EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

EPBBHOF 2018-19-2021

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CARLOS LICON

Inducted in 2018 Winning Pitcher throwing a 1 hitter in Mexico National Championship Game as an 8 year old Most Valuable Player on Mexico National Championship winning team as a 9 year old 4 Year Varsity Shortstop for Ysleta High School with a batting average over .500 all 4 years Earned multiple All City and All District honors starting his Freshman year Big West Conference Freshman “Rookie of the Year” for New Mexico State University with a .321 BA Hit over .300 Sophomore and Junior years earning All Big West Conference honors as an infielder Top hitter in Division 1 Baseball for the New Mexico State Aggies finishing # 34 in the Nation with a .410 BA as a Senior Earned Big West Player of the Week versus then ranked # 1 Cal State Fullerton leading the Aggies to 2 wins in 3 games going 8 for 12 under Head Coach Elliot Avent Humble, quiet demeanor and high level of accomplishment earned him selection as the overall athlete “Male Athlete of the Year” at New Mexico State as a Senior Finished his New Mexico State career with a Top 10 finish in Game Starts, At Bats, Hits, Batting Average and Total Bases Started Coaching High School Baseball in 2006 at Hanks, then Eastwood and currently assisting at Riverside High School He has been Blessed to have the unwavering support of his entire Family including his 2 daughters Crystal and Salma

Area: Eastside / Eastwood

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GEORGE ARRIETA

Inducted in 2018 Received the FBI Medal of Valor in Washington D.C. Received the Texas DPS Directors Award Received the Dallas Sheriff Department Medal of Valor and Life Saving Award All Star player in Boys Baseball League playing for Cooley School under Coach John Woo All District Player for Jefferson High School (1975-1979) playing for El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Coach Al Silva All Star player in the Lower Valley League with San Elizario and Fabens Accepted full scholarship to play at Ranger Jr. College playing for Texas Hall of Fame Coach Jack Allen Winning pitcher in 1978 NJCAA National Championship Game Finished 1978 with a 10-1 record and 2.25 ERA Represented by a trusted friend and mentor El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Andy Cohen and signed a professional baseball contract with the Texas Rangers Assigned to the Sarasota Rangers of the Gulf Coast League and had a 5-0 pitching record with a 2.00 ERA Signed a professional contract to play 1st and 3rd Base for the Triple A Mexican League Juarez Indios in 1981 Played in the Dallas Amateur Baseball Association with the Dallas DalRich Rebels (1982-1992) Member of the 1988 Texas State Championship AABC Stan Musial squad Played for the Dallas Dodgers (1992-1995) earning All Star and MVP honors Coached the Sunnyvale Indians a Select Baseball team in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area (1995-2002) Vice President of the Mesquite Baseball League (1997-2001) He has enjoyed the unconditional love and support from his wife Maria Elena; daughters Angela and Annabelle; Son Anthony; Grandchildren Ysabelle, Maximo, Giselle, Lucca and Olivia (due December 2018); Mother Delia; Father Alejo; Sisters Rosalie, Emily, Amy, Yvonne and Yvette and Brothers Joe, Arnold, Danny

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Dr. DWAYNE ABOUD

nducted in 2018 First Medical Doctor to be inducted into the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Relentless in his support of youth baseball in El Paso for over 40 years Coached youth baseball every year while in high school and college Coached Mantle Baseball level in NY during his MD residency For the past 20 years he has sponsored, managed, coached and financed Select Baseball Teams from El Paso competing throughout Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado Won prestigious Dallas State Tournament with team coached by Rick Miller and El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Larry Vucan Chosen to participate in Major League Scouting Bureau Scout School Only non-MLB baseball staffer in his Class to graduate from MLB’s 15 day Scout School in Arizona Scouted for the Minnesota Twins for 5 years Current Certified MLB Scout for the Miami Marlins Founded El Paso Border Youth Athletic Association Initiated BASE PLAY with Clint Independent School District with a mission to promote the game of baseball for boys and girls providing equipment, t-shirts, pants, gloves, shoes, umpire and coaching stipends and training Participants must have teachers report they are earning passing grades every three weeks They are bussed home from practice, receive hot meals, academic awards and tournament trophies Roberto Clemente Foundation has provided a Grant for this outstanding program Major League Baseball has incorporated BASE PLAY into their RBI program HBO spent 3 weeks producing a documentary to air in 2018 Fabens, Canutillo and Gasden school districts are pursuing opportunities with the BASE PLAY program based on current results in Clint Honored by Project Amistad as their 2018 Person of the Year for his endeavors in youth baseball

