Lawson Pair, Gallaudet pitcher, led the national NCAA-III
pitchers in 1977 in two categories – most strike outs
per game average and total season strike outs.
Prior to enrolling at Gallaudet, he pitched two seasons
in junior college ball and then accepted a baseball
scholarship offer with a NCAA-I program. Unhappy
at that college, he withdrew and then enrolled at
Gallaudet. His arrival on the campus created a buzz
among the players on the team and they couldn’t wait
for the 1977 season to start.
In 1978 he led the Gallaudet team to a conference