Toby Tovar

Inducted in 2007
He was a star in youth leagues in El Paso from 1951 to 1958 playing Little League, Babe Ruth and Junior High School baseball
One of the outstanding players on the El Paso Babe Ruth championship team which represented El Paso in Vancouver British Columbia at the World Series tournament
That team was coached by El Paso Baseball Hall of Famers Nemo Herrera and Ken Moorhead and captured the Bi-District, Texas State Championship and Southwest Regional Championship
Between 1958-1965 Toby played for Austin High School and Texas Western College
Earned All District honors and batted over .300 every year in high school
Continued playing in City Leagues and always hit over .300
In 1963, he was a member of the inaugural Texas Western College team that finished 18-14
In 1965, after three seasons with the Miners he signed a free agent contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers organization
From 1966 to 1986, Toby played in the Lower Valley League with a batting average over .325
Stealing bases and throwing out runners was his forte
Coached Jesuit High School and guided them to a 33-10 record
Coached El Paso High School to a 43-24 record
His high school coaching record was a combined record of 76 wins and only 34 losses
He believes that baseball has been an integral part of his life and besides God and family, baseball was his life
He believes that there is baseball in heaven and we can all expect him to be playing there