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BRYAN TAMBONE

Inducted in 2018 First Andress High School Baseball Player to be inducted into the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame 4 year Varsity Lettermen for Andress High School Eagles 1989-1992 All City 2nd Team as a Freshman with .395 BA, 5 HR, 20 RBI, 3-1 Pitching Record with 2.70 ERA All City 1st Team as a Sophomore with .467 BA, 6 HR, 30 RBI, 7-3 Pitching Record with 2.65 ERA All City MVP as a Junior with .450 BA, 14 HR, 35 RBI, 7-1 Pitching Record with 1.98 ERA Chosen High School Baseball Player of the Year by the El Paso Times and All City Co-MVP his Senior year with .400 BA, 11 HR, 32 RBI, 10-2 Pitching Record with 2.39 ERA Chosen to North and South Texas All Star Game in the Houston Astrodome where he pitched a scoreless 9th Inning Selected to Chevron Showcase Classic All Star Game Texas State Runner-Up in Little League 18U Division falling one game shy of the Little League World Series in Florida for 18U 2 Time all WJCAC 3rd Baseman for New Mexico Junior College with .392 BA, 15 HR, 51 RBI, Pitching Record of 6-1 with 3.25 ERA Played Junior Year at University of Texas at Arlington with .300 BA, 7 HR, Pitching Record 2-1 with 3.26 ERA Played for Oklahoma City University his Senior year with .310 BA, 6 HR before getting injured going into Regionals and ending his baseball career Coaches Youth baseball for past 10 years Founded Brayden’s Buddy Non-Profit organization with his wife Claudia whose mission is to donate AED’s (Automated External Defibrillators) and CPR train teachers and staff members to spread awareness of sudden cardiac death – 55 AED’s have been donated to schools to date

Area: Eastside / Eastwood

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LARRY VUCAN

Inducted in 2018 First El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree to be Inducted in the Year that a Coach led a team to a Texas High School State Baseball Championship Coached Southlake Carroll to 2018 Texas High School 6A State Baseball Championship winning their final 14 games including going undefeated in all 11 Post Season Playoff games in his second year as Head Coach at Southlake Carroll High School and finishing with a 35-6 record and becoming the first Dragon Baseball team to reach the State Tournament Final 4 in consecutive years in school history Coached Southlake Carroll to 2017 Texas High School 6A State Semi-Finals in first year as Head Coach at Southlake Carroll High School Coached at Franklin High School (El Paso) leading the Cougars to multiple Texas High School State Playoff Appearances Assistant Coach for Rick Miller at Bel Air High School Played professionally in Italian Baseball League in Trieste Italy Coached in Italian Baseball League Managed in Italian Baseball League Played Collegiately at New Mexico Highlands University Played for El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honorees Coach Ray Saenz and Coach John Cazares at Eastwood High School earning All District honors Teammate of fellow El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honorees Butch Henry and Frank Castillo at Eastwood High School Introduced to baseball and developed his first passion for the game working El Paso Diablos games for El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Paul Strelzin Began El Paso baseball playing career in Hirby Baseball Program coached by El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Coach Larry Hernandez Blessed to have his most visible, most vocal and most unconditional support from his Wife Christina and Son Jordan

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ALBERT MONTES

Inducted in 2019 1997 District MVP and El Paso High School Player of the Year for Socorro High School with a .463 BA, 6 HR, 20 RBI and 6-1 pitching record with a 1.46 ERA Selected to play in Area Code Games with the Arizona Diamondbacks 1998 El Paso High School MVP and First Team All State with a 13-2 record, 1.68 ERA and 173 K’s Drafted by the Texas Rangers Signed with Grayson JC who he pitched to 2 consecutive National Championships earning Most Valuable Pitcher both years Signed with the University of Texas and posted 7-5 record with a 2.67 ERA, 95 K’s, only 9 BB and 2 saves Signed with the San Francisco Giants Won a championship in Short Season “A” ball with Salem Keizer Played in Arizona Fall League Earned ROLAIDS Relief Pitcher in back-to-back months in the Eastern League with the Norwich Navigators Pitched for the El Paso Diablos in 2009 under fellow El Paso Baseball Hall of Famer Butch Henry Finished his career in Mexico for Liga Norte and Sonora with Algodoneros de San Luis and Freserso de San Quintin

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ARMANDO FEMATH

Inducted in 2019 Active in Baseball for 46 years from Little League in 1968 through high school, college, Semi-Pro and Old Timers Leagues 1976 All District shortstop for Ysleta High School with .371 BA 1977 All City and All District shortstop with .362 BA Earned baseball scholarship to Hill JC where he earned a spot as a starting pitcher both years Earned baseball scholarship to NAIA college power Dallas Baptist College where he earned a spot as a Closer and spot starter In 1981, he combined as the closer to a no-hitter in a 1-0 shutout of Rice Played in Juarez after college an was a member of 6 league championship team and 8 All Star selections Played in Lower Valley Semi-Pro league as a Player/Coach winning 3 League Championships under his leadership for 3 years with MVP selection and 2X Manager of the Year honors Finished his career in the Lower Valley Old Timers League in 2013 Image Description: A man is posed in a ¾ view in the center of this black and white photograph. There is a curtain in the background. The man is wearing a baseball cap with a “D” on it and has short hair. He is looking straightforward. He is wearing a baseball uniform and has a baseball mitt on his left hand.

