1/19 EPBBHOF 1997-98-99

2/19 H R MOYE

3/19 MIKE WILLIAMS

4/19 JUAN SANDOVAL

5/19 RAUL MARQUEZ

6/19 RAY SAENZ

7/19 TOM RUSH

8/19 ANDRE RABOUIN

9/19 BENJI HUNT

10/19 JOHN MILLER

11/19 RICK PARR

12/19 ERNIE CARREON JR

13/19 GUSTAVO M (TAVO) GARCIA

14/19 CHRIS FORBES

15/19 EPITACIO (TACHO) CARRASCO

16/19 KEN SCHROM

17/19 CHITO DOMINGUEZ

18/19 MANNY LOPEZ

19/19 LARRY HERNANDEZ

description

EPBBHOF ALBUM COVER 1997-98-99

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1997
Played Semi-Pro baseball in Illinois
Offered a contract with the Chicago Cubs in 1939 but his Parents would not let him accept offer
Pitched for several El Paso Semi-Pro teams using a “hard” knuckleball taught him by big leaguer Jimbo Vaughn
Coached Varsity baseball from 1948 through 1958 at El Paso and Jefferson High School
Named Coach of the Year twice
Organized the Boys Baseball Umpires Association
Assistant Principal at Jefferson and Austin
Principal at Andress and Jefferson
Served as West Area Superintendent
Member of El Paso Independent School District school board in 1985
President of El Paso Independent School District school board from 1992-1993

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

  • Education

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1997
Played at Parkland High School 1969-1972
Played at Lamar Community College in Colorado 1972-1973 and pitched a no-hitter against Dodge City College
Pitched for Texas Tech University
Coached at Eunice 1977-1978
Led team to District 3A title in New Mexico and New Mexico State Playoffs
Head Baseball Coach for Hanks High School starting in 1978
Won District title first year of eligibility in 1982
Through 1997, his teams had earned 8 playoff trips and won 3 District Championships
District Champions 2-5A in 1982, 1984 and 1986
Bi-District Champions 1984, 1986, 1989 and 1995
Also earned High School Playoff berths in 1991, 1992 and 1994
Honored as El Paso Times Baseball Coach of the Year 1982 and 1984
El Paso Herald Post Baseball Coach of the Year in 1988
Won National High School Baseball Coaching Bronze Award from Scholastic Coach Magazine in 1988
Area Scout for Philadelphia Phillies 1988-1989
Hosted Professional and College Baseball Tryout Camps
Hosted Youth Baseball Camps
Through 1997, he sent the following players to Professional Baseball: Bruce Ruffin, Colorado Rockies; Rodger Castner, Pittsburgh Pirates; Alan Zinter, New York Mets; Darrin Glenn, San Francisco Giants; Mark Grudzielanek, Montreal Expos; Danny Perez, Milwaukee Brewers and Paul Runyan, Cincinnati Reds
Former Hanks Assistant Coaches who went on to become Head Coaches through 1997 include Jimmy Melendez (Riverside) and Rick Miller (Bel Air)

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1997
Played at Jefferson High School 1963-1966
Captain of baseball team in 1965 and 1966
All District honoree 1965 and 1966
District Champions in 1963 and 1966 under Coach Santos “Kayo” Perez
District Batting Champion in 1965
Played at UTEP 1967-1970
Selected to Western Athletic All Conference Team in 1969 and 1970 as a second baseman
First native El Pasoan to receive All-WAC honors in baseball
Hit over .300 over entire college career
Played in Juarez adult leagues from 1963 to 1978
Selected All Star 10 times representing Juarez in Chihuahua State Championship Tournaments
Selected to the Chihuahua State All Star team 3 times and represented the state in the Mexico National Championships
Played in Lower Valley Baseball League from 1991 to 1993
Batting Champ in 1991 and led league in stolen bases twice
Varsity Baseball Coach at Bowie High School 1975-1977
Coached Bowie to 1975 2-5A District Championship

