2016 Inductee
Bob Lofrano

Bob Lofrano

Bob is a 1967 graduate of Chatsworth High School. He came to Pierce College and played Baseball during 1968 and 1969.

He started 35 years of coaching baseball in 1973, with stops at Crenshaw High, Chatsworth High, and Pierce College along the way. His Chatsworth team won 9 straight West Valley League titles from 1981-1989, including the L.A. City Championship in 1983. In 1988 he was on the staff of the U.S.A. team that traveled to Japan to play against Japan and South Korea in the Goodwill Series. He was named the California High School State Coach of the Year by the United States Baseball Federation in 1988. He was honored in 1992 by the California Baseball Coaches Association for service and success.

He came over to Pierce College and coached baseball for 1990-2007, winning 8 Western State Conference titles and 8 Coach of the Year awards. He led the Brahmas to the 1992 Final Four for the only time in school history. Current Pierce Hall of Fame members and Major League Baseball players Barry Zito and Covelli Crisp played for Bob in 1998 and 1999. Since 2008 he has served as the Athletic Director at Pierce College, and is currently in his 35th year as a Baseball Scout for the Chicago Cubs.

Bob and his wife Carolyn have been married for 40 years and currently live in Woodland Hills.