Don Wilson

Inducted in 2002
Baseball career spans over 50 years
Started in Little League and continued with Babe Ruth baseball from 1955 to 1963 in Augsburg Germany and West Long Branch New Jersey
Attended Las Cruces New Mexico High School as a sophomore and junior
Attended Shore Regional High School in New Jersey as a freshman and a senior
Played Connie Mack baseball at White Sands Missile Range in 1964 and 1965
Outstanding player in youth leagues
Played at University of Texas at El Paso on baseball scholarship from 1967 – 1970
Pitched a no-hitter for UTEP in 1967
Became a teacher and coach in 1970 for the El Paso Independent School District
Started playing in El Paso Semi-Pro leagues in 1970
Played in International Baseball League 1972-1973 and pitched a no-hitter in 1972
Selected to All Tournament team for the National Baseball Congress State Playoffs in 1972 and 1973
Played in Lower Valley League 1970 – 1971 and 1974 – 1983
Named All League Player in 1977
Named Most Valuable Player in 1980 and 1982
Named Top Pitcher in 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1987 and 1993
Named Most Valuable Player in 1982 playoffs
Named Top Pitcher in 1995 All Star Game
Played Semi-Pro baseball for 28 years in El Paso and voted All League player once, Most Valuable Player six times, Top Pitcher eleven times and Playoffs Most Valuable Player twice
During nine of these seasons his combined pitching record was 100 wins and 15 losses for a .870 winning percentage
Member of 2011 El Tejanos Senior World Series Champions
Member El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors