New York, NY |  College of Staten Island baseball coach Michael Mauro has garnered plenty of accolades for his coaching, but on April 6 he will be honored for his tremendous accomplishments as a player, as John Jay College has named him to their Hall of Fame Class of 2019.  Announced at their annual Homecoming, Mauro will be honored along with five other individuals and the entirety of the 1983 Baseball team on Saturday, April 6, at 5pm, at John Jay’s Dining Hall.

Chasing the CSI record for all-time wins in baseball behind current CSI Hall-of-Famer Bill Cali, Mauro has been coaching the Dolphins since the 2009 season, winning CUNYAC Coach of the Year honors eight times while collecting seven CUNYAC Championships.  But Mauro’s attack on the baseball record books began as a player, where he starred on the Jon Jay College baseball team from 1988-90, his collegiate career cut short by his entry into Major League Baseball with the Detroit Tigers.

During his time with the Bloodhounds, Mauro led JJC to a pair of CUNYAC Championships as well as a Knickerbocker Conference title.  Mauro led the conference in hitting and was named an NCAA All-District Player in 1990. He finished his career with a .434 batting average with 174 hits and 88 stolen bases. In 1990, he was selected as the John Jay College Male Athlete of the Year.

Mauro will be honored along with Phil Franko, Jamar Harry, Connie L. Magnus-Melendez, Vincent Maiorino, John Verwoet, and the the 1983 Baseball Team.  

The The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at John Jay College. Information regarding time, tickets, and sponsorship opportunities are available by visiting: