Vaughn Lockerman - Player
Inducted in 1988
J.V. graduated from Delmar, De High School in 1937 where he played school sports. In 1942 he joined the Delmar town team until he entered the Air Force in 1943. After his discharge, J.V. signed with the old Delmar Railroaders in 1946, and remained with them until he hung up his spikes in 1950. J.V. was the "down in the dirt, fight you till the last out" type of player who hated to lose.
The partial records available show J.V. with 613 at bats, 185 hits, 93 r.b.i.'s, and an overall average of .302. He was also a fine football player, and an excellent golfer. Like many old baseball players, when the game disbanded, took to the softball field for many years.
J.V. was employed at he E.I. Dupont Plant in Seaford De for many years, but retired from the Deer's Head State Hospital in Salisbury. Julian Vaughn Lockerman was inducted into the Eastern Shore Baseball Hall of Fame in 1988 as a player.