Charles R. “Smitty” Smith

Inducted in Class of 1989
All District hitting .400 in 1947 for Austin High School
Started pitching in 1948 and went 6-0 and again gained All District honors leading Austin to District Championship
Played for first Texas Western baseball team in 1951
Posted a pitching record in Semi-Pro baseball of 111 – 26 in the 1950’s
Pitched a no-hitter, three one hitters and had games in which he struck out 24, 20 (twice) and 19 batters
Named to All Southwestern Semi-Pro Tournament team twice
Offered Professional baseball contracts by three different organizations
Outstanding softball player and was on several championship teams which went on to National Playoffs
Member El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors