Majored in physical education.
Coached by Jim Bass at La Jolla High where he played first third and pitched ... batted .832 as a senior ... was two-time all-city and honorable mention SCIF ... played American Legion ball in 1952, `53 and `55.
Second-team All-Division ... Struck out 54 batters in 41 innings with a 3.70 ERA and a 2-4 record in league games.
All-District Seven ... led the Western Division with a 2.40 ERA and had a 5-0 record in 45 innings ... also batted .524 with a homer in league games.