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School: Jefferson Graduation Year: 1996

Year Inducted: 2015

Sports Played: Football, Baseball

High School Honors: 2-year Football letterman, 1st team All-PIL, senior running back; Shrine team All-Star. 3-year Baseball letterman, 1st team All-PIL, outfielder in junior and senior seasons.

Post High School Career: 3rd Round draft pick, 4 seasons of Class A in Detroit Tiger organization; one season of minor league ball in Toronto Blue Jay system. Career in the US Postal Service.


I would like to thank my family who is proud of me and always encouraged me in sports. When I was little my grandmother and I always watched the Major League Baseball Playoffs and World Series. I thank God she was able to see me sign a Baseball contract. I want to thank all my coaches who saw something in me, and pushed me to be the best I could be. Playing sports has taught me to be humble, persevere, and be a team player. I am very grateful to be inducted into the PIL Hall Of Fame.

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