Marvin J. Nicchio

Inducted in 2000
Coached in Boys Baseball of El Paso program for eleven years
coached Optimist Club baseball for 3 years
As a Coach in the Optimist League, he took a team that had not won a game the previous year and introduced the infamous “lead bat” and the club responded with a batting average of .586
Coached two years of Pony League
Served on the Board for Boys Baseball of El Paso for 14 years
He served as the official photographer for the El Paso Diablos from 1986 – 1994
In 1994, the Diablos management acknowledged his work and presented him with his own Texas League Championship ring which he wore every day
He received acknowledgement for his work and photographs in the book, “The Texas League 1888-1987”
Many of his photographs were published in various National sports magazines
Served as President of the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame