1/6 EPBBHOF 2018-19-20

2/6 CARLOS LICON

3/6 GEORGE ARRIETA

4/6 Dr. DWAYNE ABOUD

5/6 BRYAN TAMBONE

6/6 LARRY VUCAN

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Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

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Inducted in 2018
Winning Pitcher throwing a 1 hitter in Mexico National Championship Game as an 8 year old
Most Valuable Player on Mexico National Championship winning team as a 9 year old
4 Year Varsity Shortstop for Ysleta High School with a batting average over .500 all 4 years
Earned multiple All City and All District honors starting his Freshman year
Big West Conference Freshman “Rookie of the Year” for New Mexico State University with a .321 BA
Hit over .300 Sophomore and Junior years earning All Big West Conference honors as an infielder
Top hitter in Division 1 Baseball for the New Mexico State Aggies finishing # 34 in the Nation with a .410 BA as a Senior
Earned Big West Player of the Week versus then ranked # 1 Cal State Fullerton leading the Aggies to 2 wins in 3 games going 8 for 12 under Head Coach Elliot Avent
Humble, quiet demeanor and high level of accomplishment earned him selection as the overall athlete “Male Athlete of the Year” at New Mexico State as a Senior
Finished his New Mexico State career with a Top 10 finish in Game Starts, At Bats, Hits, Batting Average and Total Bases
Started Coaching High School Baseball in 2006 at Hanks, then Eastwood and currently assisting at Riverside High School
He has been Blessed to have the unwavering support of his entire Family including his 2 daughters Crystal and Salma

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

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Inducted in 2018
Received the FBI Medal of Valor in Washington D.C.
Received the Texas DPS Directors Award
Received the Dallas Sheriff Department Medal of Valor and Life Saving Award
All Star player in Boys Baseball League playing for Cooley School under Coach John Woo
All District Player for Jefferson High School (1975-1979) playing for El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Coach Al Silva
All Star player in the Lower Valley League with San Elizario and Fabens
Accepted full scholarship to play at Ranger Jr. College playing for Texas Hall of Fame Coach Jack Allen
Winning pitcher in 1978 NJCAA National Championship Game
Finished 1978 with a 10-1 record and 2.25 ERA
Represented by a trusted friend and mentor El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Andy Cohen and signed a professional baseball contract with the Texas Rangers
Assigned to the Sarasota Rangers of the Gulf Coast League and had a 5-0 pitching record with a 2.00 ERA
Signed a professional contract to play 1st and 3rd Base for the Triple A Mexican League Juarez Indios in 1981
Played in the Dallas Amateur Baseball Association with the Dallas DalRich Rebels (1982-1992)
Member of the 1988 Texas State Championship AABC Stan Musial squad
Played for the Dallas Dodgers (1992-1995) earning All Star and MVP honors
Coached the Sunnyvale Indians a Select Baseball team in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area (1995-2002)
Vice President of the Mesquite Baseball League (1997-2001)
He has enjoyed the unconditional love and support from his wife Maria Elena; daughters Angela and Annabelle; Son Anthony; Grandchildren Ysabelle, Maximo, Giselle, Lucca and Olivia (due December 2018); Mother Delia; Father Alejo; Sisters Rosalie, Emily, Amy, Yvonne and Yvette and Brothers Joe, Arnold, Danny

