Juan Gonzales

Inducted in 1994
Affectionately known as “Mr. Southside”
A fixture in all youth sports including baseball since 1961
Created the Southeast T-Birds Association which has been a dominant force for over 50 years in youth sports
In 1964, organized with Gene Stogner a city program for 8 to 12 year old boys and girls to participate in sports
Gained grants from Wyler Foundation to assist south side youth with registration funds for participation in sports
Privately raised over a $100,000 to fund positive sports activities for boys and girls
Served as Park Director for Boys Baseball of El Paso
Served as Deputy Commissioner for AABC Baseball Sandy Koufax and Mickey Mantle programs