MJC’s Bo Aiello inducted into California Community College Baseball Hall of Fame
(Modesto, CA) – Paul “Bo” Aiello, Modesto Junior College professor of physical education and former head baseball coach for the Pirates, was recently recognized by the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association as an individual who has made an exemplary contribution to California Community College Baseball by inducting him into the CCCBCA Hall of Fame Class of 2016.
Aiello served 28 years as the Modesto Junior College head baseball coach. He retires on July 2, 2016 as one of the winningest coaches with an overall record of 666 – 481. His coaching career spanned five decades. In addition, Aiello also served 9 years an assistant coach.
Aiello began his coaching career at the community college level as an assistant in 1979 before taking over as MJC’s head coach in 1982. In 2008 he stepped down as the head coach, only to resume the position in 2012 for the next two seasons. He spent the last two years as an assistant coach before retiring.
Coach Aiello graduated from Grace Davis High School in 1971. He attended Modesto Junior College for two years before receiving a scholarship to play baseball at the University of Oregon, and played one year of professional baseball for the Gray’s Harbor Ports in the Northwest League.
“Bo has been a great representative of MJC and our baseball program over several years,” said Nick Stavrianoudakis, MJC director of athletics. “He continues to be influential with the current crop of student athletes. He’s a real asset to the MJC baseball program, even in retirement.”
Director of Athletics