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La Salle Club
Baseball Hall of Fame
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Christian Brothers High School
CB Field House
5 pm Cocktails
6:30 pm Dinner

For more Information:
http://www.thelasalleclub.com/the-baseball-hall-of-fame.html

 2014 Inductees

Don Hammitt pitched seven minor league seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1963-1969 as a starter and reliever. He compiled a 30-38 record and 3.75 ERA in 556 innings and reached Double-A. The right-hander was an All-City pitcher for El Camino High School in 1961.

Curtis Brown was an All-City outfielder for Grant High School in 1963 when he hit .363. He signed as a free agent with the New York Mets in 1965 and made his Major League Debut in 1973 with the Montreal Expos at the age of 27. He went 0-for-4. It was the only major league game he played in. Brown had a successful minor league career. In 17 seasons, including seven in the Mexican League, he hit .275 with 93 home runs and 470 RBIs.

Rowland Office made the All-City team in 1970 out of McClatchy High School, posting a 7-1 record on the mound and a .512 average at the plate. He was drafted in the fourth round by the Atlanta Braves as an outfielder and made his Major League Debut in 1972.  Office established himself in the big leagues in 1974 and played with the Braves (1972, 74-79), Montreal Expos (1980-82) and New York Yankees (1983). He had a career batting average of .259.

Larry Wolfe signed with the Minnesota Twins after being drafted in the ninth round in 1973. He made his Major League Debut on September 17, 1977. In four seasons, he played all infield positions for the Twins in 1977-78 and the Boston Red Sox in 1979-80. On two different occasions, Wolfe hit two home runs in a game. After his M.L. career, he played for the Kintetsu Buffaloes in Japan in 1982. The multi-talented Wolfe was an All-City selection in 1971 with a .435 batting average and 7-1 win-loss record for Cordova High School.

Mike Baldwin played in the minor systems of the Chicago White Sox, Montreal Expos, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians and Milwaukee Brewers from 1969-1975, including one year at Triple-A with the Sacramento Solons in 1975. The left-handed pitcher had a career minor league mark of 52-45 with a 3.66 ERA. He was drafted by the Brewers in the 12th round in 1968, but chose not to sign and attend Sacramento City College instead. He signed in the 1969 after being selected by the Chicago White Sox in the first round of the June secondary phase of the draft. Baldwin threw a no-hitter in the Class-A Carolina League on August 28, 1969 for Lynchburg against Red Springs.

Oscar Broyer was an outfielder out of Burbank High School in 1967 and Cosumnes River College and was acknowledged as one of the best left-handed hitters from Sacramento to never play pro ball. He was a veteran of the Night League, Mexican American League and Winter League.

Buck Martinez was a catcher for 17 seasons in the major leagues from 1969-1986. The Elk Grove High School and Sacramento City College 2001 Hall of Inductee played in 1,049 games and hit .225 with 58 home runs and 321 RBIs with the Kansas City Royals (1969-71, 1973-77), Milwaukee Brewers (1978-80) and Toronto Blue Jays (1981-86).  He managed the Blue Jays in 1981 and 1982 and the U.S. Team in the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006. Martinez is currently a baseball analyst for TBS in the postseason and radio broadcaster for the Blue Jays during the regular season.

Richard “Scratch” DeFazio was an All-City infielder for Sacramento High School in 1947. After a stint in the navy, he played on the Sacramento City College State Championship team of 1951.
He signed with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1952 as a second baseman. He played three minor league seasons (1952-53, 1955) in the California League and hit .242 in 83 games.

Carl Boyer was a star hurler at Bishop Armstrong High School graduating in 1963. After four successful years at the University of San Francisco, Carl was signed by the Boston Red Sox in 1967. The right-handed pitcher played four minor league seasons from (1967-69, 1971) and posted 8-17 record and a 4.32 ERA with stops in Greenville, Waterloo, Winter Haven, and Pawtucket.

 

 

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