- Throws Right
At age 34, Marcel Vogels was the oldest player of the Belgian national team in the 1978 Amateur World Series, their first appearance in an Amateur World Series. He was 3 years older than Willy Lagrilliere, the next-oldest. He was 1 for 6 with a walk and had 10 putouts and an error, backing up Philippe Kleinjans in right and Albert De Lannoy in left. He also pitched one game, allowing 7 hits, 3 walks and 8 runs (only 4 earned) in 5 innings, fanning two. His 7.20 ERA was second on the team, .45 behind Marc Arnouts and 1.80 ahead of #3 Marcel de Saedeleer. He later was an umpire, working the 1986 B-Level European Championship.