Thomas J. “Tommy” Carrillo
Raul Real y Vasquez
» Welcome to the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame: a 501(c)(3) “Non-Profit Tax Exempt Public Charity”
Bufe C. Morrison championed the idea of the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame in 1988. The stated purpose of the organization is “to honor individuals for outstanding performance over a substantial period of time in the sport of baseball in the El Paso Area. A reward for dedication, service or playing ability.”
The mission of the organization is found in its commitment to honoring and fostering a love for the game of baseball and the people who make it great in El Paso.
Bufe C. Morrison served as the first President with Victor Fayant serving as Vice President and Leo Forti as Secretary.
Inaugural Board Members Ray Sanchez, Joe Divis, Mike Barrueta and Bufe C. Morrison continue their service to our organization.
Andy Cohen is designated as the first person to be inducted. The “Original Class” of inductees also included Syd Cohen, Joe C. Hague, William C. “Nemo” Herrera, Jim Paul, Leo Forti, Gonzalo “Chalo” Garcia, Alberto “Beto” Mendez, Jim Ochoa and Bob Ingram.
Robert “Bob” Osborne served as President in 2010 and 2011
Larry Hernandez served as President in 2012 and 2013
Fernado Grado served as President in 2014
Tommy Carrillo serves as President beginning January 1, 2015
» “Around the Horn”: HOF Banquet Sold Out; Celebration Nears for Class of 2016
MEMBER UPDATE: (Send us your events, your birthdays, anniversaries, your honors, your updates so we can share with our Hall of Famers) – – hit the “Contact” link
“From a Silver Past to a Golden Future – – We honor Excellence”
A special “thank you” to El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Past President and Class of 1990 Honoree Coach Bob Osborne for our slogan. Posted May 7, 2012
This past week we received 4,862 views to our web site for the week ending Sunday July 24, 2016. Last week we had 4,436 views on our web site for the week ending Sunday July 17. We set a new web site record with 11,318 hits for the period ending Sunday January 24, 2016. Our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame web site was launched in August of 2010. Our web site reached 600,000 views on Sunday June 12, 2016 again approximately 3 and 1/2 months after reaching 500,000. Our web site reached 500,000 views on Saturday February 27, 2016 just 3 and 1/2 months after hitting 400,000. Our web site reached 400,000 views on Thursday November 12, 2015 just 9 months after reaching the 300,000 mark. “Thank You” to our Web Master Josh Rodgers for uploading our latest pictures and all photos onto our web site on a continuous basis since the inception in August 2010 of its launch. Updated July 24, 2016
The 2016 El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Banquet has been Sold Out, Thank You. Updated July 20, 2016
The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors will have it final 2016 Board of Directors Meeting at 5:30 PM Wednesday September 14 at the Wyndham Hotel. Updated July 15, 2016
The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors voted to honor our Founder and Inaugural President Bufe C. Morrison by naming the annual El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame “Senior Player of the Year Award” as a tribute to his contributions and ongoing support. Posted May 6, 2015
Effective Dec. 2, 2013, The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame has been granted exempt status from the Texas franchise tax and the sales and use tax as 501(c)(3) organization. The exemption does not extend to the hotel occupancy tax. Posted July 1, 2014
The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame received notice from the Internal Revenue Service that our application has been reviewed and accepted and is now registered as a 501(c)(3) “Non-Profit Tax Exempt Public Charity” in accordance with its Tax Code. All donations to our organization are tax deductible as designated by the IRS tax laws. A special “thank you” to our legal counsel Alan Gluth and our CPA Kirk Patterson for their guidance in our application and its process. Posted June 10, 2014
The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame was proud to partner with Warner Brothers for a preview screening of the movie “42” about the legendary Jackie Robinson on Wednesday April 10. The City of El Paso declared Wednesday April 10 as “Jackie Robinson 42 Day”. The event completely sold out of all available seats. Posted April 10, 2013
The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame wants to continue to include You in our communication. We ask that all of our Hall of Fame inductees send us your name, phone number and email address so that we may update our records. Thank you in advance. Any verifiable additions to “Inductee” bios are also welcome.
