Inducted in 2000
Starred in Las Cruces New Mexico American Legion play at the age of 14 in 1947
Played for El Paso High School 1950-1951
Played for Las Cruces High School in 1952 and 1953
Earned and played on baseball scholarship from Sul Ross State University 1954-1958
Played Semi-Pro with the powerful Alpine Cowboys during that same period
Named Most Valuable Player in the Alpine Invitational Tournament in 1958
Took coaching job in Jal New Mexico and led team to State Baseball Championship in 1959
In 1962 he became the Head Baseball coach at Sul Ross
He scheduled Arizona State to play his Lobos and the Sun Devils were coached by future major leaguers Bobby Winkels (major league manager), Sal Bando (3rd basemen) Rick Monday (center field) and Reggie Jackson (right field)
During his playing days, he batted against Satchel Paige and Virgil Trucks
Board Member for El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame
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