Ken Schrom

Inducted in 1999
Awarded scholarship to University of Idaho for baseball and football
Drafted into pro ball by the Angels out of the University of Idaho, where he was a two-sport athlete, excelling as both a quarterback in football and a pitcher in baseball
Inducted into State of Idaho Athletic and Baseball Halls of Fame
Professional Athlete of the Year for Idaho in 1981, 1983 and 1986
Named to Minor League All-Star Team 1977
During a seven-year career as a pitcher with the Toronto Blue Jays, Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians, Schrom notched a 51-51 lifetime record with a 4.81 ERA and 22 complete games
In 1983, he was named the Minnesota Twins Pitcher of the Year after posting a 15-8 record with a 3.71 ERA and six complete games
Three years later, he was Cleveland’s Opening Day starter in a win at Baltimore and bolted to a 10-2 first half with the Indians, earning him a spot on the 1986 American League All-Star team
Part Owner, Assistant General Manager, Director of Sales and Marketing for El Paso Diablos
Diablos won National Administrative Baseball honors including the MacPhail Trophy in 1982 and 1993; President’s Trophy in 1986 and the Minor League Franchise of the Decade for the 1980’s
Served as youth coach in west El Paso and later member of El Paso Bandits National Finalist Staff in 2000
Joined Corpus Christi Hooks organization as General Manager in 2003
2005 Texas League Executive of the Year
In September of 2007, he was honored as an inaugural inductee into the Vandal Athletics Hall of Fame
Others in his inaugural induction class included Jerry Kramer, who went on to greatness as a guard for the Green Bay Packers during their glory days in the 1960s, and Gus Johnson, a five-time All-Star during his 11-year career in the NBA
His son, Jared, signed as a pitcher in the Texas Rangers farm system following his college career at Stephen F. Austin
Named President of Corpus Christi Hooks in 2010
In 2011, serves as President for the Corpus Christi Hooks baseball organization owned in part by Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Nolan Ryan