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

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nducted in 2018
First Medical Doctor to be inducted into the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame
Relentless in his support of youth baseball in El Paso for over 40 years
Coached youth baseball every year while in high school and college
Coached Mantle Baseball level in NY during his MD residency
For the past 20 years he has sponsored, managed, coached and financed Select Baseball Teams from El Paso competing throughout Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado
Won prestigious Dallas State Tournament with team coached by Rick Miller and El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Larry Vucan
Chosen to participate in Major League Scouting Bureau Scout School
Only non-MLB baseball staffer in his Class to graduate from MLB’s 15 day Scout School in Arizona
Scouted for the Minnesota Twins for 5 years
Current Certified MLB Scout for the Miami Marlins
Founded El Paso Border Youth Athletic Association
Initiated BASE PLAY with Clint Independent School District with a mission to promote the game of baseball for boys and girls providing equipment, t-shirts, pants, gloves, shoes, umpire and coaching stipends and training
Participants must have teachers report they are earning passing grades every three weeks
They are bussed home from practice, receive hot meals, academic awards and tournament trophies
Roberto Clemente Foundation has provided a Grant for this outstanding program
Major League Baseball has incorporated BASE PLAY into their RBI program
HBO spent 3 weeks producing a documentary to air in 2018
Fabens, Canutillo and Gasden school districts are pursuing opportunities with the BASE PLAY program based on current results in Clint
Honored by Project Amistad as their 2018 Person of the Year for his endeavors in youth baseball

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

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Inducted in 2018
First Andress High School Baseball Player to be inducted into the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame
4 year Varsity Lettermen for Andress High School Eagles 1989-1992
All City 2nd Team as a Freshman with .395 BA, 5 HR, 20 RBI, 3-1 Pitching Record with 2.70 ERA
All City 1st Team as a Sophomore with .467 BA, 6 HR, 30 RBI, 7-3 Pitching Record with 2.65 ERA
All City MVP as a Junior with .450 BA, 14 HR, 35 RBI, 7-1 Pitching Record with 1.98 ERA
Chosen High School Baseball Player of the Year by the El Paso Times and All City Co-MVP his Senior year with .400 BA, 11 HR, 32 RBI, 10-2 Pitching Record with 2.39 ERA
Chosen to North and South Texas All Star Game in the Houston Astrodome where he pitched a scoreless 9th Inning
Selected to Chevron Showcase Classic All Star Game
Texas State Runner-Up in Little League 18U Division falling one game shy of the Little League World Series in Florida for 18U
2 Time all WJCAC 3rd Baseman for New Mexico Junior College with .392 BA, 15 HR, 51 RBI, Pitching Record of 6-1 with 3.25 ERA
Played Junior Year at University of Texas at Arlington with .300 BA, 7 HR, Pitching Record 2-1 with 3.26 ERA
Played for Oklahoma City University his Senior year with .310 BA, 6 HR before getting injured going into Regionals and ending his baseball career
Coaches Youth baseball for past 10 years
Founded Brayden’s Buddy Non-Profit organization with his wife Claudia whose mission is to donate AED’s (Automated External Defibrillators) and CPR train teachers and staff members to spread awareness of sudden cardiac death – 55 AED’s have been donated to schools to date

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

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Inducted in 2018
First El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree to be Inducted in the Year that a Coach led a team to a Texas High School State Baseball Championship
Coached Southlake Carroll to 2018 Texas High School 6A State Baseball Championship winning their final 14 games including going undefeated in all 11 Post Season Playoff games in his second year as Head Coach at Southlake Carroll High School and finishing with a 35-6 record and becoming the first Dragon Baseball team to reach the State Tournament Final 4 in consecutive years in school history
Coached Southlake Carroll to 2017 Texas High School 6A State Semi-Finals in first year as Head Coach at Southlake Carroll High School
Coached at Franklin High School (El Paso) leading the Cougars to multiple Texas High School State Playoff Appearances
Assistant Coach for Rick Miller at Bel Air High School
Played professionally in Italian Baseball League in Trieste Italy
Coached in Italian Baseball League
Managed in Italian Baseball League
Played Collegiately at New Mexico Highlands University
Played for El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honorees Coach Ray Saenz and Coach John Cazares at Eastwood High School earning All District honors
Teammate of fellow El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honorees Butch Henry and Frank Castillo at Eastwood High School
Introduced to baseball and developed his first passion for the game working El Paso Diablos games for El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Paul Strelzin
Began El Paso baseball playing career in Hirby Baseball Program coached by El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Coach Larry Hernandez
Blessed to have his most visible, most vocal and most unconditional support from his Wife Christina and Son Jordan

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

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