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James Samuel Mastrini

Jim MastriniJim MastriniHigh School: Attended Pueblo Centennial High School from 1955-58...James earned three letters each playing both football (lineman, linebacker) and baseball (pitcher) for the Bulldogs.

Achievements (High School):
Football (Lineman/Linebacker):
- All Conference - Defensive Lineman (two years)
- All-State Second Team (two years)
- All-State Defense Team (one year)
- 1958 Centennial/Central Bell Game (21 unassisted tackles; team record 9-3)
- 1958 Centennial/Salida 32-yard field goal
- University of Wyoming football scholarship offer
- Colorado State University football scholarship offer

Baseball (Pitcher/Outfielder):
- Three-year pitching record 12-4 (ERA 3.80)
- As a pitcher, Mastrini defeated Central 1957 and 1958 (first time accomplished in ten years prior)
- South-Central Batting Title 1958 (Coach Earl Hobbs)
- Kansas City Baseball (Ban Johnson League Offer)

Honors:
- Member of the Centennial Hall of Fame
- Named MVP State Softball Tourney 1972
- Ranked #1 Agent with Prudential Financial Services Southwestern Office Region V
- Awarded President of Prudential Roundtable Region V
- Awarded numerous Presidential Citations with Prudential Financial

Contributions:
- Runyon Field Board Member (15 years) and currently serving
- Blende Mesa Water District (34 years) and current President
- Past Member of St. Joseph Parish Council (eight years)
- Past Member Centennial Construction Committee (two years)
- Co-President and President of North Mesa School (1974)
- Past Member of the Advisory Board of Pueblo Junior College (1979)
- Member of Knights of Columbus (43 years)
- Member of Fraternal Order of Eagles
- Sons of Italy Charter Member

Personal Affiliations:
- Special Olympic Assistant
- Past member Centennial Museum Construction Committee/Fundraising (2 years)
- Past member of Sacred Heart Orphanage

Personal: James has lived in Pueblo for 79 years and is married to his wife, Geraldine.

 

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