October 18, 2011 - 9:00am
Charlie Tyra passed away a few years ago, but in his time he proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that he is a Sports legend of the Ville.
In 1957 professional basketball was in a buzz about power forward/center Charlie Tyra. Indeed, this was proven unquestionably when the young man received the second overall draft pick in the first round.Before that exciting day for the tenacious “big man” he was an All-Star at Atherton...
October 12, 2011 - 9:00am
Louisville Slugger Field has stood since 2000 as a proud statement to the baseball world- an extension of the most legendary equipment in modern athletic history.
In 2000 you’d think we were boarding the U.S.S. enterprise when we went to that first game at Louisville Slugger Field.
October 10, 2011 - 9:00am
Walt Terrell is a man that has made an important impact everywhere he's gone. Today, in Sports legends of the Ville, I take a look at those impacts.
In 1982 a young man from Jeffersonville, Indiana made his debut as a major league baseball starting pitcher.Walt Terrell, quickly became a staple of that New York Met team where he played his early years. After being drafted as a standout at Morehead State College, the Mets had made a trade with...
October 6, 2011 - 9:00am
Frank (Fuzzy) Zoeller has certainly made a name for himself in the golf world, because of that he's the focus of this Sports legend of the Ville segment.
Frank Zoeller Jr. might just be the most affable man ever to join the PGA. A polar opposite to the fastidious upper class golfer stereotype, Zoeller acts more as an “everyman” on the course than a professional athlete. Indeed, his light-hearted play makes his nickname “Fuzzy...
October 5, 2011 - 9:00am
Billy Herman's name remains all over baseball record books, and for good reason. Today, I'm looking into the New Albany second baseman.
Some time ago I received a letter in reference to an article I wrote regarding the local athletes in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The writer indicated that I neglected to mention the great Billy Herman, surprising to me because I thought I had included the New Albany second base legend.