MSBL National Hall of Fame

2018 MSBL National Hall of Fame Inductee: Bob Schiotis, Fresno Men’s Baseball League

By Men's Senior Baseball League | October 1, 2018

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Bob Schiotis is the president of the Fresno Men’s Baseball League.  After the league’s four team inauguration in 1991 the Fresno MSBL has been built by Bob throughout the years to their current complexion of ten 18+ teams, five 30+ teams and eight in a 50+ division.  Fresno is […]

2018 MSBL National Hall of Fame Inductee: Joe Sidor, OHIO MSBL

By Men's Senior Baseball League | August 27, 2018

  By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Joe Sidor is the 69 year old CEO of the Ohio MSBL, located in and around Canton, Ohio, who is an architect off the field and also an architect in the trenches while helping administer the league.  He and his wife Dana live in Kent, Ohio, while Joe […]

2018 MSBL National Hall of Fame Inductee: Terry Van Gundy, Prescott (AZ) MSBL

By Men's Senior Baseball League | August 24, 2018

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Terry Van Gundy is a 61 year old MSBL veteran of over 30 years who was the 1988 originator of the Arizona MSBL located in and around the Phoenix area and one of the most successful leagues in the MSBL family.  Last year Terry began the five team Prescott […]

2018 MSBL National Hall of Fame Inductee: Rick Fryman, Columbus MSBL

By Men's Senior Baseball League | August 22, 2018

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Rick Fryman heads up the Columbus MSBL, a fantastic league offering competition in 25+, 35+ and 45+ divisions.  They are one of MSBL’s longest tenured leagues, having begun in 1988.  Rick is 51 years old while continuing to play on the Pirates in the 25+ division.  Rick started his […]

2018 MSBL National Hall of Fame Inductee: Clair Crandall, Southern Maine

By Men's Senior Baseball League | August 15, 2018

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Clair Crandall lives in Scarborough, Maine with wife Karen and plays in the 15 team, two division league known as the Southern Maine Men’s Baseball League located in and around Portland, Maine.  “I do everything except catch,” explained Crandall.  This 58 year old has been doing everything except catching […]

2018 MSBL National Hall of Fame Inductee: Skip Riser, OHIO MSBL

By Men's Senior Baseball League | August 14, 2018

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Skip Riser is the 73 year old league president of the Ohio MSBL who lives in Canton Ohio, smack in the middle of football country.  To relate on a more baseball-oriented topic, the Canton community is also the home of New York Yankee legend Thurman Munson, who died tragically […]

2018 MSBL National Hall of Fame Inductee: Gerry Mecca, North Texas (Dallas)

By Men's Senior Baseball League | August 9, 2018

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Gerry Mecca is the past commissioner of the North Texas Amateur Baseball League, located in and around the Dallas area, a position he held for many years before recently vacating the post in favor of current head man Kirk Pruitt.  Gerry began his MSBL career in 1992 and in […]

2018 MSBL Hall of Fame: Kirk Pruitt, North Texas Amateur Baseball League

By Men's Senior Baseball League | August 6, 2018

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Kirk Pruitt is the president of the North Texas Amateur Baseball League located in and around the Dallas area, a league he has called home since 2001.  Residing in Bedford, Texas with his wife Suzanne, he is the 53 year old parts specialist at Park Place Mercedes-Benz. Because of […]

2017 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Congratulations Norm Cutliff, Brian Schueller and Joe Daniels  By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Norm Cutliff Norm Cutliff is the 74 year old league president of the Taos, New Mexico MSBL, located in one of the most beautiful areas on the planet. “Considering our talent pool we all play somewhere between the eight and 80 age […]

2016 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

2016 Inductees: John Gambs, Gary Gomez, Tom Maney and Rod Shipman Tom Maney, Capital District (NY) Tom Maney is a fixture in the Capital District MSBL and a regular at the MSBL World Series every fall in Arizona as a member of the Inland Angels.  Tom is now in his early 60’s, retired from General […]

2015 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Ryan Siciliano, Southern Tier Adult Baseball League By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Ryan Siciliano is the 35 year old mastermind of the Southern Tier Adult Baseball League located in and around Binghamton, New York.  Ryan is a fifth grade teacher/pitcher who specializes in math and social studies, and that’s a dangerous combination when facing […]

2014 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Rod Tafoya from the New Mexico MSBL, Joe Viau from the Northeast Wisconsin MSBL and Randall Guard from the Central Arkansas MSBL are the 2014 inductees into the MSBL National Hall of Fame.  You can read more about their achievements below. Rod Tafoya Inducted Into 2014 MSBL National Hall of Fame By Steve LaMontia, MSBL […]

2013 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

2013 Inductees: Jim Tygrett-DeNuzzi, Darren Brucken, Clint Romero, Wally Brant and Larry Bergren Jim Tygrett-DeNuzzi: Sacramento MSBL Nobel Prize winning doctor, missionary, philosopher and musician Albert Schweitzer once said, “You must give something to your fellow man, even if it is a little thing.  Do something for others, something for which you get no pay […]

2012 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Randy Clemo .President Portland MSBL 2000-present .Eight league championships in 13 years .World Series Champions: DeMarini Giants 2005 and Oregon Outlaws 2009 .Tournament Director for Kalei Mahoe for Cancer Labor Day Tournament .Was ‘All Pac 10’ outfielder for Portland State University in 1984   Vince Overfelt .President Albuquerque MSBL 2006-present .Manages Paladin 55’s in national […]

