Ron Hassey

Former UA baseball player Ron Hassey stands at bat during a spring training game against the Cleveland Indians at Hi Corbett Field on March 28, 1989.

A.E. Araiza / Arizona Daily Star

Ron Hassey declined scholarship offers from USC and ASU to play for the Wildcats and lead them to their greatest four-year period in history, 1948-52. 

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Sports columnist for the Arizona Daily Star.