Paul Divis

Inducted in 2005
Hall of Fame Son/Father duo honoree
Played youth baseball overseas in Germany
Practiced and played against the Little League World Champions from Taipei, Taiwan
Lettered all four years of high school playing at two different schools
He starred for Eastwood High School playing three years and being selected to the All District team twice in his junior and senior years
In 1977, along with Sergio Cervantes of Burges High School was one of the first El Paso players selected to the Texas High School All Star team
After high school he was offered a free agent contract by the California Angels to play for their “A” team in Idaho Falls Idaho
Received baseball scholarship to the United States Military Academy at West Point where he was a four year letterman
All Conference selection in 1979, 1980 and 1981
By the time he graduated in 1981, he held 4 career and 5 single season individual records
He set single season records for hits, doubles, & highest batting average for Army baseball program
In his senior year at West Point, he was co-captain of the team
Received the Red Reeder award for “Outstanding Baseball Player” his senior year
Selected to play in Yankee Stadium representing the New York College All Stars
Following graduation, he was commissioned as an officer and served in the United States Army for over 7 years as a Blackhawk helicopter pilot
His father Joe Divis is also a member of the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame