Regional Digest: La Salle Club to induct 9 into Baseball Hall of Fame

Published: Friday, Apr. 19, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 2C
Last Modified: Monday, Apr. 22, 2013 - 6:31 am

The 59th annual La Salle Club Baseball Hall of Fame induction banquet will take place at the Christian Brothers High School field house April 27.

The Class of 2013 includes nine members: Former high school pitchers Butch Metzger (Kennedy) and Fernando Arroyo (Burbank), who competed against each other in the old Metro League before embarking on major-league careers, former Grant High and Japan League star Leon Lee, former Bishop Armstrong star and Christian Brothers coach Joe Gill, Tom Dicktakes (Sacramento High), Mike Green (Bishop Armstrong), Gene Sackett (McClatchy), Gary Szakacs (Mira Loma) and former Bee staff writer Nick Peters, who covered the San Francisco Giants for 47 years.

Tickets are $25. The event begins with a no-host social at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30. For more information, go to" target="_blank"> or call chairman Joe McNamara at (916) 812-5699.

Sac State women's golfer honored

Sacramento State junior Lisa Persson was named the Big Sky Conference Women's Golfer of the Week, the conference announced. Persson shot a 1-under-par 71 in the final round of the Fresno State Lexus Classic on Tuesday. The score tied for her second lowest of the season.

– Bee sports staff

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