|Massachusetts Hall of Fame|
pitched 21 years of top-flight competition until he got bursitis and had
to quit pitching in 1965. After a seven-year layoff he started playing
again in 1972. He started playing again 1933 and won the Greater Lynn
title in 1935, 1937, and 1938. Also Greater Boston Champ in 1938
averaging 686. His best years were from 1950 through 1963 when Edgar
Landry was in his prime.
Joe won the Mass. State Championship four times and finished second seven times to Landry averaging 69% for nine years that records are available. Joe won the New England Championship twice and finished second eight times averaging 67% when they played either 11 or 15 games of 50 points. He won 2 Mass. Open titles averaging 71% and one Keene Open averaging 70%.
The highlight of his career was in 1963 when he won the Mass. State, New England, Mass. Open, and Keene Open all in the same year averaging 72% with a record of 36 wins and only 4 losses.