2018 Banquet

The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame will honor its elected Class of 2018 on Sunday, August 19, at the Wyndham Hotel.

2017 Banquet

Sunday August 13, our 30th Anniversary Banquet concluded our Induction Week celebration with a recent record crowd of 431 which breaks all recent records. That week we received a to that time new web site record 11,748 views to our web site for the week ending Sunday August 13. By Sunday August 20, the week after our 30th Anniversary celebration we set a new record of 12,229 web views to our site. On Saturday August 12, our Hall of Fame hosted a Golf Tournament at Painted Dunes with proceeds shared with our designated charity the Child Crisis Center. Our Class of 2017 Inductees Jesse Munoz, John Cazares, Luis Gonzalez, Lonnie Dugger and Rene Quinones threw out the first pitch at the Chihuahua Game on Friday August 11. The City of El Paso proclaimed this week El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Week in a ceremony during the Tuesday August 8 City Council Meeting. The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame also honored all 6 Teams who made it to the Texas High School Final 4 State Semi-Finals and Champions 1949 Bowie Bears, 1965 Austin Panthers, 1983 Burges Mustangs, 1992 Coronado Thunderbirds, 2000 Riverside Rangers and the 2009 Socorro Bulldogs; Senior Player of the Year Lalo Lara; College Players of the Year Orlando Garcia, George Navadel, Ruben Renteria; High School Players of the Year Andres Alvidrez, Eric Villegas, Fernie Zubia, Miguel Soto, Pablo Cortes; Youth Coach of the Year Derek Dominuez and High School Coach of the Year Willie Romo at our 30th Anniversary Banquet. Posted August 13, 2017

Thank you to our photographers Kim Gibson at our Media Day, Nick Garcia at our Select Showcase and Baseball Classic and Brian Gatewood at our Golf Tournament and 30th Anniversary Banquet and our Web Master Josh Rodgers as we have our 30th Anniversary Celebration Pictures now available for your viewing.

Our 30th Anniversary Banquet concluded our Induction Week celebration and this past week we received a new web site record 11,748 views to our web site for the week ending Sunday August 13. On Saturday August 12, our Hall of Fame hosted a Golf Tournament at Painted Dunes with proceeds shared with our designated charity the Child Crisis Center. Our Class of 2017 Inductees Jesse Munoz, John Cazares, Luis Gonzalez, Lonnie Dugger and Rene Quinones threw out the first pitch at the Chihuahua Game on Friday August 11. The City of El Paso proclaimed this week El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Week in a ceremony during the Tuesday August 8 City Council Meeting. Our Hall of Fame hosted the first Select Showcase Baseball Classic in front of a packed crowd with a 8-7 thriller played at El Paso Community College on Saturday August 5. Posted August 13, 2017

Saturday August 12, our Hall of Fame hosted a Golf Tournament at Painted Dunes Golf Course

Friday August 11, our Hall of Fame hosted a Chihuahua Night for our Members and their Families and our Inductees threw out the first pitch.

On Tuesday August 8, El Paso City Council led by Mayor Dee Margo proclaimed this week El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Week.

Congratulations to El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Media Chairman and Class of 2008 Honoree Tom “Joe Fan” Ciaburri who got extensive and record media coverage for the Inaugural El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Select Showcase. On Media Day we had a full turnout (Channel 4, Channel 9, Telemundo 48, Univision 26, El Paso Times Felix Chavez and Bill Knight, El Paso Times Photographer and two free lance photographers who packed the room for individual photo shoots and group interviews to begin the recognition and celebration of our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2017. For practices, “Joe Fan” arranged for media coverage leading up to record media coverage for our Inaugural Baseball Classic Game. The El Paso Times ran a thread covering our Inductees for a week on a daily basis. Updated August 8, 2017

Saturday August 5, 2017 the 30th Anniversary of the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame throws its first pitch when its Inaugural Select Showcase Baseball Classic Game was played at El Paso Community College Baseball Field. Parent/Player Pre-Game ceremonies started right before 9 AM and our first pitch was delivered ahead of schedule. Our Hall of Fame hosted the first Select Showcase Baseball Classic in front of a packed crowd with a 8-7 thriller played at El Paso Community College on Saturday August 5.

The month of July saw phenomenal media coverage continue for our Media Day introducing our Class of 2017 elected Honorees for Induction: Jesse Munoz, Luis Gonzalez, John Cazares, Rene Quinones and Lonnie Duggar.

