Chadd Elected to Kansas Hall of Fame

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Former Kansas State All-American outfielder David Chadd has been elected to the Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame's Class of 2010, the Kansas Baseball Association has announced.

A letterman from 1987-88, Chadd will be one of five players enshrined during a ceremony on January 30 in Wichita. Joining Chadd are Greg Brummett, Paul Sanagorski, Paul Savage and the late Joe Wilhoit.

Currently the Vice President of Amateur Scouting for the Detroit Tigers, Chadd was a two-year starter for the Wildcats and 1988 second team All-American for then-head coach Mike Clark.

Chadd, a member of K-State's All-Century Team, holds the K-State career record for batting average at .388 and still ranks in the school's top 10 single-season charts in batting average (.418), hits (84), runs (66) and homers (11).

Prior to his position with the Tigers, Chadd led the scouting departments of the Boston Red Sox and Florida Marlins and also spent time as an assistant coach at Kansas State and Wichita State.

For more on The Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame and its inductees, visit www.wichitahof.com or contact Paul Savage at (316) 393-1164.