John Hoscheidt
    John Hoscheidt

    Sport/Years/Inducted:
    Baseball/1973-76/2011


    Hoscheidt (1973-76) was an All-American center fielder for the Salukis in 1974, a year in which he led the Salukis with a .385 batting average and set the school record for hits (85) and RBI (45). He helped lead the team to a third-place finish at the College World Series in '74. Hoscheidt is still the career leader at SIU in triples and ranks among the school's best in total bases, stolen bases and runs scored. SIU was a combined 162-45-2 during his career. A 10th-round draft pick of the New York Yankees in 1975, Hoscheidt returned to SIU for his senior season and later played three seasons in the Kansas City Royals farm system. Hoscheidt is the owner and general manager for WRMJ Radio in Aledo, Ill.