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Inducted in 1994
Began his baseball journey at age 8
Played for Ysleta High School and during his senior year, he hit .356 playing third base and earning All District honors while leading the Indians to the District Championship
Played at Texas Western for Coach Andy Cohen
starting at shortstop for two years
His senior year he had a .304 batting average
From 1961-1964, he played City and Forti’s League hitting form .345 to .420 and made the All Star team twice
Following college he played Winter Ball for the Los Angeles Angels prospects team and was the only free agent to sign during Spring Training
Assigned to Quad Cities Angels in 1965 before the National Guard called him to active duty
Returned to El Paso in 1967 to play and manage 777 Club to city crown
Gained multiple All Star honors and in the early 1970’s hit over .400 and was named Most Valuable Player
Served as Officer and President of the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame

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Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

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