Year Inducted: 2015
Category: Football and Baseball
Reynolds was a two-sport standout for Catawba, starting four years in both football and baseball. In 1970, he was a 26th round draft pick of the Chicago White Sox and advanced as far as AA ball. He was a three-time minor league All-Star. He roomed with Bucky Dent in rookie ball and also played with well-known major leaguers Jerry Hairston, Brian Downing and Goose Gossage.
At Catawba, Reynolds was a two-time All-NAIA District 26 performer in both sports. He played both receiver and defensive back in football and was co-captain as a senior. He made 35 career catches for 443 yards and had at least six interceptions as that stat is only available for two of his seasons.
As a catcher in baseball, Reynolds had a .264 career average with 12 homers and 61 RBI. He batted .318 as a freshman and hit five home runs as a sophomore. One of his biggest games came as a junior when he collected seven RBI in a win over Atlantic Christian.
Reynolds has been elected to the Williamston High School and Gloucester County (NJ) Halls of Fame. He and his wife, Mary Ann, have four children, Dan, Elizabeth, Brad and Rebecca, as well as seven grandchildren.
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