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UTPA joins RGV Sports Hall of Fame to host baseball legacy event May 17
By Office of University Relations
956/381-2741
Posted: 05/08/2007
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The University of Texas-Pan American College of Education in conjunction with the Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame will be hosting the Baseball Legacy of the Rio Grande Valley Thursday, May 17, 6:30 p.m. at the UTPA College of Education Borderlands Room, 3.204. The event will celebrate 100 years of baseball history in South Texas with an exhibit of baseball memorabilia of different eras and honoring former outstanding Bronc baseball players. Also featured will be legendary UTPA coach Al Ogletree who will serve as the guest of honor. Pictured are members of the History and Legacy of Baseball committee. Sitting left to right are Dr. Leticia de Leon, Dr. Velma Menchaca, Manuel Hinojosa and Pikey Rodriguez. Standing left to right are Joe Monaco, Scott Street, Tom Weekly, Sonia Tamez, Dr. Jose Ruiz-Escalante and Charles Vaughn. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 956/381-2873.