Year Inducted – 1990

A right-handed control pitcher out of the South High and Post# 209 teams, who joined the Orphans first team in 1943 and posted a 7-3 record. Was drafted, served three years, pitched a title game for Norfolk and returned to the Orphans where he was 10-2 in ’46 and 18-4 in ’47. Spent ’48-60 with the Borden Autos, and highlights included an 8-0 State title win over the Canton Hoovers; League and AABC Tournament All-Star Team; a 1-0 win over Bobby Nash and the Smith Sheriffs in which he threw 9 innings of “heat”, no curves at all; and a no-hitter against the Kenmore Army-Navy Club.