John Hehir '73
John Hehir '73
Title: Class of 1991

John Hehir, as a standout in ice hockey and baseball you played a key role in one of Worcester State's most successful athletic eras. Your accomplishments are a tribute to your natural abilities and your determination.

You earned eight varsity letters in hockey and baseball you were a co-captain of both teams in 1973.

You were a catcher in baseball and hit a lofty .346 for your career. You were a "defensive" defenseman in hockey and opposing players were well aware of your presence on the ice. You scored 13 goals and had 42 assists. You were a member of teams that went 55-24-2 and the 1971-72 team had an outstanding 21-3 season, the most wins in a season by a Lancer hockey team.

You were an All-City catcher in 1969 at Sacred Heart Academy and traveled around the country and Canada playing fast pitch softball for Interstate Batterymen for seven years. You were a member of the Athletic Council at Worcester State for three years. You coached youth hockey in Worcester for three years and Gehrig League baseball for four years.

You are the owner of Interstate Battery of Northern Massachusetts.

With your induction, you become the second member of the Hehir family to enter the Hall of Fame. Your brother, Matthew Hehir, was posthumously inducted as a charter member in 1986.

John Hehir, it is with great pride that we induct you into the Worcester State College Athletic Hall of Fame.