GPSA Locations

GPSA Office
P.O. Box 413
Pueblo, CO 81002

GPSA Room
Massari Arena
Colo State Univ.- Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

Hall of Fame Wall
Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

Top Panel
Thursday, 23 November 2017

GPSA Meetings

Below is a list of remaining meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2018 calendar year. All meeting held on the third Monday from Jan. to May and Aug. through Nov. in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

Jan. 15 Feb. 19 Mar. 19 Apr. 16
May 21 Aug. 20 Sept. 17 Oct. 15

 

Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  The 2018 Banquet is tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 14. Go to the Application Tab above to download and fill out an application today.

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Kenneth C. "Ken" Ramos

Before/During High School: Ramos played for seven seasons (1973-79) as a pitcher/outfielder in the Old Timers league and one season of Babe Ruth baseball (1980)...Ken played three years of B Legion ball from 1981-83 and two seasons (1984-85) with the Pueblo Elks while attending Pueblo East H.S.
                    
High School: Attended Pueblo East H.S., graduating in 1985...Played four seasons for the Eagles from 1981-85.

Individual Honors - High School (Baseball):
    Hit .431 senior year.
    First-Team South Central League
    Helped lead Pueblo Elks to the Andenucio Tournament Title in 1984 - Last Pueblo team to accomplish this feat.        

College: Started his collegiate baseball career at Otero Junior College (OJC) where he played for one year(1985) before transferring the University of Nebraska University and playing on the Cornhuskers baseball team for three years beginning in 1986 until he graduated in 1989... During the summer months while in college, Ramos played for two years (1986-87) with the Pueblo Collegians and one season (1988) with the Wichita Broncos.

Individual Honors - College - OJC (Baseball):
    Hit .484 in 1986. (2nd in the Nation)
    Led team in batting average, hits, home runs (17), doubles and only struck out twice all season.
    
Individual Honors - College - Nebraska (Baseball):
    Led N.U. 1987-1989 in batting average:  .393 - 1987;  .372 - 1988; .356 - 1989.  
    Left Nebraska University with the highest career average in School History .370
    Tied for Second - triples, and most runs scored,
    Third most runs scored, most stolen bases, Hits and Walks
    Led the Nation in 1988 in runs scored - 100

Professional baseball: Played 10 years professionally, six at the AAA level winning two championships...Played numerous games against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox...Ken was part of the following professional baseball organizations:
    1989-94    Cleveland Indians, Organization
                       Signed contract with Cleveland Indians in 1989.
                       Won two minor league batting titles in Cleveland system hitting .345 in 1990 and .339 in 1992.)
                       Named Cleveland’s minor league player of the year in 1992 ahead of Manny Ramirez and Jim Thome.
                       Earned a spot on Cleveland’s 40 man roster after 1992 season.
    1994         Chicago White Sox, Organization (10 days)
    1994-98   Houston Astros, Organization
                       Reached childhood dream of getting to the major leagues in 1997 with the Houston Astros playing against the
                       Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
    1998          Minnesota Twins, Organization (6 weeks)
    1999          Montreal Expos, Organization (1 month)
                       - Retired in 1999 after spring training invite with Montreal Expos..
                       - Recorded a professional career batting average of .307.
                                                    
Coaching Background: Ken used his baseball knowledge from playing to serve as the head coach of Pueblo Central H.S., for four years (2000-2003)... During his tenure as the Wildcats coach, Ramos posted a record of 76 wins against 21 losses, won four district championships and made the final four of the state baseball tournament twice and final six once.

Personal: Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Lisa Ramos

 

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