John Feldner has been heavily involved in baseball at all levels in McFarland and gained the respect of coaches throughout the state for his commitment to baseball, to his community and to the young men he has coached. He has been a boss, coach, counselor, friend, and mentor. Now he can add Hall of Famer to his remarkable resume.

Feldner was inducted into the Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame during a luncheon at the Madison Marriot West Hotel in Middleton on Feb. 14. He is beginning his 41st season as head coach at McFarland High School, where his teams have accumulated 350 wins and have won regional championships in each of the last three decades.