The Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association have added five more former players, coaches and others with ties to Indiana and significant contributions to the game of baseball during its 2013 induction ceremony on Jan. 25 2013. We are proud to announce that one of those new members include Gene Butts. Here is a short profile of his accomplishments.
GENE BUTTS (selected by the IHSBCA):
Butts graduated from Beaver Dam High School. He umpired more than 55 years, working 35 Sectionals, 24 Regionals, 17 Semi-States and eight State Finals. He was named IHSAA-UOTY in 2000. Butts also worked collegiate games for 45 years in the Hoosier-Buckeye, Mid-American and Mid-Central conferences.