Beto Portugal

Inducted in Class of 1990
Loved and lived for the game of Baseball
Played for Forti’s Baseball Club in 1946
Played in the Commercial, International, City, Old Pro and Old Timers Leagues
Won 8 batting titles
Named Most Valuable Player 3 times
Won 5 Gold Glove Awards
Named Outstanding Player twice
Suffered a heart attack in 1977 and two years after bypass surgery he resumed playing with Forti’s baseball team as a designated hitter, pitcher and infielder