Please hit the “Contact” link at the top of our “Home Page” to send us your information or questions
» 2016 Banquet Post: Join Our Celebration; Banquet Sold Out
The 2016 El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Banquet has sold out all its available tickets, Thank You! site
El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Hall of Fame events currently scheduled include:
Tuesday July 26, 2016: City of El Paso honors our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame with a Proclamation and a City Council designation with an introduction of our Class of 2016 Honorees
Wednesday August 3, 2016: “Meet and Greet” for the Class of 2016 Inductees and Honorees hosted at the Radisson Hotel
Thursday August 4, 2016: Game Day Event and recognition at Southwest University Ballpark watching a El Paso Chihuahuas Triple AAA Game in a reserved special seating section for our Hall of Fame Members, Inductees, Honorees and their Families
Friday August 5, 2016: Our Third Annual El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Golf Tournament will take place at Painted Dunes Golf Course. Players for the Scramble Event and those wishing to help with donations are still welcome. Contact an El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Member for more information
Saturday August 6, 2016: El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will take place at the Radisson Hotel by the Airport. All Tickets to the event have been Sold, Thank You!
Special Room Rates have been arranged with the Radisson Hotel, call (915)539-3699 Tommy Carrillo to get details.
Celebrate and Join our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Inductees:
Celebrate and Cheer our 2016 Honorees:
Nemo Herrera High School Coaches of the Year:
Jesse Munoz Americas High School
Angel Torres Faith Christian High School
Joe Hague High School Players of the Year:
Ivan Ulloa Eastlake High School
Pablo Gonzalez Faith Christian High School
Jacob Cubillos Americas High School
Syd and Andy Cohen Collegiate Players of the Year:
Joseph Camacho Alabama State University
Eder Erives Arizona State University
Youth Coach of the Year:
Bufe Morrison Player of the Year:
» Post Game: Pro/College/HS Roll Call Honors
The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame showcases High School, College and our local baseball heroes in this dedicated space. High School players send us your future college plans and signings.
College players, we want your stats. El Paso players in the professional ranks send us updates on your progress.
We want this to be your place to highlight El Paso Baseball and our community but we need your help. Send your news to EPHOF99@AOL.com
Congratulations to 5A All State Selections: Eastlake High School Arturo Sanchez and Ivan Ulloa and Riverside High School Aaron Samaniego
Congratulations to 6A All State Selections: Montwood High School Andrew Perez and Coronado High School Dominic Grissom
Congratulations to Americas High School and Texas Tech University Orlando Garcia the starting shortstop for the Red Raiders who competed in the 2016 NCAA College World Series
Congratulations to Joe Galindo New Mexico State and Montwood High School the 13th round pick of the San Diego Padres who became the first Ram to ever be drafted
Congratulations to Mike Bernal University of Arkansas and Hanks High School the 29th round pick of the San Francisco Giants
Congratulations to Joseph Camacho Alabama State University and Franklin High School who signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland A’s on Wednesday June 15, 2016. Camacho was earlier named as a Semi-Finalist for the 2016 Dick Howser Trophy as selected by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Joseph was a Co-Collegiate Player of the Year selection by the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015. Alabama State earned an entry into the 2016 NCAA Baseball Playoffs.
Congratulations to Arizona State University and Montwood High School Pitcher Eder Erives for being selected as a 2016 Co-Collegiate Player of the Year by the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame.
Congratulations to Arizona State University and Franklin High School Pitcher Ryan Hingst who tossed a no-hitter during the regular season for the Sun Devils.
