Paul Lacrosse, CO

Inducted 2019

Player: Paul Lacrosse is a lifetime member of the NHPA and has pitched at the championship level in three different charters including the World Tournament.  He pitched in the Minnesota State Championship class in the years 1965, 1968, and 1969 before moving to Missouri where he pitched in the top class in 1971.  After re-locating to Colorado, he dominated the State Men's Championship for the next 30 years.  Paul won the championship 23 times, finished 2nd six times, and 3rd once.  Most of the championships were undefeated while pitching in the high 60s and 70s.  He also had success in the Team World Tournament helping his team win that event 7 times.  Seven was his lucky number as he won seven Six-Pac Tournaments as well as seven Valley of the Sun Tournaments in Mesa, Az.  Paul also had a successful WT record pitching in the Men's Championship finals 10 times and averaged 72.06%.  He finished fourth twice.  He then pitched three times in the Senior Men's division winning a World title in 2004.  Paul was elected to the Colorado HOF as both a pitcher and a promoter.