Former Warren High baseball manager named to Hall of Fame

DOWNEY -- Former Warren High baseball coach Tom Bergeron will be inducted into the CIF Southern Section Hall of Fame this month, the CIF has announced. 

Bergeron will be one of 15 coaches and educators inducted Oct. 14 during ceremonies at The Grand in Long Beach. 

Bergeron began his career as a baseball coach with Warren High in 1969. He left after three years, beginning a 32-year tenure as manager of Gahr High School's baseball program. 

Bergeron collected more than 600 career wins, two CIF Southern Section Finals appearances, and 21 league championships. 

He has coached nine MLB players, two of which were members of the U.S. Olympic baseball teams in 1984 (Shane Mack) and 1988 (Bret Barberie). 

The baseball field at Gahr is named in Bergeron's honor.