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MATTHEW BANALES

Inducted in 2019 Started umpiring in 1998 Selected Most Outstanding Umpire at 2002 Southern Umpires Camp in Atlanta GA Selected to umpire Texas High School Baseball State Final 4 Game Selected by peers to represent El Paso twice as representative for Texas High School Final 4 UIL State Tournament Consistent selection for High School Playoff games Selected to umpire numerous State and Regional youth championship games Recognized for his integrity, preparation and his on-the-field performance Wife Maria, children: Joshua, Noah, Peter, Abigail and Alyssa Parents: Eva and Margarito Banales Jr. Brother Margarito III, sisters Monica, Sandra, Sara First Son/Father Umpire Duo inducted into the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame joining his Dad Class of 2005 Honoree and Past President Margarito Banales Jr.

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MIKE COX

Inducted in 2019 .400 Batting Average with 7-1 pitching record and 1.19 ERA his junior year at Riverside High School earning All-District and All City honors His senior year he led Riverside High School to its first District championship with a .535 BA, 5-2 pitching record and 1.83 ERA earning All District and All City honors Played collegiately at Hill Junior College with a .362 BA and 4-2 pitching record His sophomore year he had a .382 BA with a 6-2 pitching record Played at Hardin Simmons University where he was the winning pitcher in a 9-inning game against UTEP

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Mike was such a great hitter -- power and avg. Deserving!

ARTURO BRAVO

Inducted in 2019 3X All City and All District second baseman at Austin High School (1972-1974) Earned scholarship to play for Andy & Syd Cohen at UTEP 4 year starter as a second baseman Earned All-Conference and All-WAC First Team Infield Honors in 1979 Earned degree in Biology from UTEP Earned a Doctor of Dentistry degree in 1983 at the University of Southern California Joined United States Public Health Service as a Dental Officer and retired with the rank of Captain Honored by UTEP in 2010 as a distinguished UTEP Alumnus

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RICK MILLER

Elected in 2020 – Inducted in 2021 Rick Miller was given his first opportunity to coach baseball in El Paso by AABC West Texas Commissioner and El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Mike Barrueta in 1985 coaching the Burges Devils to the West Texas Championship His success led to the opportunity to become the Assistant Baseball Coach at Hanks High School under El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree and Head Coach Mike Williams The Knights were Bi-District Champions twice, and Miller’s JV teams went 64-22 during those 4 years In 1989, Miller became the Head Baseball Coach at El Paso High School, where he led the program to improved records in each season during his 3-year tenure From 1992-2003, Miller served as Head Baseball Coach at Bel Air High School In 11 years, the Highlanders went 191-117-5 with 10 consecutive winning seasons The program won a District Championship in 2001 and Bi-District Championships in 1995, 1997, 1998, and 1999 The 2000 team was ranked 8th in the state by THSBCA Miller was selected El Paso Times Coach-of-the-Year in 1995 and 1999 As a Head Coach, Miller compiled a record of 216-159-5 From 2003-2012, Miller served as Assistant Coach at Grapevine High School As pitching coach, he developed 2 District Pitchers-of-the-Year, a District MVP, and 2 All-State pitchers In 2009, the Grapevine pitching staff had a team ERA of 1.86 and upset number 1 state ranked Coppell in the playoffs Coach Miller served on the THSCA Baseball Advisory Committee from 2007-2009 and as an Associate Scout for the Arizona Diamondbacks from 1999-2003 Miller spent 27 years as a Texas High School baseball coach He is Blessed sharing his life journey with Dianna and children Alece and Brandon

