Being inducted into a hall of fame is always an occasion for celebration and is usually accompanied by all the due praise of the player’s on-field successes, team triumphs, and their many honors and accolades they collected throughout their career.

But for one local civil servant, the proverbial “call to the hall” has had a somewhat different tone, being just as much about what he did on the field as what he has done since hanging up the cleats.

The Lake Sun