On Sunday, June 23, 2014 Red Ball was inducted into the Michigan Sporting Clay Association Hall of Fame. Red is 71 years old and has been shooting clays since 1985 and continues to shoot today. Red is famous for his design of the Red Ball Super Trap and earned the first AA classification in Sporting Clays in 1985. Ball also designed many sporting clay courses, he designed and put in the first one in Michigan in Grand Blanc. He also designed a course in Bay City, Freeland, Detroit and many more. On top of that he designed courses in Colorado and Oklahoma.