With running mate Dennis 8raungart, the two combined to form a hard-hitting, almost unstoppable combo, with Coady supplying the flash, Braungart the power.
Both are being inducted tonight.
Pat was also a superb baseball player (2 no·hitters. impressive batting average, 3rd team AII-State, AII-Metro, team MVP).
He got offers from FSU and Florida (football), the Mets, Tigers and Reds (baseball). He opted to stay close to home and play baseball for Valencia Community College before playing at Troy State.