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MSHSBCA Hall of Fame

2016 MSHSBCA Hall of Fame Class Inducted

Congratulations to the following legends of Minnesota High School Baseball, who were inducted into the MSHSBCA Hall of Fame at the annual MSHSBCA Awards Banquet on Saturday October 29th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ramada Plaza in Minneapolis.  


The 2016 inductees are(and pictured below):

Steve Davis - Princeton
David Glenn – Minnehaha Academy
Dave Lane – Mayer Lutheran
Lyle Rambow - Morris
Bob Schlagel – Rush City
Richard Wasko – St. Paul Johnson

Hall of Fame Inductees - Bios

2016 Hall of Fame Class - Bios

Steve Davis


Steve Davis ~ Princeton High School

Steve graduated from Princeton High School in 1970 and from SCSU in 1974 with a major in social studies. Steve became the head coach at Princeton High School in 1980 and coached there until 2003.   His overall record was 270-218 with 3 conference championships and 4 section final appearances. He also coached VFW for 7 years and youth baseball for 5 years. Steve coached in the Lions All Star Series in 1999. He also coached football and girls basketball. Steve would like to thank his assistant coaches John Gloege, Dick Ungar, Mike Saari, and Jesse Zimmer. He would also like to thank his program volunteers and especially his players. Steve would also like to thank his wife, Dona, and his children, Sheless and Mathew for the support and encouragement they gave him over his 24 years of coaching baseball.


David Glenn


David Glenn ~ Minnehaha Academy

David graduated from North Shore High School in Glen Head, New York in 1960 and from St. Olaf College in 1964.  He earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from the U of M in 1972. David began his baseball coaching career at Minnehaha Academy in 1966. He was head coach for 41 years with 1 year as JV coach. His career record over those 41 years was 372-407. His teams won 5 conference championships, was district/sub section champions 6 times, and received several conference coach of the year honors. David coached in the Lions All-Star Series in 1992. He coached summer baseball for many years in Burnsville and Minnehaha Academy. David also coached football and basketball. In 2013 he was inducted into the Minnehaha Academy Athletic Hall of Fame. He retired from teaching in 2008. David and his wife, Nancy, just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in May. They have two children, Kari and Scott, and 4 grandchildren. David would like to thank Nancy, his wife, for her support over the years. He would also like to thank his many assistant coaches for their help and support, especially Scott Glenn (current baseball coach at Minnehaha), Josh Thurow, Chris Drossell, and Rick Bowles.


David Lane


David Lane ~ Mayer Lutheran High School

David graduated from Mayer Lutheran High School in 1971 and from Augsburg College in 1974. He has been head coach at Mayer Lutheran High School for 34 years. During that time David’s teams have participated in 4 state tournaments. David coached in the Lions All-Star Series in 1998. David has been married to his wife Deb for 34 years. They have four children, Matt, Katie, Marcus, and Ryan. Ryan is one of his assistant coaches at Mayer Lutheran. David and Deb have 3 grandchildren.


Lyle Rambow


Lyle Rambow ~ Morris Area High School

Lyle graduated from Atwater High School in 1974 and from Minnesota Morris in 1978. Lyle coached baseball for 33 years at Morris with 30 of them being head coach. His career record was 352-295. Lyle’s teams won 5 West Central Conference Championships, 8 district championships and played in 2 state tournaments. Beside coaching Lyle served on the Northern All-Star Series selection committee and still helps run section tournaments. He was very active in the summer program in Morris, coaching and serving in other areas of the game. Lyle also coached football and basketball. Lyle’s favorite saying for his players was: “Play Hard and Have Fun.” Lyle and his wife, Londa, have three children. Courtney who is married to Drew, Chelsey is married to Mike, and Chase is married to Katie. They have 6 grandchildren.


Bob Schlagel


Bob Schlagel ~ Rush City High School

Bob graduated from Rush City High School in 1970 and from St. Cloud State University in 1975 with a degree in Secondary Education. He began his teaching career at Rush City Public Schools in 1975. Bob was head baseball coach for 37 years from 1976-2012. His career record was 357-298. Bob was also the athletic director and community education director for 30 years. He retired in 2014. Bob is married to his wife Shari. They have 3 children. Cory, Allisa, and Kari who is married to Travis. They have 7 grandchildren.


Dick Wasko


Dick Wasko ~ St. Paul Johnson High School

Dick graduated from St. Paul Humboldt and St. John’s University. He taught social studies for 31 years. Dick coached baseball at Johnson High School for 30 years. His first 11 years (1959-1969) were as the “B” team coach and the last 19 years (1970-1988) as the head coach. Dick’s teams won St. Paul Conference Championships in 1970-71-72-76 under Wasko and shared the conference title in 1984. Johnson High School won 2 Minneapolis/St. Paul championship games and participated in the 1978 State High School Baseball Tournament. Dick coached in the Lions All Star Series in 1980. He retired from teaching in 1988. Dick married his wife, Jere, in 1958. They have 4 daughters, 10 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Dick and Jere volunteer at a nursing home and enjoy traveling.

