Inducted Class of 1998
A University of Arizona alumnus, Bill Mehle is a former Boston Red Sox. As baseball and basketball coach for Salpointe and Rincon high schools, he led his teams to city, county, state and division championships from 1968-81. His teams won 244, lost 64 (Rincon varsity) and in 1970-71 he was named Coach of the Year with the No. 1 team in the state. Bill played baseball and basketball while in the U.S. Navy and was an athletic trainer for football. From 1955-59 Bill officiated at Arizona high school football, basketball and baseball games. He also coached Little League baseball and assisted with Special Olympics.