St. Joseph, Missouri

Inducted 2002

Started Pitching Horseshoe in 1975

Was responsible for getting the Missouri State Tournament to St. Joseph, Missouri in the years of 1978, 1979, 1981 and 1982.

Has pitched in 26 consecutive State Tournaments from 1976-2001 Winning three state titles

1983    Men Class G        41.4%
1987    Men Class H        43.3%
1998    Seniors Class A    32.5%

MOHPA Hall Of Fame Chairman 1992-2001

World Tournament Performance:

Pitched in 17 World Tournaments, spanning four decades - 70's, 80's, 90's and 00's winning three titles in three different divisions:

1991    Open Men's Division Class J3
1996    Senior's Division Class F
2000    Elder's Division Class G

In 2001 Jerry moved to Florida, enjoying much better weather, and stayed very active in horseshoe pitching. He was a hard-working leader and very dedicated to our sport.