Irvin Walker “Bus” Gillett

Inducted in 1991
A contemporary of Syd and Andy Cohen
Pitched the University of Texas at Austin to Southwest Conference Championships in 1918, 1920, 1921 and 1922
Played and pitched the Texas Longhorns to 4 Southwest Conference Championships
World War I interrupted his college career
Named All Southwest Conference all four years at Texas and lost only two games
Named Longhorns Captain in 1922
Following graduation, he turned down an offer to turn pro with the Detroit Tigers
Recognized as one of the greatest baseball players in El Paso history who never played in professional ranks
Named to University of Texas Hall of Champions in 1976