Benjie Hunt

Inducted in 1998
Started playing baseball at age 9 as a Pitcher and Outfielder
Consistent All Star selection
Star Pitcher and hitter in the Mickey Mantle and Lower Valley leagues
Selected to All District teams in 1969, 1970 and 1971 while playing for Bel Air High School
Hit. 450 as a Sophomore
As a Junior his batting average was .525
Had a .619 batting average in 1971
Named Captain and Most Valuable Player for Bel Air High School
Drafted in the third round by the Detroit Tigers in 1971 as a shortstop
Played in Rookie League as a second baseman and was second in the league in fielding percentage
Played in Midwest League in 1973 and established second base records for error less fielding and most put outs
Played in California League in 1974
Finished second for team Most Valuable Player in 1975
Coached youth baseball for over 10 years