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nducted in 2018
First Medical Doctor to be inducted into the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame
Relentless in his support of youth baseball in El Paso for over 40 years
Coached youth baseball every year while in high school and college
Coached Mantle Baseball level in NY during his MD residency
For the past 20 years he has sponsored, managed, coached and financed Select Baseball Teams from El Paso competing throughout Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado
Won prestigious Dallas State Tournament with team coached by Rick Miller and El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Larry Vucan
Chosen to participate in Major League Scouting Bureau Scout School
Only non-MLB baseball staffer in his Class to graduate from MLB’s 15 day Scout School in Arizona
Scouted for the Minnesota Twins for 5 years
Current Certified MLB Scout for the Miami Marlins
Founded El Paso Border Youth Athletic Association
Initiated BASE PLAY with Clint Independent School District with a mission to promote the game of baseball for boys and girls providing equipment, t-shirts, pants, gloves, shoes, umpire and coaching stipends and training
Participants must have teachers report they are earning passing grades every three weeks
They are bussed home from practice, receive hot meals, academic awards and tournament trophies
Roberto Clemente Foundation has provided a Grant for this outstanding program
Major League Baseball has incorporated BASE PLAY into their RBI program
HBO spent 3 weeks producing a documentary to air in 2018
Fabens, Canutillo and Gasden school districts are pursuing opportunities with the BASE PLAY program based on current results in Clint
Honored by Project Amistad as their 2018 Person of the Year for his endeavors in youth baseball

Uploaded on 08.20.2018 by El Paso Baseball Hall Of Fame 2

Eastside / Eastwood, (2010 - 2019), Sports

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