Year Inducted – 1991

An outstanding catcher in the Barberton Youth Leagues and at Barberton High. Also played two years with Kenmore Tavern and Akron Orphans before joining the professional ranks and having an excellent career with the Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators, Minnesota Twins, including World Series appearances with the Indians as a player and with the Twins and Detroit Tigers as a coach. Also helped promote and sponsor youth baseball in the Barberton area for many years. Hal continues his support of baseball in this area, and of former players through the Minor League insurance programs.