FORMER OHIO PREP ATHLETE GOES INTO HALL

Many in the southwest part of Ohio know of Hal McCoy. As beat reporter for the Cincinnati Reds Hal has seen some of the best ever in baseball. Today, baseball gives Hal its highest honor. Hal a former prep athlete from Ohio joins many others who come from the Buckeye state in the hall.

A day to celebrate one of Ohio's past prep athletes. Former Akron East prep athlete Hal McCoy found a life in sports after high school and college. The former athlete never thought about being a writer until a teacher asked him to write about his basketball team.

Today Hal who has covered the Cincinnati Reds full time since 1973 will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. Hal will go into the writers wing of the hall.

OhioPrepScene would like to congraduate Hal for his service to the Reds, Dayton Daily News and baseball and its fans as a whole.

SOURCE: DAYTON DAILY NEWS


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