Year Inducted – 1993
Began playing in the Atwater Hot Stove League at a very young age. In 1958 as a pitcher, he had 4 no-hitters before reaching high school. His career record at Waterloo High was 20-5, with an ERA of .026. He was a 3-time All-Portage County player and an All-District, twice. At Ashland College he was 8-2, before joining such teams in the AA League as Bolin Oil, Pfeifle Undertakers, Akron Insulating, CP Sales, Acme Ash and Genessee Beers. Tom pitched 14 years in the AA League and was an All-Star 12 times. He was 15-0 on the Akron Insulating championship team of 1977. He pitched for 7 championship teams and was voted M.V.P. during one tournament.