George Hodge

Inducted in 2011
Played all levels of youth baseball in El Paso
Member of 1965 Connie Mack Texas Regional Champions that finished 4th at World Series
First African-American to play and star athletically for El Paso High School
All District selection all 4 years hitting .340, .387, .355 and .434
Team MVP for Sacramento City College
Selected in 3rd Round of Major League Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies
Batted .357 with 25 doubles and 14 home runs for Spartanburg in 1970
Batted .276 with 21 doubles and 5 home runs for Penninsula in 1971
Played with Reading in Double A in 1972
Finished his professional career with the Petroleros de Poza Rica of the Mexican League in 1973
Named to “All 1960’s Decade Team” for El Paso High School by Coach Ken Moorhead
El Paso High School named the Baseball and Softball complex in his honor in 2012