Alonzo, Paul 2002-10-01

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General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Paul Alonzo

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Date: October 01, 2002

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 01:04:41


Background; Place of birth; Parent’s information; Grandparents; Sibling information; Growing up; Waco area: Mexican community; Schools attended; Sports; Motivation towards participating in sports; Brothers’ athletic awards and abilities; Skills taught by brother; Practice; Personal ability in High School; Starting up a league; Segregation as a factor; Player’s backgrounds; Move to California; Baseball in California; Scout for the Chicago White Socks interested; The Dodgers; The field; Contract offer; Length of time playing in California; Industrial accident; Coaching; Moving back to Lubbock and coaching; Coming up with a team name; The Aztecs; First serious Hispanic team; Practice strategies and ability to choose good players; Impact on the community; Paul Garza and Hector Serna from the Aztecs; Team Meetings; Sponsorship; Success within the League; Tough scheduling making team better off; Team difficulties in playing and working; Families attending games; Playing away teams; Hoffman’s role; Laying out the framework; Photos and records of the team; Parent’s stance on sports involvement; Travel; Manager; Bobby Lagunas; Alberto; Home runs; Daughters and their sports background; Managing a girl’s team; Abernathy.

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