June 30, our Select Showcase had 4 TV stations and saw Coaches with the University of Oklahoma, St. Mary’s University, New Mexico State and Sul Ross State University, Howard JC, New Mexico JC, New Mexico Military Institute and El Paso Community College which hosted all events.

June 29, our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame launched an information driven College Night with 129 attendees including players selected to participate in our Select Showcase

2016 Banquet

Our President Tom Carrillo leads the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame to an epic Banquet and Induction Week. Thank You Mr. President and Mrs. Becca Carrillo!

The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame thanks our President Tom Carrillo who leads our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame to an epic Induction Week . . . The Boys Were Back in Town, hit our inductee video for President Tom Carrillo’s musical tribute to our Class of 2016 . . . Oh What A Night, Welcome to our Class of 2016 Inductees and Congratulations to our 2016 Honorees who were honored by a packed Sold Out Banquet Audience, over 100 players participating in a Charity Golf Event, a packed First Pitch gathering at the Chihuahuas Game, a packed Meet and Greet Welcome and our City of El Paso naming their week as El Paso City El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Week

El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Hall of Fame events:

Tuesday July 26, 2016: City of El Paso honored our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame with a Proclamation and a City Council designation with an introduction of our Class of 2016 Honorees, click on the link below to read the article:

Wednesday August 3, 2016: “Meet and Greet” for the Class of 2016 Inductees and Honorees had a full house of attendees, thank you.

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 over 100 Hall of Fame Members, Inductees, Honorees and their Families

Friday August 5, 2016: Our Third Annual El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Charity Golf Tournament with over 100 players at Painted Dunes Golf Course

Saturday August 6, 2016: El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Banquet took place at the Radisson Hotel by the Airport before a Sold out Audience.

El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Inductees:

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:
Alan Gluth

Bufe Morrison Senior Player of the Year:
Raul Solis

2015 Banquet

A phenomenal job of leadership by our President Tom Carrillo provided the beginning and Mrs. Paul Strelzin flanked by her 3 daughters closed the Induction Banquet with a short well prepared and heart felt speech which brought tears and closed with a lengthy standing ovation to conclude our 2015 Ceremony.

A special “thank you” to Becca Carrillo, Bob and Susie Aguirre, Raul and Alicia Real Y Vasquez, Fernie Grado, Gilbert De La Rosa, Gaby Hernandez, Barbara Lopez, Javier Cuevas, David Medina, L & F Distributors and Fred Loya Insurance and all of our Presenters, Inductees, Honorees and Sponsors.

Our 2015 El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Week began on Saturday August 22 with a “Meet and Greet” event for our Inductees and Honorees
Tuesday August 25 the El Paso City Council issued a Proclamation proclaiming this week “El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Week” honoring our Members and our history
Thursday August 27, we attended a Chihuahuas game and our Class of 2015 Inductees threw out the first pitch
On Friday August 28, our Hall of Fame hosted its 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at the Horizon Country Club
Saturday August 29 our Hall of Fame Induction Banquet at the Centennial Club on Ft. Bliss. This evening we celebrated the great memories and legacies of our Inductees and Honorees. A night of laughter, tears and cheers, fellowship and familiar faces seen far too infrequently. Our Baseball Community embraced one another for their heroics on the field and their “Love for the Game.” Thank you we reported ticket sales of 355 which is a current day record and possibly second only to the 1988 Inaugural Banquet which saw twice the number of Inductees recognized and celebrated.

The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Welcomes our Class of 2015 Inductees: Paul Strelzin; Jerry Valdez; Taylor Paul; Juan Zaragoza and Leo Caraveo

2015 Honorees are:
The “Bufe Morrison” Senior Players of the Year: Juan Zaragoza and Antonio Briones

The “Nemo Herrera” High School Coach of the Year: Juan “Choppy” Orozco – Coronado High School

The “Joe Hague” High School Player of The Year: Justin Maese – Ysleta High School

The “Syd and Andy Cohen” Collegiate Players of the Year
Robert Spencer Morehead State University – Chapin High School
Joseph Camacho Alabama State University – Franklin High School

Youth Coach of the Year: Raul Robles

“El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors Special Recognition Award”
Jimmy Melendez Riverside High School Coach Retiring (30 plus years)
David Aragon Ysleta High School Coach (30 plus years)
Tom Monsen Youth and High School Baseball (30 plus years)