2015

Inductees

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Chris Gaede

PLAYER

Pos: SS
Years: 1973-2013
Teams: Holy Name Society, Transcon Bldrs., Normandy Tavern
7 National Tournaments
Selected All City First Team 1976
10 Year League All Star 1974-1984, Numerous All Tournament Selections


One Word - “Smooth”

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Mark Miklos

PLAYER

Pos: Pitcher, Catcher, 1B, DH
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Years: 1980-2014
Teams: Locherie, Sheet Metal Tech, OSI, Barille Electric, CBC Construction
20+ National Tournaments
6 Time All National Team
4 Time All World
2 Time News Herald Sweet 16 MVP
Numerous MVP and League Tournament & MVP Selections


“Struck Terror In The Box”

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Patti (Ritley) Karlyn

PLAYER

Pos: Infield
Years: 1973-2002
Teams: Hillcrest Tavern, Sly Fox, Bide-A-Wee, Emanon, Holiday Lounge
10 National Tournaments
1983 National Champion Bide-A-Wee
4 Time All Tournament Nationals
12 Time League All Star, 1975 League MVP


“A World Class Player”

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Rudy Stastny

PLAYER

Pos: Outfield
Years: 1973-1987
Teams: Ed Pike, Starcom, Erieside Electric, OSI
5 National Tournaments
2 Time All City
Cleveland Stroh’s All Tournament 1981, 5 tool player, 2001 News Herald Top 11 Players


“Team Player, could do it all”

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Frank Pines & Brian Weisman

BACKER

Backer
Years: 1994-Present
Leagues: Mayfield Hts, Mayfield Village, Cleveland Hts., Willoughby, Euclid
Teams: Scalper’s Bar & Grille
5+ National Tournaments
Numerous League & Tournament Championships
ISA State Champion 2007


“In it for the Love of the Game”
 

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Ron Thigpen

MANAGER

Manager
Years: 1980-Present
Leagues: Bedford Heights, Maple Heights
Teams: GTE, Hucklebee Construction, Barille Electirc, KMB Electric, AMR
4 National Tournaments
BSA National Champion 2011 & 2012
National Champion – AMR 2008-2014
Numerous League and Tournament Championships


“A Proven Winner”

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Liz (Nagy) Lamos

PLAYER

Pos: SS & 3B
Years: 1975-2002
Teams: Sheet Metal Tch, Gary’s Creative Jewelry, Progressive Ins, Creative Design, Pepco
15 National Tournaments
3 Time World Champion
2 Time World Tournament MVP
Numerous All Tournament & MVP Selections


“Last at bat, game on the line, you wanted Liz at the plate”

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Nick Frizell

PLAYER

Pos: 1B, 3B, DH
Years: 1981-2019
Teams: OSI, First Mchts, Barille Electric, Habian, Talikka
20+ National Tournaments
News Herald Sweet 16 Champion
Cleveland Metro Champion
State Champion
All Tournament Team, HR Derby Champion, Player of the year selection on multiple teams


“Long Ball Personified”

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Rick Arcaro

PLAYER

Pos: Catcher, RF, & DH
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Years: 1985-2006
Teams: OSI, Doc Floyd’s
18+ National Tournaments
6 Time ASA City Championship All City
12 Time Tournament MVP
8 Time All World Team


“Came Through in The Clutch”

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Dave Nager

BACKER

Backer
Years: 1990-Present
Leagues: Mayfield Village, Willoughby, Euclid, Akron, Cleveland Hts.
Teams: Dave Nager Attorney, Nager Law
30+ National Tournaments
5 Time National Champion
Numerous Regional & State Championships


“Generous Backer, Lent His Hand to so Many”

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Bobby Miller

MANAGER

Manager
Years: 1992-2002
Leagues: Mentor, Willoughby
Teams: Key W. Kools, Team Talikka, Four Star Machine, Commonwealth/SMT, SMT/WLBY. Brewing
4 National Tournaments
2 Metro Cleveland Championships
12 Tournament Championships
4 Top 10 World Tournaments
2000 National Champion – Talikka


“His Passion for the Game - Endless”

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Lloyd Shelton

UMPIRE

Umpire
Years: 1990-Present
3+ National Tournaments
2010 ASA Man in Blue Award – Umpire of the Year
USFTL Hall of Fame Member
20+ Years as Player before Umpire


“Always let you have your say”