Luis  Alamia, Jr.

Amador "Mayo" Anzuldua

Inducted: 2004

Best Known For: Softball

Hometown: Hargill, TX

HS: Raymondville High School

College: Durham College of Business


He was once the best fast-pitch softball player in the state of Texas, leading championship runs for teams in Raymondville and Edinburg.

“Mayo” Anzaldua learned the sport at the age of 10 growing up in Hargill as the youngest of 13 children. At age 16 he became the youngest Hispanic in the league with Corpus Christi, fanning 14 in a 1-0 win that year.

After graduating from Raymondville HS and Del Mar College, Anzaldua made a splash in the Valley and continued to pitch in city and church leagues in Corpus from 1951-62.

Lifetime, this pitching great won over 200 games, struck out more than 2,000 batters, and hurled 20 no-hitters, finally retiring in 1975.

He worked for many years in Edinburg and was honored with a proclamation from the City of Edinburg in 1993, plus induction into the Corpus Christi Softball Hall of Fame in 1999.