Kenneth Moorhead

Inducted in 2004
Played basketball and baseball for Wilson High School in Oklahoma
Played baseball and basketball at Eastern Oklahoma Junior College
His baseball squad qualified for the NJCAA World Series
Finished his college career playing basketball at Texas Western College from 1954 to 1956
In 1958, he and fellow El Paso Baseball Hall of Famer Nemo Herrera took an El Paso team to the Babe Ruth World Series
Became Head Baseball Coach for El Paso High School in 1961 and held that position until 1977
Achieved a record of 192-181
Won District Championships in 1962 and 1971
His 1965 Tiger squad had a 20-3 record and were cited by the District Champion Austin Panthers as the “best team” they played that season
He coached either in high school or summer league play many El Paso Baseball Hall of Famers including: Bob Arnold, Ernie Barrueta, Ernie Carreon, Lou Camilli, Lyn Hunt, Raul Marquez and Johnny Miller
He was recognized as a “classy” coach who got 120% out of his players
On the field, he was always polite, under control and always in charge of his players, his team and the game
Players under his guidance were taught to respect the game of baseball