Syd Cohen

Inducted in Original Hall of Fame Class of 1988
Recognized as one of the Most Popular” players to ever play in El Paso
Played at El Paso High School
Played at the University of Alabama
Signed a pro contract to play for San Francisco in the Pacific Coast League
He played many years in Mexico
Was a legend in the Mexican Leagues and played under the name of “Pablo Garcia”
Played for the Washington Senators 1934-1937
He was the last man in the American League to strike out and give up a home run to Babe Ruth
Managed teams for many years in the El Paso area and in Mexican Leagues
Helped establish baseball program with his brother Andy at the University of Texas El Paso
Member of the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame
Cohen Stadium is named in honor of Syd and Andy Cohen