J. Leroy Muir - Player
Inducted in 1998
A left-hand pitcher with a great curve and good control. Played varsity ball three years at Georgetown High School. After graduation in 1950, he pitched American Legion ball with Indian River Post #22 where he was able to sharpen his pitching skills. 1951 found him with the Millsboro club in the Bi County League where he pitched and played first base. He was selected to play on the All Star roster and was a key player in helping Millsboro win the Bi County League Championship. Leroy also attended Spring Training Camp in Deland Florida as a free agent. In December of 1951 he was offered a contract to play with the Lexington Baseball Club in the North Carolina League (Class D). His won and lost record was not to their liking so he was released. Upon his return home he played first base for the Millsboro team in the Central Shore League where he helped the team win the Championship, 1952. Leroy considered one of the highlights of his baseball career was pitching a 14 inning game even though he lost. He entered the military service where he continued his baseball career with much success.