To be elected into the Babe Ruth Hall of Fame, you must be a person who played a major role in the development of the Babe Ruth program for young players ages five through eighteen years of age.
Babe Ruth League, Inc. International President /CEO Ron Tellefsen said, "Herb was certainly this type of individual as one of his major roles was contributing as a World Series Task Force Member from 1980 through and including 1994. Prior to this, Herb served as Umpire-in-Chief of the World Series in 1976, 1977, 1978, and 1979. He also served as an Advisory Board Member from 1989 until his untimely death in regulations of Babe Ruth Baseball. He was a caring person and a great human being as well as a tremendous asset to Babe Ruth League, Inc."
Herb began his career in Babe Ruth Baseball as a manager in the Clarkstown Babe Truth League back in 1957. He joins more than 100 individuals and organizations who have been awarded the honor of being inducted into the Babe Ruth Hall of Fame.