Ron Bowen

Ron BowenRon Bowen

Ron Bowen
School: Franklin Graduation Year: 1944

Year Inducted: 2007

Sports Played: Basketball, Baseball

High School Honors: Four-year Basketball letter winner; played on 1942-43 Team that was PIL Champion (16-0); two-time First Team All-PIL. Four-year Baseball letter winner; member of undefeated 1942 PIL Champion; played first base and was two-time First Team All-PIL.

Post High School Career: Signed professional baseball contract with New York Yankees; roomed with Mickey Mantle in spring training; played for Portland Beavers in 1957. Retired as 20-year captain with Milwaukie Fire Department.

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