Year Inducted – 1991

A smooth-as-silk infielder who began playing in the youth leagues in Grove City where he became a high school all-star. Played four years at Ohio U (was All-Mac, 1967). Moved to Akron and became all-star shortstop and second baseman with Black Labels (’68-’69), Wayne Knolls (’70), and Eaton Sports Pride (’71-’75). Led “AA” League in hitting in 1970 (.390); Had a career .330 average; made only one error in 50 games in 1973; played on six championship teams and four all-star teams.