Year Inducted – 1984

A hard-working, hard-throwing bulldog of a pitcher on the mound during his best amateur days on the Akron sandlots. However, he also handled outfield and third base positions capably. Joe’s career spanned 30 years, including championship seasons with St. Martha and St. Hedwig. He also played for the Akron Guards, Akron Police, Killian Celtics, and closed out his career with Youngstown St. Stan in 1952 when he helped pitch them to the NABF National title.