VERNON MORSE

Baseball - 1993

VERNON MORSE (Painted Post) starred at PPHS as a pitcher-outfielder during the 1940s. He first won All-County honors as a sophomore outfielder; and the next two years repeated on this honor squad as a pitcher. Vern pitched PPHS to the league crown in '43, with a 11.8 game strike-out mark, and as a junior had a no-hitter vs. CFA . . . After Air Force service, Vern extended his pitching skills with the semipro Merchants, Eagles and All High teams.