Ryan E. Medrano

Inducted in 2023

Ryan Medrano began his baseball journey at age 7 playing in the Eastwood Optimist League. His baseball journey was nurtured by the support from his mom, Martha, and dad, Raul Medrano, who is an El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 1990 honoree and played professionally with the Kansas City Athletics. Ryan comes from a prominent baseball family and his love of the game includes guidance from older brothers, Ray and Ruly.

Ryan was a three-year letterman at Eastwood High School before going on to play at Brookhaven Community College in Dallas and at New Mexico State.

He then graduated from UTEP with a degree in Health Science.

Ryan began his professional career in 1998 signing as a free agent with the Cincinnati Reds, playing Single-A with the Charleston Alley Cats in the South Atlantic League.

In 1999, Medrano played for the Nashua Pride in Nashua, New Hampshire in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.

In 2000, Ryan signed as a free agent with the Seattle Mariners and played for the Double-AA Eastern League Champion New Haven Ravens in New Haven, Connecticut.

Following his playing career, Medrano continued to foster a love for the game of baseball as Head Baseball Coach at Hanks High School and Eastwood High School covering a span of 15 consecutive years.

Ryan also served as an Assistant Coach in Professional Baseball for five seasons from 2006-2010 with the El Paso Diablos of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.

Ryan enjoys an unconditional support, love and partnership with his wife Jessica and his daughters, Avery and Aubrey.