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Inducted in 1997
Played and coached baseball while serving in United States Navy 1968-1969
Coached Youth baseball in San Antonio Texas area from 1970-1975
Coached youth baseball teams in El Paso area from 1976-1980
Coached Riverside Junior Varsity in 1978
Took over as Varsity Baseball Coach at Eastwood
Coached Troopers from 1979-1994
Led Troopers to 3 District Championships, 4 Bi-District Championships and 1 Area Title
Coached 5 players who were drafted by Professional Baseball including Butch Henry and Frank Castillo who later became Major Leaguers
Also drafted were Chuck Heist, Rene Quinones and Kevin Ham
Sent numerous players to college baseball ranks
Implemented a Heisman type selection system for selection of All District baseball honorees
Associate Scout for the Atlanta Braves
Associate Scout for the Colorado Rockies
El Paso Times Coach of the Year 1980 and 1981
El Paso Herald Post Coach of the Year 1980 and 1981

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Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

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