Matthew Banales

Inducted in 2019
Started umpiring in 1998
Selected Most Outstanding Umpire at 2002 Southern Umpires Camp in Atlanta GA
Selected to umpire Texas High School Baseball State Final 4 Game
Selected by peers to represent El Paso twice as representative for Texas High School Final 4 UIL State Tournament
Consistent selection for High School Playoff games
Selected to umpire numerous State and Regional youth championship games
Recognized for his integrity, preparation and his on-the-field performance
Wife Maria, children: Joshua, Noah, Peter, Abigail and Alyssa
Parents: Eva and Margarito Banales Jr.
Brother Margarito III, sisters Monica, Sandra, Sara
First Son/Father Umpire Duo inducted into the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame joining his Dad Class of 2005 Honoree and Past President Margarito Banales Jr.