Year Inducted – 1982

After an excellent baseball career at Garfield High School, Jack joined the Greater Akron AA League’s Alex Redl Golf Shop team in 1952. A year later, he got an opportunity to play pro ball with the St. Louis Cardinals organization where he played for two seasons. He returned to Akron where he developed into one of the all-time great infielders in the AA League’s history. Playing at shortstop and second base, Bisesi first starred for the Krispy Kreme team that grabbed three League titles in six seasons. He then joined the Black Labels dynasty that rolled up an unbelievable eight championships in nine seasons. He was known as “Mr. Vacuum” in the field and “Mr. Clutch” at bat. His best season at the plate was in 1969 when he batted .402 on the way to earning the coveted Frank Garcia award–given to the League’s most outstanding player.