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1997
Started playing at age 8
Outstanding Pitcher, Shortstop and Outfielder in youth leagues
Earned multiple All District and All City Honors
Helped lead Ysleta High School to a District Championship in 1968
Named All City, All District and All State in 1968
Named First Team All American as a Pitcher for Ranger Junior College in 1970
He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Cincinnati Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals before being drafted by the United States Army in 1971
Played all over the world for the Army and played in international leagues and tournaments
Played in Lower Valley and Juarez leagues during the 1970’s and 1980’s
Coached youth leagues for 25 years from T-Ball and Connie Mack levels winning several championships
Member El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1997
Played and coached baseball while serving in United States Navy 1968-1969
Coached Youth baseball in San Antonio Texas area from 1970-1975
Coached youth baseball teams in El Paso area from 1976-1980
Coached Riverside Junior Varsity in 1978
Took over as Varsity Baseball Coach at Eastwood
Coached Troopers from 1979-1994
Led Troopers to 3 District Championships, 4 Bi-District Championships and 1 Area Title
Coached 5 players who were drafted by Professional Baseball including Butch Henry and Frank Castillo who later became Major Leaguers
Also drafted were Chuck Heist, Rene Quinones and Kevin Ham
Sent numerous players to college baseball ranks
Implemented a Heisman type selection system for selection of All District baseball honorees
Associate Scout for the Atlanta Braves
Associate Scout for the Colorado Rockies
El Paso Times Coach of the Year 1980 and 1981
El Paso Herald Post Coach of the Year 1980 and 1981

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

Coach, we had a lot of fun times, there is book knowledge and common sense, I was a little short on one of them :-)

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

nducted in 1997
Helped countless youngsters experience baseball and other sports
Executive Director of Boys Baseball of El Paso for 6 years increasing participation from 360 to 2304 boys
Executive Director for Optimist Baseball for two years
Volunteered as Texas Western freshman basketball coach in 1960-1963
Ran YMCA Sports Programs
Earned Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart with two Oak Leaf Clusters in World War II
Became Principal at Canutillo High School in 1964
Superintendent of Canutillo Independent Schools in 1965
Retired in 1974

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

  • Canutillo ISD

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1998
Born in Bronxville, New York
Played baseball at Andress High School
Pitched for Pan American University
Drafted by Cincinnati Reds following college
Played for Tampa Tarpons in the Florida State League
Played AA and AAA professional baseball in Mexico from 1974 to 1977
In 1979, he played for the Bakersfield Outlaws in the California League
Played Winter Baseball in Mexico from 1974 to 1989
Also played professionally in the Dominican Republic with the Panama Bankers of the Inter American League
From 1983 to 1993, he served as Pitching coach with Mexican league and American minor league teams in the Midwest and Gulf Coast League

Eastside / Eastwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1998
Started playing baseball at age 9 as a Pitcher and Outfielder
Consistent All Star selection
Star Pitcher and hitter in the Mickey Mantle and Lower Valley leagues
Selected to All District teams in 1969, 1970 and 1971 while playing for Bel Air High School
Hit. 450 as a Sophomore
As a Junior his batting average was .525
Had a .619 batting average in 1971
Named Captain and Most Valuable Player for Bel Air High School
Drafted in the third round by the Detroit Tigers in 1971 as a shortstop
Played in Rookie League as a second baseman and was second in the league in fielding percentage
Played in Midwest League in 1973 and established second base records for error less fielding and most put outs
Played in California League in 1974
Finished second for team Most Valuable Player in 1975
Coached youth baseball for over 10 years

Eastside / Eastwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1998
Played in Lower Valley, Babe Ruth, and Pony Leagues earning All Star honors
Played Outfield and First Base for El Paso High School earning two letters
Helped lead Connie Mack teams to State Championships and Regional Championship and 5th Place Finish in World Series hitting .400 earning All Tournament recognition in 1965
His 1966 Connie Mack team again won State Championship and finished second in Regional Tournament
In 1967, hit .336 as a Freshman for Texas Western as the team’s starting first baseman
Played Semi-Pro in Forti League and earned Player of the Year and Sportsmanship Award in 1967
In 1968, he led Texas Western with a .348 batting average and set a team record with 8 runs batted in against New Mexico State
He was the 1968 Batting Champion hitting .493 in the Forti League
Led UTEP in stolen bases with 22 in 1969 and played in Pioneers-Central Illinois Collegiate League and earned All League honors
His Senior year at UTEP he finished his four year college career with a .313 batting average in 160 games played
Selected as one of the “Outstanding Athletes of America”
Started his coaching career in 1970 as an Assistant with the Galesburg Pioneers
Served as Assistant Coach at UTEP in 1971
Started baseball program at Lincoln and won the school’s first District Championship in any sport in 1981
Became varsity Coach at Coronado High School in 1985 and won 1988 District Championship
His varsity teams were 87-43-1
Member El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors

