Ernie Carreon Jr.

Inducted in 1998
Began Little League career as a 10 year old Pitcher
Earned All Star honors 6 times in various El Paso youth leagues pitching for 47 wins and only 8 losses with 525 strikeouts from ages 10-14
Lettered and Pitched for 3 years for Bel Air High School
Relief Pitcher at UTEP which he attended on a baseball scholarship from 1967-1972
In Western Athletic Conference play, he hit .360 while posting a 4.3 earned run average which was the lowest among Miner relievers
After college, he spent 10 years pitching for Semi-Pro teams in El Paso and Juarez especially in the International Baseball League
Always posted lopsided won-loss pitching success and annually struck out more than 100 hitters
Scouted by St. Louis, Milwaukee and the Chicago Major League Professional Baseball organizations
Also coached Youth baseball