Bannister, Floyd Franklin 2008-07-02

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Floyd Bannister, a member of the College Baseball Foundation’s Hall of Fame 2008 induction class, was interviewed about his playing days as a pitcher with Arizona State University. He discusses his baseball career, the impact of his family, his mentors and playing baseball at the collegiate and professional levels.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Floyd Franklin Bannister

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Date: July 02, 2008

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 00:55:39


Introduction; Background; Parents and grandparents; Siblings; Left handed throw; Progression of pitch; High School; Baseball progression; Draft; Visiting Arizona State; Challenge playing at University level; Shoulder tenant issue; Thought first stepping on the mound; Excitement of competing at that level; Looking forward to sophomore year; Broken wrist; Training for healing process; Rivalry; ASU success; Personal success throughout college; Coaches; Recovery; Moving on after collegiate level ball; Number one pick; Meeting spouse; Thoughts on the change of baseball schedule; Abilities and limitations; Family life; Influence on children athletically; Credit to father in baseball.

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Transcript: No transcript available

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