|Team:||Baseball, Men's Basketball|
|Induction Class of:||2005|
John Steurer, a native of Berlin, Connecticut, was a four-year performer and two-time captain on the Western New England College baseball squad. A first baseman and starting right-handed pitcher, he hit .347 his junior season. Steurer posted a 5-3 record with a team high 50 strikeouts in 54 innings as a senior and had a 2.32 ERA that was second in the NAIA District 5. Steurer was the NAIA District 5 Player-of-the-Year in 1984 and an All-Area selection coach for Patrick Ricci's District 5 champions who finished with a 20-14 record that tied the school record for wins. With Steurer helping to lead the way, the Golden Bears were first in the nation in earned-run-average in 1982 and 1984. Steurer also was a starting guard on the men's basketball squad for two seasons. He was the team leader in free throw shooting (88.5%) in 1980 and selected to the All-Springfield Mayor's Tournament Team in 1981. Steurer had the honor of scoring the first basket in the first game played at Springfield College's Blake Arena in 1981. Steuer received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing. He is the Executive Vice President of Marketing & Client Services for Acosta Sales and Marketing Company. He resides in Westboro, Massachusetts with his wife Charlene and their two children, Jessica and Jennifer.