GPSA Locations

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

Massari Arena
Pueblo, CO 81007

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

Top Panel
Monday, 15 August 2022

GPSA Meetings

Below are the TENTATIVE meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2022 calendar year. All meeting are held on the third Monday of the month in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

Jan. 17 Feb. 21 Mar. 21 Apr. 18
May 16 Aug. 22 Sept. 19 Oct. 17


Banquet Date/Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  The 2022 Banquet is tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. Go to the Application tab above to download and fill out an application today.

If you have any questions about the application, please contact Jerry Sisneros, President of the GPSA. His email address is

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Fred A. "Coogan" Pechek

Athlete: Pechek was a shortstop on the Walter's Brewery baseball teams in the 1930s and 40s..."Coogan" received a Certificate of Merit stating that he was selected on the Colorado All-State Semi-Pro Baseball Team dated 1937...He also played softball (shortstop) for the CF&I Finishing Dept and was a member of the 1936 State Softball Champions.  
Achievements: Fred was the President of the MMBA (Minnequa Mutual Benefit Association) and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1960.

Occupation: Pechek worked in the CF&I for 44 years before Retiring in 1969.

Personal: Lived in Pueblo with his wife, “Millie” Mildred..."Coogan" had 11 Brothers all with nick names except Robert who was called Bobby...Fred passed away on November 6, 2002 at age 96.


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