Year Inducted – 1989

Played on youth title teams in Class E, F, and D including Bowmanville Peppy Lunch Tigers, National A.C., Post 209 teams and at East High where he consistently hit over .300 and always had a winning record as a right-handed pitcher. Also played for Kenmore, Army-Navy, Norka Plating, and Tiny’s Orphans in AA ball. After his playing days, Cliff became even more successful as a manager, piloting East Akron Merchants, Papik Brothers Garage, and the Akron All-Stars to six city titles and reached the state Hot Stove Finals four times. Currently State of Ohio Representative from the 69th. Has continued in youth activities as one of the major sponsors of local teams in Summit County.