WE REMAIN #EL PASO STRONG, WE PRAY FOR YOUR GREAT HEALTH – Happy Birthday to EPBHOF Past President and Class of 2015 Honoree Lee Caraveo on Monday August 8; HIT Event Tickets to Purchase Tickets online by Credit Card; EPBHOF Board of Directors Meeting Next Wednesday August 10 @ 5:30 PM – Details Below; EPBHOF Banquet Tickets $30/Each – Deadline 8/24 & First Pitch Tickets $34/Each – Deadline 8/24 Now Available – Details Below; EPBHOF Welcomes our Class of 2022: Kyle Anson, Efrain Lara, Alex Peña, Lou Romano and Rick Solis; EPBHOF Announces Annual Award Winners; EPBHOF Celebrates Year 35; Trivia Answer Below; EPBHOF Showcase Room Set Up @ D-Bat West; EPBHOF Web Site Celebrates 12 Years & The Late Great Harry Caray would say “Holy Cow” our site has over 2.320 Million Views

“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

The Late Ray Sanchez recognized the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame in his article for El Paso INC by stating the following: “One of the most popular and well-planned Halls of Fame in El Paso is the one for baseball. I mean, the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame is so well organized it plans ahead, has a spectacular website and offers plenty of press releases”. Posted June 23, 2019

Happy Birthday to El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Past President and Class of 2015 Honoree Lee Caraveo on Monday August 8. Posted August 1, 2022

Tickets for the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame events are now available and may be purchased online by HITTING Event Tickets Tab at Top of Home Page to Purchase Tickets online by Credit Card (there is a $1.50 service fee incurred)

Tickets for EPBHOF reserved seating area at our Chihuahuas First Pitch Event Saturday September 3, 2022 at Southwest University Ballpark are $34 each ($35.50 each by credit card).

Tickets for our 2022 EPBHOF Induction Banquet at the Wyndham Hotel on Sunday September 4 are $30 each ($31.50 each by credit card) and required for everyone entering the Banquet Hall        Deadline is August 24.

OR Email El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Past President and Class of 1999 Honoree Larry Hernandez at PapaBandit7@AOL.com or call 915.494.7710. Updated August 8, 2022

The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame will hold its 8th 2022 Board of Directors Meeting Wednesday August 10 at 5:30 PM MST on the second floor in the Boardroom of the Fred Loya Corporate Headquarters (intersection of Lee Trevino and Trawood). Please advise President Bob Aguirre at suebob5846@gmail.com of your intent to attend so that hand-out materials will be sufficiently prepared and available. Our final Pre-Celebration Meeting will be Wednesday August 24 when all ticket sales are due. Updated August 8, 2022

Our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame welcomes our Class of 2022:

Kyle Anson, Efrain Lara, Alex Peña, Lou Romano and Rick Solis

Our 3-Day Celebration includes:

Friday September 2 – Media Day and Hall of Heroes Welcome Dinner for EPBHOF Members

Saturday September 3 – First Pitch at Southwest University Ballpark $34/Person or ($35.50 per person by credit card) for seating in EPBHOF reserved section – only 90 left, new Inductees will throw out first pitch, this event is under the guidance of the El Paso Chihuahuas baseball club and a ticket is required for every entry and all policies are solely under their supervision – Tickets must be Purchased through the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame to secure seating in Reserved Section and Deadline for Ticket Purchase is Wednesday August 24, 2022 – Contact Class of 2012 Honoree Rocky Coppinger for information at rockcopp@yahoo.com and for Ticket Purchase contact El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Past President and Class of 1999 Honoree Larry Hernandez 915.494.7710 PapaBandit7@AOL.com Tickets may be purchased online by HITTING Event Tickets Tab at Top of Home Page to Purchase Tickets by Credit Card from our Web site link.   Updated August 8, 2022

Sunday September 4 – Induction Banquet at the Wyndham Hotel $30/Person or ($31.50 per person by credit card), ticket required for everyone entering Banquet Hall – Hotel charges us per head count – Deadline for Ticket Purchase is Wednesday August 24, 2022 – Ticket Purchase contact El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Past President and Class of 1999 Honoree Larry Hernandez 915.494.7710 or PapaBandit7@AOL.com  Tickets may be purchased online by HITTING Event Tickets Tab at Top of Home Page to Purchase Tickets by Credit Card from our Web Site link. Updated August 8, 2022

Trivia Answer Monday August 8, 2022: El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Inaugural Class of 1988 Honoree Bob Ingram who served as Sports Editor for the El Paso Herald Post from 1926 to 1981 covering all sports from youth to professional and he has been inducted into 3 Halls of Fame

