Bobby Morales

Inducted in 2008
Began his baseball career in Little League as a first baseman playing for Armando Dominguez from 1961 to 1963
Played Babe Ruth league for El Paso Hall of Famer John C. Miller and Bob Meyers where he was part of two teams that went to the Babe Ruth World Series for 13 and 14 year olds
In 1964 – 1965, he played for El Paso Baseball Hall of Famer Victor Fayant in the Connie Mack League
As a freshman in 1965, he played for Bob Kirtley as a outfielder for Bel Air High School
His sophomore year he played shortstop for Coach Ronald Forbis
His junior and senior years at Bel Air, he played for El Paso Baseball Hall of Famer Coach Jim Pufal
Earned a baseball scholarship to play for El Paso Baseball Hall of Famers Syd and Andy Cohen at the University of Texas at El Paso and played in the Western Athletic Conference
Played for various teams in the Lower Valley League and in Juarez Mexico
Chosen to play on All Star teams from 1967 to 1973
Over the years he also played for El Paso Baseball Hall of Famers Juan Sandoval and Tacho Carrasco
He was also coached by Pancho Del Toro Sr., Tio Cadena, Dr. Santiesteban and Candido Gutierrez
As a baseball coach, he won two middle school championships at Hillcrest Middle School
As the Head Baseball Coach at his alma mater, he led the Highlanders to the District, Bi-District, Regional and Area Championship in 1983
1983 was the year his Highlanders met the Burges Mustangs coached by El Paso Baseball Hall of Famer Bob Osborne squared off in historic playoff to determine which team would advance to the Texas State Final Four Championships
He finished his varsity coaching career with a 135-100 record
Named and honored as “Coach of the Year” by the El Paso Times in 1983
Member El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors