Terry Helget   P/C R R Essig ESSIG 2017

Terry Helget




Terry Helget- Essig

Terry played high school baseball for New Ulm Cathedral from 1984-1987 and during these years played VFW and Legion baseball in New Ulm in addition to Bi-County baseball at Essig.  He played four years of college baseball at the University of St. Thomas from 1988-1991.  Terry played his entire amateur career for the Essig Bluejays from 1988-2015 playing in 800 games over those 28 seasons and appearing in 18 State Amateur Tournaments as a player (14 times as a draftee) earning All-Tournament Team honors three times. Terry was very involved in the Essig youth and amateur programs as a player, coach, board member, and volunteer.  He was instrumental in many projects: new grandstand, fencing, scoreboard, new dugouts, new youth field, sprinkler systems, field resurfacing and new lights.  He has officiated high school and college basketball and has also umpired high school, amateur and college baseball.  He umpired the NCAA Division III World Series in 2012 and the NCAA Division II World Series in 2016.  He has been the Tomahawk East League Secretary-Treasurer since 2001 and is also active in St. Mary’s Catholic Church as a council member and lector. Terry also volunteers as a youth baseball and basketball coach and has served as a summer camp counselor for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


  Player, Manager, Coach, Volunteer Umpire  
  Favorite Baseball --"Saying\Quote"  

“You see, you spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.”   - Jim Bouton+




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