Year Inducted – 2000

Played with numerous south Akron and Kenmore youth teams including Red Barn, Akron Credit Union, Kenmore Hawks before playing at Kenmore High (’78 City Champs) and Class D Tallmadge Clark Plumbing state tournament finalists. A strong defensive and hard-hitting catcher/-outfielder, Rick then went to Malone College as a four year letter winner, including a .342 average for the 1981 Pioneers who won the NAIA District Championship. In class AA he played on five title teams during 10 years with C+P Sales and was named to five All Star teams.