Class of 1957
He attended Linfield College where he played baseball all four years. He received various All Conference and All District awards in baseball, and in his senior year was named to the 1961 All American team.
In 1961 he signed with the St. Louis Cardinals. Over the next four years he pitched professional baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants organizations. He pitched for the Portland Beavers; El Paso, Texas; Tulsa, Oklahoma and Winnipeg, Canada.