Posts Tagged Cleveland Cougars


My Buddy Dallas — The Baddest Bull in the Ring Ever

I went to Cleveland Elementary School, and we won Norman’s unofficial  city championship in 1967 when I was in sixth grade. We had some great players, including a kid named Dallas.  Appropriately enough, he wore a beat up old Dallas Cowboy’s helmet. It looked like somebody had beaten it with different colored baseball bats and then […]

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R.I.P. Harmon Killebrew and Thanks for the Bat

When Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew passed away in 2011,  it brought back a lot of little league baseball memories. Like my very first bat. Most of my teammates at Cleveland Elementary swung 31 or 32 inch bats signed by super stars like Carl Yastrzemski and Roberto Clemente. Not me. My 27-inch “Louisville Slugger”, autographed […]

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