In 2013 Karl, (at ceremony with friend Jason Watts), was inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame. Karl was acknowledged for his involvement with U of A Football, Fiesta Bowl Founders and as original [...]

In 1988, The St. Louis Cardinals professional football team, began play in Tempe at Sun Devil Stadium. Now known as The Arizona Cardinals, Karl and a group of Phoenix businessmen were responsible for putting together [...]

As a Phoenix Thunderbird (lifetime member) Karl presents a check to the 1986 winner from The Circle K Shootout.

In 1978 Karl was instrumental in getting the Pac 8 Conference to accept Arizona State University and University of Arizona from the Western Athletic Conference into theirs. Re-named the PAC 10, it has since evolved [...]

Karl (middle, front) was one of the original Fiesta Bowl Founders. This group of men were the driving force to bring the game to Phoenix in 1971 and begin a new college football tradition.

As an original Fiesta Bowl Founder, Karl presents Fiesta Bowl game tickets to President Ronald Reagan.