Bannister, Alan 2010-07-01

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Alan Bannister talks about his career as a baseball player, the teams that he played for and positions he played on the field. This interview was conducted as part of the annual College Baseball Foundation’s College Baseball Hall of Fame weekend.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Alan Bannister

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Date: July 01, 2010

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Henry Crawford

Length: 01:12:20


Background; Born in Montebello, California; Father was a master machinist; One older and one younger brother; Two daughters; Went to Kennedy High School; Baseball interests; Started in high school; High school coach was good; Won California Interscholastic Foundation Award; Went to Arizona State University; About college baseball; First big league; Team was good at that time; Special moments; Games played; Short stop position; Major League Baseball spring training; Sent to Triple ‘A’; Played for Philadelphia Phillies; Played at outfielder position; Chicago White Sox; Played short stop; Enjoyed playing; Ballpark issues; Press; Press is conduit; Responsibility; Baseball conference progress; More teams have come up; College Baseball Hall of Fame; Felt honored and privileged; Being in sports is a privilege.

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