Year Inducted: 1996
Nominated By: Denton Stilson
Sports Competed In: Baseball
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete, Coach

Joe Andenucio

High School:
Attended Pueblo South (1970)...Three-year (1968-70) lettermen on both the Colts football team (at center) and catcher on the baseball team.

College:
Went to Lamar Junior College for two years (1971-72) where he was a catcher on the baseball team before transferring to Adams State College to catch on the Indians baseball team his final two years (1973-74) of college eligibility.

Achievements:
Semi-Pro Baseball:
● Spent 10 season as a catcher for Pueblo's Semi-Pro baseball team (1974-84).
Coaching:
● Four-time League Baseball Champions - Pueblo County H.S.(1980, 1984, 1990, 1995).
● Named the Southern Colorado Coach of the Year (1980), South-Central Coach of the Year (1984) and Runyon Field Coach of the Year (1984).
● Was selected as a nominee for the U.S. Amateur Baseball Coach of the Year (1987).
● Honoree Inducted to the 1991 Colorado Collegiate Umpire Association.
● Presented the 20-year Award recognition as a memeber of the Colorado High School Activities Association (1995).
● Served as a member of the Runyon Field Board of Directors since 1982.
● Tournament Director of the Tony Andenucio Memorial Baseball Tournament since 1977.

Coaching Career:
● Served two seasons (1976-77) a JV Coach on the football at Pueblo County High School (PCHS).
● Was the Hornet's Assistant Gymnastic coach four years (1978-81).
● Also worked on the bench as an assistant basketball coach at PCHS for three years (1988-90).
● Managed the JV baseball team for four seasons (1975-78) before taking over the head coaching job of the varsity squad for the next 17 years (1979-96).
● Took over as the Head Coach for Baseball Summer Legion team composed of 16/18 year-old for 17 years (1973-90).
● Served as the Hornets Assistant Golf since 1989.

Personal:
Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Carrie.


GPSA "A" By The Numbers

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

 1

Attended Pleasant View H.S.
Anthony "Tony" Andenucio (1990*p)

Atended Pueblo Catholic H.S.
James Howard Abell (1976*p)

Attended Pueblo South H.S.
Joseph Andenucio (1996)

Baseball
Joseph Andenucio (1996)

Boxing
George D. Amaya (1991*)

Coach
Dr. Kay Aguliar (1999)

Recreation Director
John Arellano (1980*)

 

2
Athlete/Coach
Joseph Andenucio (1996)
Louis "Lou" Amaya (1991*)
Awarded Posthumously
Anthony "Tony" Andenucio (1990*p)
James Howard Abell (1976*p)

Contributors
John Arellano (1980*)
James Howard Abell (1976*p)

Softball
Anthony "Tony" Andenucio (1990*p)
Patricia "Pat" Allsup (1985*)

Tennis
Dr. Kay Aguliar (1999)
James Howard Abell (1976*p)

Track
Dr. Eugene"Gene" Albo (2005)
Gordon Allott (1974*)

3
Athlete
George D. Amaya (1991*)
Anthony "Tony" Andenucio (1990*p)
Gordon Allott (1974*)

Attended Pueblo Central H.S.
Dino Louis Aragon (2019)
Jeff Arnold (2005*)
Gordon Allott (1974*)

Basketball
Dr. Eugene"Gene" Albo (2005)
George D. Amaya (1991*)
Louis "Lou" Amaya (1978*)

Wrestling
Dino Louis Aragon (2019)
Gary P. Adamson (2009)
Jeff Arnold (2005*)

 

4
Football
Gary P. Adamson (2009)
George D. Amaya (1991*)
Robert J. "Bobby" Armijo (1983)
Louis "Lou" Amaya (1978*)

 

 

 

6
Athlete/Coach/Contributor
Dino Louis Aragon (2019)
Gary P. Adamson (2009)
Dr. Eugene"Gene" Albo (2005)
Jeff Arnold (2005*)
Patricia "Pat" Allsup (1985*)
Robert J. "Bobby" Armijo (1983)

Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S.
Gary P. Adamson (2009)
Dr. Eugene"Gene" Albo (2005)
George D. Amaya (1991*)
Louis "Lou" Amaya (1991*)
Patricia "Pat" Allsup (1985*)
Robert J. "Bobby" Armijo (1983)

 

8
Honorees Deceased
Jeff Arnold (2005*)
George D. Amaya (1991*)
Anthony "Tony" Andenucio (1990*p)
Patricia "Pat" Allsup (1985*)
John Arellano (1980*)
Louis "Lou" Amaya (1978*)
James Howard Abell (1976*p)
Gordon Allott (1974*)

 

14
Honorees in "A" Section

Remembering Our Fallen GPSA Inductees

The Greater Pueblo Sports Association (GPSA) has announced a list of honorees that have passed since the 2022 induction ceremony on Nov. 16.

 

Dennis TrujilloDennis Trujillo
11/28/2022
Class of 2007