Hal Carlson should be in the Rockford Schools Sports Hall of Fame
Whereas, Hal Carlson attended Rockford Schools 100 years ago; Wight Elementary and Rockford Central,
Whereas, Hal Carlson's baseball career spanned 14 years, for three different teams, Hal Carlson pitched for the Chicago Cubs in the 1929 World Series, the only Rockfordian to have ever pitched in a World Series,
Whereas, Hal Carlson was talented, once even striking out the great Babe Ruth,
Whereas, Hal Carlson has a remarkable personal story, a testament to good character and sportsmanship..
Resolved, Hal Carlson should be inducted into the Rockford Schools Sports Hall of Fame, posthumously.