Monday, 24 April 2017
A+ R A-

By History

Below shows the GPSA honorees and history of the Greater Pueblo Sports Association (GPSA) along with the year of induction in parenthesis ().

LEGEND: p = awarded posthumously; >= attended first meeting; * = deceased;+ = charter member (placed after year inducted)

 

7
Lifetime Members - LM
(Seven Male Honorees)
6
Attend 1st GPSA Meeting
(Six Male Honorees)
10
GPSA Charter Inductees
(10 Male Honorees)
Mickey Giarrantano (1993 LM) Loren Kilstofte (2003*>) Earl Harry 'Dutch' Clark (1973+*)
Dr. Donald G. "Don" Stutters (1993 LM) Carmen Angelo Rivas (1999>) Bruno A. "Dr." DeRose (1973*+)
Ernie Balloti (1981 LM) Brian Macartney (1988*>) Gary L. Knafelc (1973+)
Hoy Frakes, Sr. (1981 LM) David J. "Dave" Novak (1980*>) Raymond E. "Red" LeMasters (1973*+)
Samuel Joseph "Sam" Corsentino (1980 LM) Ken Coatney (1976*>) William L. "Bill" McClatchy(1973*+)
Robert S. "Bob" Trevithick (1978 LM) Sollie Simon "Sol" Raso (1976> LM) Edward A. "Ed" Orazem (1973*+)
Sollie Simon "Sol" Raso (1976> LM)   Tony Niccoli, Jr. (1973+*p)
Tom Keach (1973 LM)   Harry Hugh "Chief" Simmons (1973*+)
    Edwin J. "Ed" Smith (1973*+)
    Calvin "Cal" Tatum (1973+)

 