Eastside / Eastwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1998
Joined the El Paso Diablos as Assistant General Manager in 1975
Named General Manager in 1980
Became President of El Paso Diablos in 1998
Helped the Diablos organization earn numerous awards
Earned President’s Trophy in 1986 which is Minor League Baseball’s top honor for an administrator
Also earned the MacPhail Trophy in 1976 and 1993 for promotions and civic involvement
Diablos earned “Franchise of the Decade” award for the 1980’s
Earned Special Recognition Award for Achievement in 1974 from the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame
Served on the Board of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Played football for the UTEP
Served as coach for Miners following his football playing career
Stated that, “Bringing professional baseball to our community and serving the people of El Paso has been not only a great challenge but a personal joy”.

Eastside / Eastwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1998
Began Little League career as a 10 year old Pitcher
Earned All Star honors 6 times in various El Paso youth leagues pitching for 47 wins and only 8 losses with 525 strikeouts from ages 10-14
Lettered and Pitched for 3 years for Bel Air High School
Relief Pitcher at UTEP which he attended on a baseball scholarship from 1967-1972
In Western Athletic Conference play, he hit .360 while posting a 4.3 earned run average which was the lowest among Miner relievers
After college, he spent 10 years pitching for Semi-Pro teams in El Paso and Juarez especially in the International Baseball League
Always posted lopsided won-loss pitching success and annually struck out more than 100 hitters
Scouted by St. Louis, Milwaukee and the Chicago Major League Professional Baseball organizations
Also coached Youth baseball

Eastside / Eastwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1998
Born in 1917, started playing baseball at the age of 12 and played in El Paso for 45 years
Played in Boyland, Commercial, International, Big Four, City and Old Pro leagues
Lifetime batting average was well over .300 and he won 6 Gold Glove Awards
Played in 17 All Star Games and was named “Most Valuable Player” in 1934, 1945 and 1952
Led the formation of the 40-60 Club for older players with his brother Nano, Ted Ibarra and Jesse Goytia
Inducted in El Paso Old Pros Hall of Fame in 1988
Forced to stop playing after suffering a heart attack while walking up to bat
South El Pasoans used a take off of “Tinkers to Evers to Chance” in referring to “Beto to Tavo to Nano” referring to the three Garcia brothers who played in the infield
Tavo played second base and his brothers Beto and Nano flanked him in the infield

Eastside / Eastwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1999
Coached for nearly 40 years including youth and summer league baseball
Named Head Coach at Socorro High School in 1986
By 2006, he had led Bulldogs to over 16 District Titles starting in 1988, 9 Bi-District Titles starting in 1988, 3 Regional Semi-Finals and 1 Regional Final
Through 1999, he had already earned 8 El Paso High School Coach of the Year Awards
Teams dominated District 2-5A and later newly formed District 1-5A as District Champions
Teams routinely ranked in the Top 10 in Texas from 1991 to 2009
Eighteen of his players have played professionally
Seventeen of his players have been named to Texas High School All State teams
All time El Paso High School leader in wins as a Head Coach with 577 wins
Field at Socorro High School is named “Chris Forbes Field” in his honor
Coached Cory Falvey who is El Paso’s only Texas State High School Baseball Player of the Year in 2009
Delivered El Paso’s first High School Baseball State Championship in 60 years winning the Class 5A title in 2009
Named Texas High School State “Coach of the Year” for 5A Classification in 2009
Inducted into the Texas High School Coaches Baseball Hall of Fame in 2013

