Bruce played baseball for California
High School and became a standout pitcher for California State College
and was a member of the 1962 - `63 NACA District 30 Championship Club.
His .130 ERA is a school record. He pitched in the Major League for 11
years for the National League Pittsburgh Pirates, and Atlanta Braves and
for the American League Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox, and
has been coaching in the Atlanta Braves farm system since 1982.
Named the Pitcher of the Month for May 1971 and June 1973 Awarded the
Professional Baseball Achievement Award Mon Valley Pro Athlete of the
Year Award in 1969
Recipient of the Illustrious California Award from California University
Washington County Hall of Fame, Distinguished Athlete Big Ten Hall of