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Inducted in 2006
Served the baseball community as an umpire and administrator
He was a man on top of every problem
Served in the United States Army during World War II
Renowned Softball Player in the Airline leagues and the Industrial Softball League earning multiple All Star and Most Valuable Player honors
Served on the Amateurs Athletic Association Board
Served as Director of El Paso Parks and Recreation from 1956 to 1966
Served on the Board of Directors of the El Paso Umpires Association
Inducted in the El Paso Softball Hall of Fame in 1967
Inducted in the International Softball Hall of Fame in 1971
Inducted in the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame in 1986
Served as President for the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame in 1973
Served on Original Board of Directors for El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame in 1988
Served as Secretary for El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame until his passing in 2000
His service on the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame is one of the reasons for its growth and success

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Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

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