Lew Mahony

Inducted 1986

BASEBALL

Born in Greeley, CO, Lew Mahony was a three-sport star at the University of Denver in the 1920’s. He became Athletic Director of the University in the 1930’s.

He recieved his degree in Chemical Engineering from DU in 1943 and a Master’s from Illinois Institute of Tenchnology in 1948.

Mahony was instrumental in bringing the national Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) baseball tournament to Denver. In 1936, he was elected as the President of the Rocky Mountain AAU.

After his career in sports, Mahony went to work for a variety of engineering companies all over the United States.

Mahony died in 2012.

Lew Mahony
Mahony was instrumental in bringing the national Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) baseball tournament to Denver.