Cliff Hill

Inducted in 1991
One of El Paso’s all time pitching greats from 1912 until World War I
Started pitching in 1912 for Globe Mills and led team to city championship
1913 pitched for the El Paso Mavericks in the Famed Copper League composed of teams from New Mexico and El Paso with rosters dotted with professional players
Pitched 12 straight victories including defeat of league champion Santa Rita New Mexico
Pitched for Waco of the Texas League
Named to Texas League All Star team in 1916 winning 23 games and losing 13 with 251 strikeouts
Led the American Expenditionary Force team to championship with General Black Jack Pershing throwing out first pitch
Lifetime record of 105 wins and 48 losses
Died in 1938 at the age of 45 from complications following surgery for emergency appendectomy