Eastside / Eastwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1999
Only Father/Son/Son trio Hall of Fame honoree Family
Played youth baseball in East Los Angeles during the 1930’s
Invited by Sid and Andy Cohen to attend several professional camps but he eventually turned down several professional baseball offers to honor his financial commitment to his family
Founded and Coached the Socorro Cougars baseball team at the age of 17
From 1962 to 1975 he coached and managed the Socorro Cougars and won 10 Lower Valley Baseball League Championships in the 13 years he coached
The Cougars were recognized throughout northern Mexico where they played against Chihuahua, Delicias, Camargo, Parral, Mioqui and Casas Grandes
Coached future professional baseball players including Mark Bombard, Smiley Johnson, Jackie Harris, Benjamin and Lynn Hunt, Raul Medrano and Andre Raboin
Great player-coach and during the 22 game seasons he averaged hitting 24-25 home runs a year in Lower Valley Baseball League
Stopped coaching in 1976
Founding member of Ysleta Optimist Club and their baseball program in 1976 and mentored and fostered a growth and love for the sport until he died in 1994

Eastside / Eastwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1999
Awarded scholarship to University of Idaho for baseball and football
Drafted into pro ball by the Angels out of the University of Idaho, where he was a two-sport athlete, excelling as both a quarterback in football and a pitcher in baseball
Inducted into State of Idaho Athletic and Baseball Halls of Fame
Professional Athlete of the Year for Idaho in 1981, 1983 and 1986
Named to Minor League All-Star Team 1977
During a seven-year career as a pitcher with the Toronto Blue Jays, Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians, Schrom notched a 51-51 lifetime record with a 4.81 ERA and 22 complete games
In 1983, he was named the Minnesota Twins Pitcher of the Year after posting a 15-8 record with a 3.71 ERA and six complete games
Three years later, he was Cleveland’s Opening Day starter in a win at Baltimore and bolted to a 10-2 first half with the Indians, earning him a spot on the 1986 American League All-Star team
Part Owner, Assistant General Manager, Director of Sales and Marketing for El Paso Diablos
Diablos won National Administrative Baseball honors including the MacPhail Trophy in 1982 and 1993; President’s Trophy in 1986 and the Minor League Franchise of the Decade for the 1980’s
Served as youth coach in west El Paso and later member of El Paso Bandits National Finalist Staff in 2000
Joined Corpus Christi Hooks organization as General Manager in 2003
2005 Texas League Executive of the Year
In September of 2007, he was honored as an inaugural inductee into the Vandal Athletics Hall of Fame
Others in his inaugural induction class included Jerry Kramer, who went on to greatness as a guard for the Green Bay Packers during their glory days in the 1960s, and Gus Johnson, a five-time All-Star during his 11-year career in the NBA
His son, Jared, signed as a pitcher in the Texas Rangers farm system following his college career at Stephen F. Austin
Named President of Corpus Christi Hooks in 2010
In 2011, serves as President for the Corpus Christi Hooks baseball organization owned in part by Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Nolan Ryan

Eastside / Eastwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1999
Entered Jefferson High School when it opened in September 1949
Played varsity baseball 3 years from 1949 to 1951
Member of Jefferson’s first District Championship squad in 1951
Earned All District Honors in 1951 batting .370
Turned down a scholarship at Arizona to play professionally for Bisbee-Douglas in Arizona-Texas league under Syd Cohen
Played Semi-Pro leagues in El Paso 1954-1957
Named to All Star team in 1958 when he led his Brooks Army Medical Center team in San Antonio to Army League Championship
His All Star team played against Bobby Avila’s touring Major League All Stars

Eastside / Eastwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1999
Member El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors
Umpired baseball and softball since 1962
Played baseball for El Paso Tech High School from 1961 to 1965
All District Pitcher in 1965
Pitched for Juarez Indios and Bano Roma 1964 -1966
As a player, was an All-Star in Mexico and drafted by Tigres de Mexico in 1966
Pitched for Juarez All Star Team against the Puerto Rico National Team
Umpired youth, high school, junior college and college levels
Voted by his peers as one of the top 20 umpires in Texas
Umpired in National Junior College Playoffs in 1978
By 1999, he had been selected to umpire State Championships in Austin 1995, 1996 and 1997
Consistent selection to Umpire in Texas UIL High School Playoffs since 1980 and through 2010