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JORGE PEREZ

Elected in 2020 – Inducted in 2021 Jorge Perez was a member of two undefeated National Championship Teams in Mexico He earned RBI Champion in 1980 and MVP and Batting Champion honors in 1982 Perez won the HR Title In the 1985 National Tournament. Jorge played three years at Cathedral HS under Coach Derek Dominguez, earning 1st Team All-State Honors in 1990 and 1991 His batting average was .607 in 1991 earning him the TCIL State Batting Crown He pitched a No-Hitter in the season opener vs Montwood (14 K’s) and struck out 17 at the State Tournament against San Antonio Central Catholic in a 5-3 victory Finished 12-3 with a 1.51 ERA and 162 K’s in 81 IP Jorge was named 1st Team All-City, Sunturians Athlete of the Month in April, received the El Paso Baseball Hall Of Fame President’s Award and Senior Showcase MVP He played two years at NMJC under Coach Ray Birmingham hitting .449 in 1992, .444 in 1993 with 9 HR’s Jorge earned 1st Team All-WJCAC honors He finished his career at NMSU under Coach Elliott Avent in 1994-1995, hitting .388 as a Senior and led the team in HR’s (11) and RBI’s (49) Named 1st Team All-Conference and Big West Conference Player of the week in March 1995. Perez played for the Mexican National Team in 1998 and 2000 He also was a member of two Juarez State Championship Teams in 1996 and 2000 In 1996, led the State in Doubles, 2nd in total hits, 3rd in RBI’s In 2000, led the State in HR’s (51) His life journey is Blessed by his wife Armida and sons Jorge and Gabriel

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FRED LOYA

Elected in 2020 – Inducted in 2021 Fred Loya is a United States Army Veteran and co-steward with his wife of 55 years Maria in sharing the family’s Blessings and charity with the El Paso baseball community The empowerment of youth and their activities is paramount to the family’s mission. Fred Loya raised his original one-man agency to become the nation’s largest independent auto agency with over 3,200 employees and over 700 offices The family agency is recognized as the largest family-owned, closely held auto insurance company in the United States He has firsthand experience that dreams that are nourished can come true. His success in one field has led him to choose to inspire on another field Local teams have received assistance in fundraising, renovating fields, providing scoreboards, sponsoring field signs for area schools and the El Paso Chihuahuas His commitment has grown to understanding and assisting the mission of all organizations who fuel the hopes and dreams of the child playing T-Ball, the youngster playing youth baseball, the high school player hoping to advance to a college opportunity and the player who continues his journey as a Professional Fred Loya’s resources recognize positive accomplishments which enhance not only the recognition of the athlete but also energize our Pride for El Paso The Loya Family believes that organized sports are a perfect complement to the outstanding education provided young students in the classrooms by our superb team of El Paso area teachers and administrators

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JOE COPPINGER JR

Elected in 2020 – Inducted in 2021 El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Brother/Brother Duo Member Joseph Coppinger is the youngest child of Mary and John Coppinger “Joe” continued the family tradition as a 4-year letterman playing first base, third base and pitching for Coronado High School earning All District recognition from 1998 to 2000 Coppinger passed up the opportunity to sign with the Boston Red Sox opting to play at Junior College power Seminole State in Oklahoma He led the squad in wins and strikeouts Joe was drafted in the 7th Round in the 2001 draft by the Baltimore Orioles and played through the 2005 season in their farm system Since 2005, Joe has been Paying it Back and Paying it Forward He has used his gift of learning from the skill set taught by his Dad, a relentless pursuit of excellence preached by his Mom and watching his sister Denice and his brothers Rocky and Paul to share his Blessings with younger baseball players His wife Cynthia and daughter Kylie are the driving spirit and soul of Joe’s continued mission to serve a life with a guiding purpose Joe has used his past experiences with the ups and downs that the game of baseball partners in every player’s journey as a starting point for where he was to where his vision is taking him His passion and focus for the game of baseball is present as a Coach and Mentor Using the power of words, Joe has made “Who are You?” the guiding force for his young players His goal is to “guide players on training and playing the game of baseball and life so they can better represent themselves, their families and their city.”

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RICK RIVAS

Elected in 2020 – Inducted in 2021 Rick Rivas has played and excelled at all levels of baseball He is a strong ambassador for the quality of baseball played in El Paso, Texas His love for the game allowed him to overcome two major injuries, one being a broken radius and ulna, the other a torn labrum Earned All Conference honors for his play at the Junior College and Division 1 Level Secured a professional baseball contract at an open tryout with the Los Angeles Dodgers Earned NJCAA Academic All-American and Big 12 All-Academic honors In 2003 he was drafted by the Colorado Rockies In 2004 he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates but opted to attend Oklahoma State University The highlight of his 2005 season at Oklahoma State was beating Texas on April 24, 2005, 3-2 in a game televised nationally by ESPN The start of his senior year at Oklahoma State ended with a torn labrum that ultimately required surgery Baseball taught him how to handle adversity, which has allowed him to become successful in his professional career He is married to Martha Rivas and they have two sons Ricardo Cruz and Joaquin Adrian.

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