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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

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Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

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