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Rich Diecker

By NWBA, 08/13/14, 4:45PM CDT


Team History: Springfield Spoke Jockeys, Dallas Mavericks

Sports Biography:

Member of several NWBA Teams, including the St. Louis Rams, Springfield Spoke Jockeys, Peoria Highway Men. Selected in 1996 to All Regional as well as MVP. Selected in 1986-92 & 1993 to All Sectional Team and All Sectional MVP in 1986. Member of several NWBA Final Four Teams, including the 2nd place Springfield Spoke Jockeys (1985), 4th place Springfield Spoke Jockeys (1986), 4th place Dallas Mav’s (1991) and 3rd place Dallas Mav’s (1993). Also team member of the 2nd place team Stoke Mandeville Game (1986) and the 1st place Goodwill Games (1986).

On November 18th 2004 Marsha Diecker, Wife of Rich Diecker accepted his Induction into the Saint Louis Wheelchair Sports Hall of Fame. Rich joins fellow NWBA HOF Members, Dean Nosker, Wally Petro and Jimmy Greenblatt in this select group of players who have been honored by the City of Saint Louis for their involvment and accomplishments in our game.