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“From a Silver Past to a Golden Future - - We Honor Excellence” . . . For Wednesday July 30, 2014 our "Sensational 7 Roll Call" continues: Class of 1993 Honoree Louis S. “Lou” Camilli the 4X All District player for Austin High School, All American at Texas A & M University before signing and playing with the Cleveland Indians; Class of 1993 Honoree Lynn Hunt the multiple All District player for Bel Air High School, hit .333 as a freshman for Texas Western, compiled a 22-10 pitching record in college while also playing the outfield, multiple All Star and MVP in Semi-Pro league play who struck out 20 batters in one game; El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors and Class of 1999 Honoree Manny Lopez the All District pitcher for El Paso Tech High School, star pitcher in the Mexican professional league and "Umpire Extraordinaire" who was selected to officiate the Texas High School State Baseball Championships 3X; Class of 2009 Honoree Manny Pacillas Jr. the "Trainer Extraordinaire" from 1963-1992 who has been inducted into 4 different Halls of Fame; Class of 1995 Honoree Manny Ponsford the multi-sport All Conference star for the University of Texas who is recognized as one of the school's greatest athletes with his induction into the Texas Longhorn Hall of Honor; Class of 1990 Honoree Manuel “Manny” Ayala who played for the Bowie High School American Legion State Championship team and he was known as the “Babe Ruth of El Paso Sandlot Baseball” and El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Brother/Brother duo member and Class of 1990 Honoree Marc Stephen Bombard the All District pitcher at Eastwood High School who later signed and began an 18 year association with the Cincinnati Reds . . . Thank you to Lisa Osborne Brock and Patricia Jacobes for their pictures of our annual Hall of Fame Banquets found by hitting the Home Plate on our Home Page . . . Thank you for your continued support!

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Fernando Grado

President

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Thomas J. “Tommy” Carrillo

Vice President

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Raul Real y Vasquez

Treasurer

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Dana Eisenga

Secretary

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Larry Hernandez

Immediate Past President

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 serves as President beginning January 1, 2014

“Around the Horn”: Harry Caray would say “Holy Cow”, new record 3,184 views for week ending July 27

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

The fifth 2014 El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors meeting will be held Wednesday August 6 at 5:30 PM @ Gradco Packaging 29 A Concord in Butterfield Business Park. This is the final meeting where Nominations for the Class of 2014 will be accepted for consideration – - Hit the “Contact” tab on our “Home Page” to get more information. Posted July 28, 2014

Our web site reached 200,000 hits in less than 4 years, “thank you”. We had a new record 3,184 views the week of July 27, 2014. Posted July 27, 2014

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 website records hit # 200,000 on 3/20/2014. Posted March 20, 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

“From a Silver Past to a Golden Future – - We honor Excellence”
A special “thank you” to Coach Bob Osborne for our slogan.

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. These updates are strictly for our use.

Please hit the “Contact” link at the top of our “Home Page” to send us your information or questions

» “In the Clubhouse” – - Our Board of Directors puts on a “show for the ages”

Our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame enjoyed a special, “sold out” 26th Anniversary Banquet. It was a night of tears and cheers. It was a night of memories past, memories future and the creation of memories present. “Thank you” to Bufe and Mary Morrison, Mike Barrueta, Coach and Dorothy Osborne, Bob and Susie Aguirre, Fernando Grado, Henry Munoz, Manny Lopez and Raul Real y Vasquez for their help in setting a “wow” banquet room that captured the hearts and minds of all our special guests. Posted October 2, 2013

“Thank you” also to Tom “Joe Fan” Ciaburri for gaining live coverage during the sportscasts by Channel 9 and Channel 7, Channel 26, Channel 48, El Diario, El Paso Inc and El Paso Times coverage for our grand evening. Our Board of Directors put on a “show for the ages” for our Honorees and our guests. Posted October 2, 2013

Our Media Director and Class of 2008 Honoree, Tom “Joe Fan” Ciaburri scored another victory for our Hall of Fame with pictures posted in the Sunday October 20 edition of El Paso Inc. of our 26th Annual Banquet. Thank you also to El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Inaugural Board of Directors, Hall of Fame Past President and Class of 1989 Honoree Ray Sanchez for his continued coverage and support of our endeavors. Posted October 20, 2013

Thank you to the El Paso Times for posting pictures of 2013 Banquet in the “Faces and Places” section of the Tuesday October 15 edition. A special “thank you” to our Media Director and Class of 2008 Honoree Tom “Joe Fan” Ciaburri for his relentless pursuit in elevating our organization in the hearts and minds of El Paso. Posted October 15, 2013

“Thank You” to Patricia Jacobes and Lisa Osborne Brock for our 2013 Banquet Pictures found in the “Induction Banquet” Home Plate section – - just hit the sequence number to advance through the sections from beginning to end. Pictures of the 2012, 2011 and 2010 Banquet are also provided by Lisa Osborne Brock and Patricia Jacobes

“Touch ‘em All” – - our “Sensational 7 Roll Call” began 7/7/2014

Hit the “Hall of Fame Inductees” Home Plate on the top left side of our Home Page to view our 1988 through 2011 Hall of Fame classes

On January 1, 2014 our scrolling marquee began presentation of our Class “Roll Call” – - we will present each class in sequence with its corresponding date of the month
On January 26, our “Roll Call” of annual classes was completed as we presented our twenty sixth and current 2013 Class of Inductees
We conclude January with a “Roll Call” for all the 2013 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 begin a presentation of our Inductees in alphabetical order by their first names each day of the month
On February 26, we finish our Hall of Fame “alphabet” roll call
On February 27, we finish our Board of Directors Alphabet Roll Call
On March 2, we finish 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.