34
Awarded Posthumously
(32 Male/Two Female Honorees)
130
Inductees Deceased
(122 Male/Eight Female  Honorees)
George Joseph Mastrini (2014*p) George Joseph Mastrini (2014*p)
George Zaharias (2014*p) George Zaharias (2014*p)
Jack C. Hildner (2012*p) Jack C. Hildner (2012*p)
Andrew "Chink" Mihalick (2012*p) Walter Leo Hill (2012*)
William M. "Billy" Yalotz (2012*p) Andrew "Chink" Mihalick (2012*p)
Frank A. "Inky" Pechek (2011*p) William M. "Billy" Yalotz (2012*p)
Dr. Elliott R. Plese (2008*p) David P. Galich (2011*)
Roger A. Hargraves (2006*p) Frank A. "Inky" Pechek (2011*p) 
Joseph C. "Joe" Prater (2006*p) Joseph Lee "Joe" Puleo III (2009*)
John Anthony "Sal" Salimeno, Jr. (2005*p) Jerry H. "Kerz" Kersey (2008*)
Dale G. Drummond (2004*p) Sam O. Clay, Jr. (2007*)
Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Villegas (1998*p) Roger A. Hargraves (2006*p)
Joel Walter "Bear" Herzog (1996*p) Joseph C. "Joe" Prater (2006*p)
Rick Pobst (1995*p) Walter E. "Walt" Clay (2005*)
Charles G. "Charlie" Hoffman (1994*p) Douglas L. "Lee Douglas" Cooley (2005*)
Joseph "Salvy" Hernandez (1992*p) John Anthony "Sal" Salimeno, Jr. (2005*p)
Dr. John W. Sabo, Jr. (1992*p) Dale G. Drummond (2004*p)
Anthony "Tony" Andenucio (1990*p) Richard D. Redd (2004*)
Raymond Earl "Ray" LeMasters II (1989*p) Russell C. "Russ" Sabo (2004*)
Ronney McDowell (1988*p) Frank Thomas Flood (2003*)
Thomas Carlyle Gilmore (1984*p) Loren H. Kilstofte (2003*>)
George A. Newton (1984*p) Jerry Lisle "Too Much" Pike (2003*)
Mike "Mills" Vunovich (1983*p) Ethelyn Thatcher [Jones] Potestio (2001*)
Phillip L. "Hank" Pechek (1981*p) G. Owen Smith (2001*)
Robert Emmett "Bob" McGraw (1979*p>) Fred A. Pechek, Jr. (2000*)
Frank Richard "Pap" Papish (1978*p) Jerry L. Ellis (1998*)
Henry "Hank" Gilmore (1977*p) Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Villegas (1998*p)
James Dale "Ox" Smith (1977*p) Pat A. Rea (1997*)
James Howard Abell (1976*p) Joel Walter "Bear" Herzog (1996*p)
Otto Wilfred "Tink" Snapp, Jr. (1976*p) Richard John "Dick" Vinci (1996*)
Dennis Hagaman (1975*p) Rick Pobst (1995*p)
Edward "Ed" Lesar (1974*p) Charles G. "Charlie" Hoffman (1994*p)
Floretta "Doty" McCutcheon (1974*p) Sam F. "Rabbit" Ferraro (1992*)
Tony Niccoli, Jr. (1973+*p) Joseph "Salvy" Hernandez (1992*p)
  Michael M. "Mike" Milner (1992*)
  Tano Ozzello (1992*)
  Dr. John W. Sabo, Jr. (1992*p)
  Loree "Pi" Sanford (1992*)
  Dennis Lawrence Shefcyk (1992*)
  John L. Veechio (1992*)
  George D. Amaya (1991*)
  Pete Karl Pisciotta (1991*)
  Wilbur Wayne "Willie" Wright (1991*)
  Anthony "Tony" Andenucio (1990*p)
  Jack "Cactus Jack" Helmsing (1989*)
  Ernie "the Fighting Gamecock" Lara (1989*)
  Raymond Earl "Ray" LeMasters II (1989*p)
  John DeNardo (1988*)
  John "Johnnie" Greco (1988*)
  Prince Knafelc (1988*)
  Brian Macartney (1988*>)
  Ronney McDowell (1988*p)
  Frank Stephen Pagano (1988*)
  Fred A. "Coogan" Pechek (1988*)
  Peter C. "Pete" Pomeleo (1988*)
  Jim Bongirno (1987*)
  Isobel DeFiore Simpson (1987*)
  Paul DeFoyd (1986*)
  C.T. "Fitz" Fitzgerald (1986*)
  John Paul Tate (1986*)
  Dr. Albert D. Potestio (1985*)
  Andy Richard Sackman (1985*)
  Ruben Tafoya (1985*)
  Bruce Ernest "Ernie" Watkins (1985*)
  John X. "Johnnie" Elbeck (1984*)
  Thomas Carlyle Gillmore (1984*p)
  J. Newell Hall (1984*)
  George A. "Newt" Newton (1984*p)
  John Lawrence Rivas (1984*)
  Voyd Joseph "Butch" Elich (1983*)
  Charles G. Hitchcock (1983*)
  Ralph E. "Giggs" Lindsey (1983*)
  Dan Milusnic (1983*)
  Mike "Mills" Vunovich (1983*p)
  William S. "Bill" Heath (1982*)
  David C. "Dave" Parlapiano (1982*)
  Robert William "Bob" Pobst (1982*)
  Rev. John Powers (1982*)
  Q.B. Pryor (1982*)
  Charles "George" Simms, Jr. (1982*)
  Dave Baxter (1981*)
  Ezekiel "Zeke" Jimemez (1981*)
  Phillip L. "Hank" Pechek (1981*p)
  Frank E. Perko, Jr. (1981*)
  John Arellano (1980*)
  David J. "Dave" Novak (1980*>)
  Thomas L. "Tom" Stanton (1980*)
  Julius F. "Bud" Dammann (1979*)
  Robert Emmett "Bob" McGraw (1979*p)
  Fred F. Smith (1979*)
  Louis "Lou" Amaya (1978*)
  Willard Stanley Kettering (1978*)
  Frank Richard "Pap" Papish (1978*p)
  Dr. Charles Dale Rea (1978*)
  Rodney A. Wallace (1978*)
  Ross Beatty (1977*)
  Herb Casebeer (1977*)
  James L. "Jim" Fimple (1977*)
  Henry "Hank" Gilmore (1977*p)
  Joseph Edward Hughes (1977*)
  Leland S. 'Lee" Johnson (1977*)
  Ida J. Jones (1977*)
  James Dale "Ox" Smith (1977*p)
  Homer C. Thompson (1977*)
  James Howard Abell (1976*p)
  Ken Coatney (1976*>)
  Hatfield "Judge" Chilson (1976*)
  Peter Anton Elich Jr. (1976*)
  Otto Wilfred "Tink" Snapp, Jr. (1976*p)
  Vernon T. Cochran (1975*)
  Dennis Hagaman (1975*p)
  Frank S. Hoag, Jr. (1975*)
  David Packard (1975*)
  Frank A. "Iron Man" Slack (1975*)
  Gordon Allott (1974*)
  O'Neal Hobbs (1974*)
  Joseph "Joe Awful" Coffee (1974*)
  Sam T. Jones (1974*)
  Edward "Ed" Lesar (1974*p)
  Floretta "Doty"McCutcheon (1974*p)
  Ogla E. Tezak (1974*)
  Ethel "Teach" Wentworth (1974*)
  Earl Harry 'Dutch' Clark (1973+*)
  Bruno A. "Dr." DeRose (1973*+)
  Raymond E. "Red" LeMasters (1973*+)
  William L. "Bill" McClatchy(1973*+)
  Edward A. "Ed" Orazem (1973*+)
  Tony Niccoli, Jr. (1973+*p )
  Harry Hugh "Chief" Simmons (1973*+)
  Edwin J. "Ed" Smith (1973*+)

 

 

Copyright © 2015 Pueblo Greater Sports Association. All Rights Reserved.
Design and content setup by Barker's Web Design Services