SJU Hall of Fame Nod for Rich Aurilia

Screen Shot 2014-02-19 at 12.33.09 PMSt. John’s University, Jamaica, will induct  its 19th Hall of Fame class March 1, and former baseball player Rich Aurilia will be one of seven new members.

Born in Brooklyn, Aurilia played 15 years in the big leagues as an infielder for the San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds.

He starred for the Red Storm from 1990 to 1992, won All-BIG EAST Rookie of the Year (1990) and was selected as a member of the 1991 All-BIG EAST first team.

Before St. John’s, Aurilia played his high school ball at Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge.