Biography — Dwyer Alan Joseph

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Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Wright

Alan Joseph Dwyer
Inducted Class of 1998

Alan started his successful pitching career with a two-year record of 15-3 as a varsity pitcher at Geneva High. After graduation from Geneva in 1953, Alan went on to Nichols College where he was 17-3 over two seasons. In 1985 he was elected to the Nichols Collage Hall of Fame.

In 1955 he signed with the Detroit Tigers and was assigned to Jamestown in the NY-P League where he won 8 and lost 8 and was awarded the Harold Stedler Award which is presented to the “Player to go highest in organized Baseball.” In 1956 he was invited to spring training with the tigers and pitched for both Terre Haute and Idaho Falls winning 13 and losing 5. He was 9-3 while pitching for Birmingham, Durham, and Decatur in 1958 and finished his career pitching for Ashville, N.C. in the Class A Sally League posting a record of 37-26 from 1959 to 1962.

He later turned his attention to racquetball where he won the Vermont State Master from 1982 to 1988. He also won the New York State Master in 1988 and the New England Master in 1989 and finished in the top four in the World Seniors from 1989 to 1992. His grandfather, John Francis Dwyer was inducted in 1990.


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