Elder, John

Induction Year: 1976 Sport: Baseball

A major figure in the development of amateur baseball in Cleveland, he served as president of the Cleveland Baseball Federation form 1960 to 1976. Served as a member of the board of the Federation from 1948 until 1960 and chaired the Class “F” baseball program for youngsters for 12 years. Also served as a member of the Ohio Racing Commission for 12 years and was named “Man of the Year in Ohio Racing” in 1967.