Year Inducted – 1999

His 30-year career began in 1956 in the Uniontown Little League, and then with Greentown American Legion Post 436 and Schnelling Class D teams. He continued as an outstanding infielder at Springfield High 1963-65 and was the Spartans MVP in ’65. George advanced to A ball in the Portage County League before handling primarily the shortstop spot for AA teams: Nino’s Lounge, Magic City Lanes, Acme Ash, Akron Insulating, Forest City, Oakwood Bar, Genessee Beer, Atlanta Georgia AAA City and District Champs (’73-74). An outstanding hitter and fielder, George played on five Akron AA championship teams and was named to two All-Star teams.