MSHSBCA Hall of Members(Through 2016)

Name School Year of Induction
Anderson, Craig Pine Island 2007
Anderson, Jarvis Plainview 2004
Anderson, John University of Minnesota 2013
Aunan, Frank Zumbrota-Mazeppa 2010
Baum, Molly Chatfield 2006
Biehn, Chris Mankato Loyola 2011
Boe, Dennis Redwood Valley 2010
Boelter, Don Sleepy Eye 2009
Boelter, Tarry  Murray County Central 2013
Boldt, Jerry Columbia Heights 2006
Bowyer, Dean Minnesota State University-Mankato 2005
Branca, Lou Rochester John Marshall 2007
Busselman, Darwin Prior Lake 2007
Cassidy, Al Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin 2009
Cheeley, Pete St. John’s Prep 2014
Coe, Jerry Coon Rapids  2012
Colletti, Jim Mounds View 2013
Collins, Pat Chisago Lakes 2014
Cosgrove, Jim Minneapolis Washburn 2009
Darnell, Doug Brooklyn Center 2008
Davis, Bruce Tri-City United 2015
Davis, Steve Princeton 2016
Denning, Dennis Cretin 2005
Dietz, Wayne Anoka  2004
Dietz, Wayne Woodbury 2013
Dimick, Jim St. Olaf College  2004
Erzar, Jim Deer River 2013
Gallagher, Jeff Montevideo 2015
Gisvold, Al Springfield 2008
Glenn, David Minnehaha Academy 2016
Halek, Gary Sauk Rapids 2010
Halloran, Mike Eden Prairie 2015
Hardgrove, John Mahtomedi 2015
Hare, Bill Greenway 2006
Hare, Jim Richfield 2011
Held, Pat Staples Motley 2014
Hellie, John Pierz 2011
Horihan, George LaCresent 2007
Hudson, Doug Rochester Lourdes 2013
Hurley, Jim Moorhead 2011
Jaacks, Dean Windom 2005
Jeppson, Neal Burnsville 2005
Johnson, Steve Blake 2011
Jonckowski, Dick Shakopee 2012
Kaatz, Dennis Wadena-Deer Creek 2011
Karn, Bob St. Cloud Cathedral 2006
Kendig, Bucky St. Bernard’s 2013
Kieffer, Bill Lake City 2007
Kiemel, Tim, Sr. Harding 2009
Kroschel, Bill Park-Cottage Grove 2008
Kusick, Craig Rosemount 2010
LaChapelle, Glenn Apple Valley & Eagan 2010
Lane, Dave Mayer Lutheran 2016
Larson, Tink Waseca 2004
Luther, Jim Edina 2005
Massey, Dale Rochester Mayo 2004
Mauer, Ken St. Paul Harding 2014
McNeely, Mick Mounds View 2011
Merkle, Kevin MSHSL 2015
Michel, Ricky Stillwater 2012
Mingo, Dick Bloomington Jefferson 2004
Mork, Paul White Bear Lake 2015
Muchlinski, Jim Marshall 2009
Mullan, Bob Bagley 2007
O’Brien, John Centennial 2014
Olive, Gene Richfield 2007
Pastir, Norb Roseau 2008
Picha, Ken Melrose 2007
Pierce, Neil Alden-Conger 2010
Porter, Gary Maple Lake 2009
Raddatz, Jerry Winona 2006
Radebach, Buster Bloomington Kennedy 2006
Rambow, Lyle Morris 2016
Reese, Jeff New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva 2009
Riewer, Jerry Staples 2011
Roisum, Dennis Glencoe 2015
Ryan, Terry Minnesota Twins 2014
Sauter, Don Arlington-Green Isle/Sibley East 2012
George Sawyer Wheaton 2006
Scearcy, Lowell Brainerd 2005
Schlagel, Bob Rush City 2016
Schleper, Joe Shakopee 2013
Schmidtke, Howard St. James 2008
Sczublewski, Joe Albert Lea 2012
Seltz, Dick Austin 2004
Senske, E. James New Ulm 2004
Siebert, Dick University of Minnesota  2004
Smith, Granville St. Paul Park  2004
Staples, Ken Robbinsdale & Robbinsdale Cooper 2010
Stark, Bob Caledonia 2010
Streetar, Bob Grand Rapids 2004
Sundstrom, Ken Coon Rapids 2006
Tabor, Chuck Robbinsdale/Robbinsdale Cooper 2012
Thompson, Ned Totino Grace 2008
Traen, Dick Delano 2008
Wasko, Bob South St. Paul 2012
Waskso, Richard St. Paul Johnson 2016
Weier, Bob New Ulm Cathedral 2014
Welch, Duane Hopkins 2008
Welter, Dale Chaska 2005
Wendland, Dave Brownton/McLeod West 2012
West, West Brownton 2005
Wilfahrt, Stan New Ulm Cathedral 2009
Wilkens, John St. Michael-Albertville 2004
Woitas, Bruce Sleep Eye-St. Mary’s 2014