for 15 years.