Jack Kaiser Inducted in 2012

Contributor Inducted in 2012
Jack Kaiser Jack Kaiser, Inducted into the NYC Hall of Fame in 2012
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John Warren Kaiser (October 6, 1926 – May 25, 2022) a Brooklyn native was Athletics Director Emeritus at St. John's University. He was a baseball player, college coach, and administrator.

As a player, he helped St. John's to the 1949 College World Series. After a brief minor league career, he became head coach at St. John's. Kaiser led the now-named St. John's Red Storm baseball team to eleven postseason appearances, including three trips to the College World Series (1960, 1966, and 1968) in his 18-year career as head coach. Kaiser then became athletic director at St. John's and was instrumental in the establishment of the Big East Conference