started pitching in 1976 for the Kinner Smith Team in Elmira.
1947-1948, Art pitched for Superior Busch and Remington Rand, winning the
league and playoff championships against Park Furniture.
1948 Art pitched in his first World Tournament, as a pick-up player, and
defeated Ann Arbor of Michigan.
1953, Art moved to Rochester and pitched over 100 games in his first
season, winning 72, while losing just 28.
1957 and 1958 Art had a record of 86 wins against 13 losses.
in 1960, until 1968, pitching for the Charlotte Merchants, Bob Jons and
Beggy’s, Art won numerous city league titles while compiling a record of
470 victories against 61 defeats.
this period, Art also won 11 Invitational Tournaments.
in 1969, Art became the player/manager of several teams and in 1972 he
took his team to the ISC World Tournament in Rock Island, Illinois,
winning his only start 2-1, striking out 11 against Phoenix, Arizona.
1983 Art gave up managing, but not playing, winning the Classic League and
playoffs at Kodak for three straight years.
retired in 1992 at the age of 66, because of a knee injury, which required
- In his
career, Art won approximately 1400 games in 1800 starts, including 102
- He played
in a total of 6 World and National Tournaments.
was inducted into the Elmira Hall of Fame in 1984.