Year Inducted – 2007
Joe was an All-Star outfielder for Canton Lehman High, Kent State University and in the Class A Canton League and Akron AA league. Joe began coaching Oakwood and then GlenOak high teams after graduating from Kent in 1970 and coached for 33 years, posting a 575-305 record, winning 17 Federal League titles, 2 Division I State titles and 14 Coach-of-the-Year Awards. In the Canton A League, Joe played 24 years on 10 title teams and was named to 17 All-Star teams. He was inducted into the Ohio Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Stark County Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994.