Congratulations to Ivan Ulloa of Eastlake High School who signed a Letter of Intent to play with Navarro Junior College
Congratulations to Pablo Gonzalez of Texas Christian Athletic League State Champion Faith Christian High School who has signed a Letter of Intent to play with El Paso Community College
Congratulations to Montwood Rams Adam Duran, Carlos Quintana, Andrew Castro, Andrew Perez who have signed Letters of Intent at El Paso Community College
Congratulations to Montwood Ram Jonathan Arrieta who has signed a Letter of Intent at Howard Junior College
Congratulations to Hanks Knight Jacob Candia who signed with College of the Southwest in Hobbs NM
Congratulations to Hanks Knight Rudy Saenz who signed with William Penn University in Oskaloosa Iowa
Congratulations to Hanks Knight Angel Romero who signed with Tucson Tech in Tucson Arizona
Congratulations to Americas Trailblazer Jacob Cubillos who signed with El Paso Community College
Texas Christian Athletic League State Tournament
Faith Christian wins State Championship
Winning Pitcher: Roberto Frayre
Tournament MVP: Pablo Gonzalez
All Tournament Team: Daniel Irigoyen
Faith Christian finishes with a 26-2 record
6A District Champions Americas Trailblazers
Americas finishes its season with a school record for wins at 28-7
Playoff Teams: Coronado T-Birds, Montwood Rams and Eastwood Troopers
5A District Champions
1-5A Jefferson Silver Foxes
2-5A Eastlake Falcons
Playoff Teams: Riverside Rangers, Bowie Bears, Canutillo Eagles, Horizon Scorpions, El Paso Tigers, Hanks Knights
» “Touch ’em All” – – Our “Sensational 7 Roll Call” Began 7/7
Hit the “Hall of Fame Inductees” Home Plate on the top left side of our Home Page to view our 1988 through 2014 Hall of Fame classes
On January 1, 2016 our scrolling marquee began presentation of our “Class Roll Call” – – we present each class in sequence with its corresponding date of the month
On January 28, our “Roll Call” of annual classes will be complete as we present our twenty eighth and current 2015 Class of Inductees
We will conclude January with a “Roll Call” for all the 2015 Golf Tournament and Banquet Program Sponsors and Donors who generously supported our mission and helped make the event a “Grand Slam” and a listing of our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Past Presidents
On February 1, we began a presentation of our Inductees in alphabetical order by their first names each day of the month
On February 26, we concluded our Hall of Fame “Alphabet” roll call
On February 27, we began our Board of Directors Alphabet Roll Call
On March 2, we concluded our Board of Directors Alphabet Roll Call
On March 3, the third day of the third month of the year, we began our “Terrific 3 Roll Call” featuring 3 members at a time on our scrolling marquee
On April 4, the fourth day of the fourth month of the year, we began our “Fab 4 Roll Call” featuring 4 members at a time on our scrolling marquee
On May 5, the fifth day of the fifth month of the year, we began our “Fantastic 5 Roll Call” featuring 5 members at a time on our scrolling marquee
On June 6, the sixth day of the sixth month of the year, we began our “Super 6 Roll Call” featuring 6 members at a time on our scrolling marquee
On July 7, the seventh day of the seventh month of the year, we began our “Sensational 7 Roll Call” featuring 7 members at a time on our scrolling marquee
On August 8, the eighth day of the eighth month of the year, we begin our “Exceptional 8 Roll Call” featuring 8 members at a time on our scrolling marquee
On September 9, the ninth day of the ninth month of the year, we begin our “Nifty 9 Roll Call” featuring 9 members at a time on our scrolling marquee
On October 10, the tenth day of the tenth month of the year, we begin our “Top 10 Roll Call” featuring 10 members at a time on our scrolling marquee
On November 11, the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the year, we begin our “Elite 11 Roll Call” featuring 11 members at a time on our marquee
On December 12, the twelfth day of the twelfth month of the year, we begin our “Diamond Dozen Roll Call” featuring 12 members at a time on our marquee
We have musical selections for our Home Page, Hall of Fame Inductees and Induction Banquet links
Hall of Fame Members:
Please note the intent of our web site is to be a fluid and evolving resource. Many of you were inducted before your “baseball journey” was concluded. If you would like to update your narrative please hit the “Contact” link above and send us an email. We will get in touch with You and gladly update your narratives.