BW Class of 1976 | Induction Class of 2011
Dean Horger was one of the best homerun hitters in BW and OAC history.
He was a four-year starter and co-captain as a senior. He hit .325 as a sophomore in 1974 and was named to the second-team All-District IV. His senior year of 1976, he was named as BW’s Most Valuable Player, an OAC Player of the Week and was tabbed as the first-team All-OAC third baseman. Horger was the first collegiate player to hit a homerun at the old Cleveland Stadium and set BW single-season records in runs, doubles, runs batted-in and homeruns. His record of nine homeruns in a single season stood for 25 years at BW and for four years in the OAC record books.
Horger also played basketball and lettered his sophomore year and went on to serve as a student coach of the junior varsity team as a senior.
He was a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.
Today, Horger is the Executive Benefits Director of Genworth Financial in Richmond, Virginia.