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Inducted in 2009
Played varsity baseball four year for Edison High School in Fresno California
Earned All City honors three times as a Pitcher and Outfielder
Edison High School claimed one title during his high school tenure
Drafted in fifth round (87 overall) by the California Angels in 1965
Played five seasons for Quad Cities, San Jose and El Paso
Had a 1-2 record with a 2.86 ERA with Quad Cities
In 1968, had his break out year as a Pitcher with a 17-8 record and 186 strikeouts in 213 innings pitched with a 2.49 ERA
In 1970 played for AA Texas League El Paso Sun Kings and produced a 12-7 record with 163 innings pitched
Pitched for Chicago White Sox organization from 1971 – 1974
In 1971, he pitched for Tucson and had a 3-8 record
In 1972, he was loaned by the White Sox to a team in the Mexican League where he produced a 16-12 record
In 1973, he led the Southern League with 17 wins with a 2.08 ERA and 147 innings pitched
In 1974, he had a 13-8 record with Iowa and was called up by the White Sox
He made his Major League debut against the Boston Red Sox on June 7, 1974
Pitched in 5 Major League games and had a 1-0 record with 15 innings pitched
Sent back down to Iowa and threw a 10-0 no hit victory against Wichita on July 31, 1974
Acquired by Cincinnati Reds organization from 1975 to 1977
In 3 seasons with Indianapolis, he had a 17-12 record in 128 games with 253 innings pitched
Earned a World Series ring with Cincinnati Reds “Big Red Machine” in 1976 pitching in 4 games with a 2-0 record and 0.00 ERA
Pitched in 7 games for the Reds in 1977
Pitched in Mexican League from 1978 to 1981
Pitched for Ciudad Juarez and produced a 11-10 record and 3.74 ERA
Also pitched for Aguascalientes and posted a 2.73 ERA with a 10-8 record
Pitched in Liga Mexicana de Nacional for Coatzacoalcos and Zacatecas through 1984
Twenty season minor league career resulted in a 138-99 record with 1,957 innings pitched, 1,298 strikeouts and 3.18 ERA
Three year career in Major Leagues resulted in 3-2 record with 35 innings pitched, 27 strikeouts and 6.69 earned run average

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