Re: Ellsbury (...the kid from Madras, OR) making a statement in 2011
posted at 8/11/2011 1:45 PM EDT
In Response to Re: Ellsbury (...the kid from Madras, OR) making a statement in 2011
[QUOTE]Payton was awesome for sure! Some other greats from Oregon; Danny Ainge (North Eugene high school All-American in Football, Basketball and Baseball, BYU, scratch golfer and Celtic great) Amahd Rashad (Bobby Moore at UofO by way of Tacoma, WA), Dan Fouts (UofO), Steve Prefontaine (Coos Bay, UofO at the time of his death, age 24 held every track and field world record from 2,000 to 10,000 meters), Terry Baker (Portland,OSU Heisman Trophy winner), Mel Renfro (Portland, UofO Dallas Cowboy great), Dave Wilcox (Vale, UofO SF 49er Great), Bob Lilly (Pendleton and Dallas Cowboy great), Dick Fosbury (Medford Senior High, inventor of the Fosbury Flop), Mickey Lolich,
Marshall Holman (Medford Senior High, PBA Great), Tonya Harding LOL (Milwaukee), Bill Bowerman (Portland and UofO legendary Track and Field Coach), Peter Jacobson (Portland PGA Star),
Scott Brosius (McMinnville NYY and 98 World Series MVP) and last but certainly not least Johnny Pesky (Portland, Boston Red Sox legend and 1942 Rookie of the Year)
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Johnny Pesky, 1968 World Series MVP Mickey Lolich and PGA golfer Peter Jacobson are all graduates of Portland's Lincoln High School (which counts my daughter among its current students).