Jesus “Jesse” Lujan III

Inducted in Class of 2023
Jesus “Jesse” was a star pitcher at Thomas Jefferson High School and at the University of Texas El Paso.

Ace Pitcher and All-District selection in 1966 leading the Jefferson Silver Foxes with a complete game performance in a 3-2 win over rival Irvin High School as Jefferson clinched the District 1-AAAA title.

He notched a 5-0 record in District play

East Division and District 1-AAAA Champions in 1966

All Eastern Division and All District Selection as Pitcher

In 1967, had a batting average .385, tied for leading University of Texas EL Paso Miners in pitching wins 8 and struck out 55 hitters establishing him as one of the anchors on the pitching staff

Arm injury cut pitching career short, but his athleticism allowed him to make a remarkable transition to play the outfield

His baseball journey included later play in Mexico, the International League and the 35 and over Lower Valley Baseball League in El Paso

Wife is Leticia Ofelia Lujan