Long time Beaver Dam baseball coach Joe Loizzo has been chosen for induction into the Wisconsin American Legion Baseball Hall of Fame. Loizzo led the Beaver Dam Post 146 American Legion squad in 1977, then again from 1982-86, and finally from 1999-2013. During his time coaching Legion Baseball his team’s had a record of 619-191(76.4%), went to state 15 times and took home state titles in 1982, 1984, 2000, 2001 and 2013. They were Legion state runners-up in 2004 and 2011. His teams also captured 14 ECAL championships.
The official induction ceremony will be next August at the same time as the American Legion All-Star Game which is held annually at American Family Field in Milwaukee.
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