Mike Krueger

Was born in Tacoma in 1950 and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1969, where he ran cross country and track under coach Dan Watson. He joined the Tacoma Fire Department in 1976 and retired as Captain of the Hazardous Materials Unit and Engine 12 after 28 years with the department.

Mike was a longtime third basemen for the Tacoma Firefighters, and his speed on the basepaths allowed him to score from second on fly balls to turn long outs in to run-scoring sacrifice flies. He was named to several tournament all-star teams during his playing career. He and his wife Denice live in Tacoma.