2019 Mariners Hall of Fame class announced

MORRISONVILLE — Five former Post 20 baseball standouts — Todd Wilkinson, Rob Calkins, Doug Kimbler, Jason Miller and Gus Terry — as well as the 1969 New York State Championship team, have been selected for induction into the Clinton County Mariners Hall of Fame.

The ceremony will be held at the West Plattsburgh American Legion Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 6 p.m.

TODD WILKINSON

- Four-season member of Post 20, 1977-80.

- Team captured District IV title in 1980.

- Four-year member of Plattsburgh High School, 1977-80.

- 1980 CVAC Most Valuable Player.

- Charter member of the Plattsburgh High School Hall of Fame.

- Four-time letter winner at North Carolina, 1981-84.

- Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament MVP, 1984.

- Holds ACC Tournament Record for home runs and total bases.

- Earned All-ACC honors in 1984

- Drafted by Montreal Expos, 1984, 15th round.

- Montreal Expos Minor League Player of the Month, July 1984.

- Currently the Athletic Director at Barton College in Wilson, N.C.

- Compiled 496 wins as Baseball Coach at Barton College.

- Will be inducted into the Barton College Hall of Fame in October.

ROB CALKINS

- Four-year member of Post 20, 1981-84.

- Selected Team Most Valuable Player in 1983 and 1984.

- Standout at Plattsburgh High School, 1981-84.

- CVAC MVP, 1984.

DOUG KIMBLER

- Three-season member of Post 20, 1985-87.

- Team captured District IV title in 1985.

- Standout at Beekmantown Central School, 1985-87.

- Four-time letter winner at College of St. Rose, 1987-90.

- Inducted into the St. Rose Hall of Fame in 2007.

- First-Team NAIA All-American in 1990, District 31 Player of the Year.

- Ranks in the top-10 all-time: batting average (.364, 6th), hits (212, 4th), runs (192, 2nd), RBI (160, 5th), doubles (50, 1st), triples (9, 3rd), home runs (26, 8th), walks (108, 5th), stolen bases (80, 3rd).

- Drafted by Detroit Tigers, 1990, 23rd round.

- Played eight seasons of professional baseball.

- Currently the head baseball coach at New York University.

JASON MILLER

- Three-season member of Post 20, 1987-89.

- Team captured District IV title in 1989.

- Standout at Plattsburgh High School, 1987-89.

- Hornets captured New York State Championship in 1989.

- Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays, 1989, 42nd round.

- Four-time letter winner at College of St. Rose, 1991-94.

- Second-Team All-American, 1994, All-ECAC, 1993 and 1994, All-Region, 1992-1994.

- Ranks in the top-10 all-time: Batting average (.421, 1st), hits (221, 2nd), runs (145, 8th), RBI (184, 3rd), doubles (34, 6th), home runs (36, 4th).

- Drafted by Texas Rangers, 1994, 24th round.

- Inducted into the St. Rose Hall of Fame in 2008.

GUS TERRY

- Three-season member of Post 20, 1994-96.

- Team captured District IV titles in 1995 and 1996.

- Standout at Plattsburgh High School, 1994-96

- Inducted into Plattsburgh High School Hall of Fame, 2013.

- Continued his baseball career at St. Rose, 1997, 1999, 2001.

- Led St. Rose to Division II World Series in 2000 – named Northeast Regional MVP.

- Earned All-Region 2000, All-Conference in 1999 and 2000.

- Ranks 5th all-time in wins (24), 3rd in strikeouts (277).

- Played professional baseball in Spain.

- Inducted into the St. Rose Hall of Fame in 2014.

1969 POST 20

- Team Captured the New York State Championship.

- Team finished 22-4.

HALL OF FAME MEMBERS

The current members of the Clinton County Mariners Hall of Fame are listed below.

2012- Harry Demary, Robert Garrow, Gary Butler.

2013- Joe Staves, Bill Durnin, Tim O’Connell, Mike St. Louis, Pip LaFountain.

2014- Tim McDonough, Jim Shutts, Wally Vanderhoff, Larry Carpenter, Randy Senecal.

2015- John Flynn, Mike Flynn, John Hart, John Rock, Mike Rock, Gerald Burdo.

2016- Jeff Doorey, John Ireland, Paul O’Connell, Dick Denny, Dale Meron.

2017- Jack Daly, Chris King, Stephen Peryea.

2018- John Zerrahn, Peter Proctor, Matt Sames, Tom Neale.

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