Schmidt, Rick

Schaefer, Jeff
February 6, 2018
Smith, Gerry
February 6, 2018

Schmidt, Rick

Inducted in 2004 – Hauppauge H.S. 3 sport (baseball, soccer & basketball) athlete in the early 1960’s where he earned 12 varsity letters.  He was recently inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame.  In baseball, he led the team in hitting 3 out of his 4 seasons, and he had a regular season 10-0 pitching record his junior year.  After playing baseball and basketball briefly at Wake Forest College, Rick joined the St. Louis Cardinals as an outfielder.  After his retirement from baseball, he played amateur softball in the 1970s where he was named Nassau County player of the year twice.  Rick is also a scratch golfer, having won various golf events, including multiple club championships at the Nissequogue Golf Club.  He also volunteers his time as a member of the Board of Trustees at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, where is he currently the Chairman of the Board.