Year Inducted – 1989
Kenmore Little League and Kenmore High All-Star who played 24 years in the AA League, covering four decades. All-City catcher at Kenmore in 1959, and he also handled outfield, first base, and DH duties in AA action. Played on eight title teams including the Akron Pirates, Eaton Sports Pride, Crocker’s Restaurant, Forest City, and Custom Trophies. Only player to ever win the Frank Garcia Award twice, in 1975 and 1982. Selected to 19 All-Star teams, won eight hitting titles and four homerun crowns. He also played for Nino’s, Akron Dodgers, Azar-Denholm, Pfeifle’s, Genessee Beer, Akron All-Stars, and Ellet Graphic Arts.