2011 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Stephen Boudreaux .Northwest Arkansas MSBL member since 1997 .NWAMSBL president 2002-present .NWA White Sox player/manager since 1999 .NWAMSBL champions 2004, 2010, 2011 .NWAMSBL runners-up 1999, 2000, 2008 .Arklahoma Shootout champions 2005 .Arklahoma Shootout Runner-up 2007 .MSBL Honor Roll recipient 2005 .NWAMSBL Hall of Fame 2011   Nick Chichilitti .Bux-Mont MSBL .President Bux-Mont MSBL 2004-present .2004-05 […]

2010 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Ralph Proulx .President Buffalo MSBL 1992-present .Regional tournament Championships: 2006 NE Regional Labor Day Classic 35+ 2010 NE Regional Labor Day Classic 35+ 2011 NE Regional Labor Day Classic 35+ 2011 Capital City Classic (Columbus, OH) 35+ 2012 NE Regional Labor Day Classic 35+ .National Tournament Championships: 2009 World Series (Arizona) 35+ American 2010 World […]

2009 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Gary Bowman .Salt Lake City MSBL .President Utah MSBL 2003-present .Helps organize multiple tournament teams every year .Acts as area league director   Herb McReynolds .Founder and president of Tucson MSBL 1989-1991 .Former member MSBL Board of Directors .Participated in over 20 World Series having won once .Organized and managed the first Tucson Father/son team […]

2008 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Jon Garbacz .Twin City MSBL/Mabl .President Twin City MSBL/MABL since 1997 .Presided over league growth from 22 teams in 2006 to 42 in 2011 .Instituted a 28+ division   Charles McCroskey .Central Ohio MABL .President Central Ohio MABL since 1996 .Player/manager Central Ohio MABL since 1996 .2005 Central Ohio MABL Hall of Fame inductee .2006 […]

2007 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Jim Baugher .Tucson MSBL .President Tucson MSBL 1998-present .Tucson MSBL vice-president 1993-1997 .Grew league to 26 teams in 2011 .MSBL member since 1992 .President of the Fairbanks Men’s Baseball League 1990-1991   Max Reising .Chicago North MSBL .President Chicago North MSBL 2004-present .MSBL member since 1988 .Managed at least three teams annually at MSBL World […]

2006 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Mike Lucas .Austin Metro MSBL/MABL .President, Austin Metro MSBL/MABL 2000-present .Largest MSBL league in Texas with 38 teams .Assistant tournament director MSBL Fall Classic and Holiday Classic in Florida .2000 World Series champion .2004 Fall Classic champion .11 consecutive final four appearances (World Series/Fall Classic) 1997-2007 .13 Texas Cup championships .MSBL member since 1991

2005 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Joe Banasik .Houston MSBL/MABL .President, Houston Hardball League 1997-present .Grew league from four teams in 1997 to 38 teams in 2005 .Led his league in helping local community college build a new baseball field   Roger Stanley .Washington DC Metro MSBL .Co-commissioner of DC Metro MSBL since 1990 .Designed and wrote league’s patented software program […]

2004 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Jim Bianco .West/Put MSBL .Member of MSBL since 1989 .President of West/Put MSBL, a league he founded in 1990 .Managed 25+ Westchester Copperheads to 1997 Albany Labor Day victory .Managed Ardsley Astros for 12 years .Attended multiple World Series and Fall Classic tournaments .Instituted MABL division in 2008 .Has supervised three inter-league events in Cooperstown, […]

2002 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Jerry Karnow .Sacramento MSBL .President of Sacramento MSBL 1991-2003 .Attended every MSBL World Series of Fall Classic 1988-2011 .Won seven World Series rings and one Fall Classic ring .Presided over Sacramento MSBL during building its two-field complex .Inducted into the Sacramento Hall of Fame in 20

2001 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Jim Barr .Sacramento MSBL .Former Major League pitcher, retired in 1983 .Instrumental in building two-field complex for Sacramento MSBL .Winning pitcher in three consecutive 40+ National division World Series games   Tim Kirgan .Mid-Iowa MSBL .Past president and founder of Mid-Iowa MSBL .Grew league from nine teams in 1995 to 30 teams in 2002 .Has […]

2000 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Sam Kayea .Dallas MSBL .Founder of Dallas MSBL Umpires Association .Joined the Dallas MSBL in 1989 and became one of their most dedicated officers .Before assuming the overall leadership in 1994, Sam ran the Dallas Rookie League, organized its umpire association and served as a divisional president.  He served as tournament director for the 1999 […]

1999 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Joe Johnson .Oregon MSBL .Co-founder and past president of Oregon MSBL (1988-2005) .Attended most every MSBL World Series .Won 30+ American Division championship with Oregon Twins in 1992 .Played in four World Series championship games .Helped introduce adult baseball as medal sport at Oregon games in 1998 .Commissioner of baseball in 1998 Nike World Master […]

1998 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Jim Durham .Columbus MSBL .Member of MSBL since 1988 .President of Columbus MSBL 1993-present .Manger Columbus Dodgers .Participated in every MSBL World Series .2011 MSBL Lifetime Achievement award recipient   Vaughn LaDuke .2000 MSBL Fall Classic Hall of Fame inductee .Founder/President St. Petersburg MSBL .1991-1995 MSBL/MABL Fall Classic Assistant Tournament Director .Originally secured the use […]

1997 MSBL Hall of Fame

By Men's Senior Baseball League | June 26, 2018

Jim Darby .Vice President of Easton Sports .MSBL National sponsor since 1988 .MSBL World Series participant   Dan Piro .1997 Lifetime Achievement award recipient .2009 founder of North County San Diego MSBL .Played in eight MSBL World Series .President of Southern California MSBL in 1990 .Founded Inland Pacific MSBL in 1992   Ron Dunn .Past […]

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