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Wichita baseball legend Daryl Spencer dies

Posted: 2017-01-02

Wichitan Daryl Spencer, a former major-league ballplayer who was also a mainstay of the National Baseball Congress World Series, died Monday, according to his daughter. He was 88.

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El Dorado Baseball Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees and Banquet Date

Posted: 2015-12-03

The El Dorado Baseball Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the latest members to be inducted at their banquet on January 16, 2016 at 5:30 P.M. at the El Dorado Civic Center, 201 E. Central.

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Ray Houser (June 22, 1935 - March 20, 2015)

Posted: 2015-03-25

Raymond E. Houser, 79, of Iola, Kansas, died Friday, March 20, 2015. He was inducted into the El Dorado Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000 and later as one of the players from the 1952-53 baseball team.

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Former Wildcats coach throws first pitch at Cardinals game

Posted: 2014-10-21

Brad Long is a baseball guy as true as they come and on Sept. 13, he got to experience every baseball fan's dream - throwing out the opening pitch at a home game for their favorite team. When Long, a lifetime St. Louis Cardinals fan, went to a game at Busch Stadium against the Colorado Rockies he had no idea he would be living out that first pitch dream.

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El Dorado Baseball Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Inductees and Banquet Date

Posted: 2014-01-06

The El Dorado Baseball Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the latest members to be inducted at their banquet on January 18, 2014 at 5:30 P.M. at the El Dorado Civic Center, 201 E. Central.

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Vernon Ray Orndorff 1935-2013

Posted: 2013-10-16

Vernon Ray Orndorff, 78, El Dorado, died Monday, October 14 at his home. He was a member of El Dorado Baseball Hall of Fame; Wichita and Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame.

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McDonald Stadium gets new turf for the infield

Posted: 2013-03-12

Work was completed last week on the new turf in the infield at McDonald Stadium.

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Tom Borland 1933-2013

Posted: 2013-03-05

Tom Borland, 80, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, March 2, 2013. He was inducted into the El Dorado Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003.

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Donald G. Prigmore 1932-2012

Posted: 2012-10-26

Donald G. Prigmore, 80, passed away at his home in Danville, Calif., on Oct. 23, 2012. He was inducted into the El Dorado Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003.

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Criss makes donation for turf at McDonald Stadium

Posted: 2012-08-30

Rain delays and postponements won't be as much of an issue for McDonald Stadium when spring baseball rolls around again.

Between the city and the college, they came up with $75,000 and Criss agreed to meet the shortfall of $65,000.

The turf will be put in the infield only. The outfield will continue to be grass.

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Hall of Fame Holds 2012 Banquet and Induction Ceremony

Posted: 2012-01-07

More than 120 people attended the El Dorado Baseball Hall of Fame's 2012 banquet and induction ceremony held in the Butler Community College Student Union on January 7th. The Hall of Fame is now in its 14th year of existence and this was the 10th class to be inducted.

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A delayed honor

Posted: 2011-05-05

Brian Morrow, a 1989 graduate of El Dorado High School, is being honored with a banner to be displayed in the high school commons.

Morrow was named the 1989 Gatorade Circle of Champions Kansas Player of the Year.

This award is administered by Scholastic Coach magazine and honors the top state high school athletes for athletic and academic excellence. It is perceived as an accurate measure of talent and character.

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City OKs naming baseball field for EHS coach

Posted: 2011-05-04

Plans are underway for a ceremony Monday to name the baseball field at McDonald Stadium after El Dorado High School baseball coach Brad Long.

The request was brought up at the El Dorado City Commission meeting Monday evening for the name change.

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McDonald Stadium building to be renamed Oral Taylor Pavillion

Posted: 2010-06-17

The El Dorado City Commission gave its approval of the dedication of the building, which houses the umpires' room, the concession stand and ticket booth, during a special meeting Wednesday afternoon. The Recreation Advisory Board also had given their approval of placing the sign on the building.

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Hall of Fame Names New Board Members, Elects Officers for 2010

Posted: 2010-03-11

The El Dorado Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors chose three new members and elected officers for 2010 at the February board meeting. New board members are Brad Macy, B.D. Parker and John Wallace.

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Five players, 1992 Wildcats to be enshrined

Posted: 2010-01-09

Five area players and one team will be enshrined to the El Dorado Baseball Hall of Fame for their contributions in helping the sport thrive in Butler County.

Dave Beckman, Bob Mings, Jeremy Shipman, Jason Totman, Brandon Welch and the 1992 El Dorado High baseball team will be inducted Saturday afternoon in a ceremony and banquet at the Butler Community College student union.

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The Baseball Hall of Fame is open by appointment by calling Sam Leben at 316-321-2357, El Dorado Parks Department at 316-322-4975 or El Dorado Recreation Department at 316-321-9100.

Location

El Dorado Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
210 N. Griffith
El Dorado, KS 67042
contact@eldoradobaseballhof.org

United States