An All-American in two different national softball associations, he was one of the best hitters and all-around players in Arizona softball history. He performed 16 years with the perennial champion Hays Roofing Co., of Phoenix. He won the world’s batting championship in 1963 and was selected on the ASA All-America team;. in 1955 he was voted to the ISC All-America team. This gifted athlete was a major factor in Hays Roofing winning the 1970 ISC world championship. In 1965, he was voted Most Valuable Player in the Arizona Major Traveling League.