Our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame announces our 2022 Annual Award Winners:

2022 College Player of the Year Ivan Melendez – University of Texas, Coronado High School

2022 High School Player of the Year Armani Raygoza – Americas High School

2022 High School Coach of the Year John Beard – Del Valle High School

2022 High School Coach of the Year Rick Solis – Riverside High School

Our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame has unveiled our 35th Anniversary logo shown on our Home Page. Posted January 12, 2022

El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Honoree Larry Vucan has been named High School National Coach of the Year by The American Baseball Coaches Association and ATEC. Copy and paste the link below courtesy of KTSM Channel 9 Sports and Sportscaster Colin Deaver.              https://www.ktsm.com/sports/high-school-sports/el-paso-native-larry-vucan-named-high-school-baseball-national-coach-of-the-year/            Posted June 29, 2022

El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Honoree Larry Vucan took his Southlake Carroll Dragons to their 4th Class 6A Texas High School State Tournament appearance in 5 completed seasons of play. This is Vucan’s 6th season as Head Coach of the Dragons. The Dragons won the State Championship defeating San Antonio Reagan 8-5. Southlake Carroll is the first baseball team in UIL history to win a State Title at the largest classification 3 times in a 4 year span. Updated June 11, 2022

El Paso Times Sportswriter Felix F. Chavez published a February 24, 2022 article on our Class of 2022, please click here to read.

Please click on Pictures to view photos of our 2021 El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame celebration. Thank you to Adora Martinez and her team including her photographer Chris for creating a photo memory of our sold out events and celebrations. Thank you to Josh Rodgers for cropping, editing and uploading the pictures. Pictures are from the Meet and Greet, First Pitch and Banquet events. Posted November 1, 2021

The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Showcase Room is now set up and available for view at the D-Bat West facility. Thank you to our President Bob Aguirre and Sue Aguirre, Vice President Raul Real Y Vasquez, Board of Director Mike Barrueta, Treasurer Gilbert De La Rosa, Mrs. Naomi Leyva on behalf of Mr. Frank Leyva and his family, Cary Hamilton, Coach Andy Powers, Mr. Bill Powers and the Staff at D-Bat West.

D-Bat of West El Paso became the Home for the El 1Paso Baseball Hall of Fame when it donated a dedicated area to celebrate our organization and history. Thank you to Andy Powers and his Dad. The D-Bat sign has an El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame tag attached. Please click here to read the story written by Maria Cortes Gonzalez in the El Paso Times.

Psalm 4:8 tells us that the Lord alone makes us live in safety. Pray for protection over our world, country, state and city from the Coronavirus and its variants. Pray for a cure. Pray for first responders and medical professionals during this time. The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame encourages everyone to practice safe hygiene habits and help us remove the threat of the current virus. Be vigilant in the care for yourself and your families and friends. We wish you and your family great health. Stay Safe. Updated August 8, 2022

Our El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame web site was launched in August of 2010. On Monday April 19, 2021 our site recorded view #2 Million. On Monday July 8, 2019 we had view # 1,500,000. We reached view # 1,000,000 on Sunday August 27, 2017. Our web site reached 500,000 views on Saturday February 27, 2016. “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 August 8, 2022

Brian K. Patterson wrote a story May 16, 2020 accompanied by a video on a milestone set by El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2010 Honoree Floyd “Butch” Henry. Please click here to read the story and see the video. Thank you to EPBHOF Class of 2010 Honoree Shawn Lehigh for sharing this story. Posted May 17, 2020

El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Director and Class of 1999 Honoree Chris Forbes is the subject of an El Paso Times story written by Mark Lambie on May 14, 2020. Forbes reflects on the building of the current Chris Forbes Field which will be upgraded along with the rest of Socorro High School. The memories building the old field and the championships won including the 2009 Class 5A State Championship will be cherished on the new turf field. The new field will retain the name Chris Forbes Field and the current site. Please click here to read the story. Posted May 14, 2020

El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Son/Father Duo Member and Class of 2013 Honoree Frank Castillo received approval for a park to be named in his honor by the El Paso City Council at their meeting on Tuesday January 21, 2020. Nate Ryan with KVIA Channel 7 Sports did a story that aired Tuesday January 21, 2020. Click here to go to the KVIA site and view the story by Nate Ryan Channel 7 Sports. Posted January 21, 2020

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 2, 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 led by President and Class of 1999 Honoree Larry Hernandez was selected 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”. El Paso City and County dignitaries joined a completely sold out screening event. 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.

MEMBER UPDATE: (Send us your events, your birthdays, anniversaries, your honors, your updates so we can share with our Hall of Famers) through the Contact page.