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The Suburbanite
  • Uniontown resident to be inducted into Greater Akron Baseball Hall of Fame

  • Among the members of the Greater Akron Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2013 is Uniontown resident Tom Chaboudy, who for 40 years excelled at all levels of the game.

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  • Sixteen individuals will be inducted into the Greater Akron Baseball Hall of Fame, honored for the impact they had on the game at the local and national level.
    Among the members of the Class of 2013 is Uniontown resident Tom Chaboudy, who for 40 years excelled at all levels of the game.
    Known for his outstanding all-around play, Chaboudy’s playing career took him through college and into the Akron AA League and NEO Roy Hobbs Senior Baseball.
    A release issued by the Greater Akron Baseball Hall of Fame notes that Chaboudy is “not only a strong offensive threat with the bat, but a talented and versatile athlete who can play all nine defensive positions equally well.”
    Throughout his career Chaboudy was named to numerous All-Star teams and was a member of several championship teams.
    Also included in this year’s class is North Canton resident Dan Gates, a fixture in the amateur baseball circuit known for his outstanding play and management.
    Akron Resident Ron Reed, who graduated from umpire school in 1969 and worked in both college and high school games will also be inducted this year as will former Akron Aeros pitcher Jeff Mutis.
    The public is invited to attend the 2013 induction banquet at 5 p.m. July 14 at Stow Youth  Baseball Hall. Reservations are required and tickets can be purchased by call Ron Piekarski at 330-603-8752 or through email at ronpie44@yahoo.com
    For more information about the inductees of the Greater Akron Baseball Hall of Fame visit www.gabhof.org.