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Hurst-Euless-Bedford

SPORTS HALL OF FAME

In Recognition of


LEON HOGG

Inducted February 1, 2003



Moved to Euless, Texas, 1962;  Relative of Texas Governor James Hogg;  Euless Girls Softball Association:  Vice President 1977, President 1979-84;  Held First State TAAF Tournament for Girls Softball in Euless;  Instituted Local Tournament for the Six to Nine Year Olds;  Initiated Upgrades for Park Athletic Facilities;  Received the Park and Leisure Award Services Volunteer of the Year Award 1991-92;  Euless Park and Leisure Services Board:  Appointed 1985, Chairman 1989-96;  Obtained Grant to Create Bear Creek Park;  Refurbished and Updated all Euless Baseball and Softball Fields in City Parks;  Started the Parks at Texas Star;  Euless City Council:  Elected 1996;  Completed Phase I of Parks at Texas Star which was Voted the Best Park Design in the State of Texas;  Completed Golf Course at Texas Star;  Completed Phase II of Parks at Texas Star;  Goal for Self and City is to Make Euless an Amateur Athletic Center.


Born March 10, 1936

 "A Man of Character"