Year Inducted: 1992
Nominated By: Robert D. Pechek
Sports Competed In: Softball
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete
Attended Pleasant View H.S., graduating in 1941...Four-year letter winner playing catcher on the Lions baseball team (1938-41) .
Named All-Conference in 1941 and helped Pleasant View to three team championships.
● Played catcher on the Pueblo VFW, Post 61 softball team for seven years (1946-53).
● The team traveled and played more than 100 games per year.
● Tried out for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1949.
● Named an All American four consecutive years by the American Softball Association (1949-52).
● Helped the Pueblo VFW, Post 61 softball team to three consecutive National Championships (1949-51).
● Named back-to-back "Most Valuable Player" at the National Tournament (1951-52).
Retired after 40 years at the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad.
Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Alene.