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Originally published: 2014-06-13 15:56:42
Last modified: 2014-06-13 15:57:26

Ingle to be inducted into SAL Hall on June 17

by Steve Behr Sports Editor

Former Appalachian State standout Randy Ingle will be inducted into the South Atlantic League Hall of Fame during a ceremony on June 17 in Hickory.


The Crawdads are also hosting the 2014 South Atlantic League All-Star Game on June 17.

Ingle was the manager of the Rome Braves from 2006-10 and from 2012-13. Ingle, who played at Appalachian State from 1977-79, still holds the program's records for single season batting average (.477) and career batting average (.404).


He is the only Mountaineer to hold a career average of over .400.


Ingle is the current manager of the Danville Braves, the Atlanta Braves' rookie-A team in the Appalachian League.


Ingle, who is in his 23rd season as a manager of a team in the Braves'organization, is also a development assistant.


Ingle's best season in Rome was 2013, when the Braves went 73-66.


Ingle was drafted by the Braves in the 14th round of the 1979 amater draft.