Barney Elser is reflected in a plaque honoring him and fellow Hilgard coach John Schmidt. photo by Zia Nizami
Barney Elser is reflected in a plaque honoring him and fellow Hilgard coach John Schmidt. photo by Zia Nizami Zia Nizami znizami@bnd.com
Barney Elser is reflected in a plaque honoring him and fellow Hilgard coach John Schmidt. photo by Zia Nizami Zia Nizami znizami@bnd.com

Barney Elser, the ‘heart and soul of Belleville baseball,’ dies at 86

March 27, 2017 4:39 PM