Eastside / Eastwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

description

Inducted in 1999
Started Coaching Youth Baseball in 1971
Boys Baseball of El Paso Board Member 1984 – 1990
Elected Commissioner of Boys Baseball 1985, 1986 and 1988 – – Program had over 1800 players in El Paso
Served as “Denny, Blake and Brian Doyle” Baseball School Regional Director from 1991 to 1999
Co-Chairman with Ramiro Guzman of effort to start baseball program at El Paso Community College which started play in 1996
Started Hirby Pest Control (1978) and Bandit Baseball (1989) organizations
Boys Baseball of El Paso City Champions 1990
AABC Texas State Champions 1984, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Super Series State Champions 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002
USSSA State Champions 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005
Super Series National Regional Champions 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002
Triple Crown National Regional Champions 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004
Triple Crown World Series National Finalist 1998 – – Steamboat Springs Colorado (84 Teams Competed)
USSSA World Series National Finalist 2000 – – Broken Arrow Oklahoma (104 Teams Competed)
Super Series World Series National Finalist 2002 – – Little Rock Arkansas (96 Teams Competed)
Boys Baseball of El Paso Coach of the Year in 1990
AABC National Regional Coach of the Year 1997
Triple Crown National Coach of the Year 1998
USSSA World Series Coach of the Year 2000
Super Series World Series Coach of the Year 2002
185 Bandit Players have been inducted to their respective High School’s National Honor Society
168 Bandit Players have played college baseball at all levels
16 Bandit Players named to Texas High School All State Baseball Teams
14 of his Players have played on El Paso High School teams that have reached the Texas High School Final Four Championships
8 Bandit Players drafted by Major League Baseball
5 of his players later became Head Baseball High School Coaches
His Hirby teams had a 47 game consecutive league winning streak going over 3 years without losing an AABC league game
His teams won tournament championship in Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico
In 1989, his Bandit team won the first baseball game played at Champions Sportsplex and captured league and tournament crowns going undefeated
His 1993 Bandit team was the first team outside the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex to capture the “Texas Baseball Classic” in Ft. Worth
His Bandit team in 1998 won 53 consecutive league and tournament games and went 30-0 in league play
In 38 years of Spring baseball his teams won the league championship 35 times
10 of his teams captured league championships with undefeated seasons
His teams won 1,448 wins and 264 losses with a winning percentage of 85%
Member El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors
President of the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame in 2012 and 2013

Eastside / Eastwood, (1990 - 1999), Sports

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

More from the same album

More from the same collection

LARRY VUCAN

Inducted in 2018
First El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree to be Inducted in the Year that a...

BRYAN TAMBONE

Inducted in 2018
First Andress High School Baseball Player to be inducted into the El Paso Baseball Hall of...

Dr. DWAYNE ABOUD

nducted in 2018
First Medical Doctor to be inducted into the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame
Relentless...

GEORGE ARRIETA

Inducted in 2018
Received the FBI Medal of Valor in Washington D.C.
Received the Texas DPS Directors Award

CARLOS LICON

Inducted in 2018
Winning Pitcher throwing a 1 hitter in Mexico National Championship Game as an 8 year old

EPBBHOF 1990-91

EPBBHOF ALBUM COVER 1990-91

TOM RUSH

nducted in 1997
Helped countless youngsters experience baseball and other sports
Executive Director of Boys Baseball of El...

RAY SAENZ

Inducted in 1997
Played and coached baseball while serving in United States Navy 1968-1969
Coached Youth baseball in...

RAUL MARQUEZ

Inducted in 1997
Started playing at age 8
Outstanding Pitcher, Shortstop and Outfielder in youth leagues
Earned...

MIKE WILLIAMS

Inducted in 1997
Played at Parkland High School 1969-1972
Played at Lamar Community College in Colorado 1972-1973 and...

H R MOYE

Inducted in 1997
Played Semi-Pro baseball in Illinois
Offered a contract with the Chicago Cubs in 1939 but...

JACK HARRIS

Inducted in 1994
Began his baseball journey at age 8
Played for Ysleta High School and during his...

LARRY MCFARLIN

Inducted in 1994
Little League All Star Pitcher and third baseman in San Francisco
All Star for Pony...

JOE CASTILLO

Inducted in 1994
By age 14, he already had an outstanding baseball career
Started playing Semi-Professional baseball at...

JUAN GONZALES

Inducted in 1994
Affectionately known as “Mr. Southside”
A fixture in all youth sports including baseball since 1961

Report this entry

Choose the most important reason for this report

Your name

Your email address

Optional detail

Thank you for your report

This site is optimised for modern browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari) and IE9 and later. Some pages may not display correctly in other browsers.