Bennett, Bob 2010-07-01

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General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bob Bennett

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Date: July 01, 2010

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Henry Crawford

Length: 00:35:58


Background; About his grandfather; His family; Childhood influences; Early recollections of playing baseball; His first coach; His high school coach; Difficulties with coaching; Military service; Coaching career; Teams he coached; Recollections of good players; Challenges; Increasing spectators; Promoting baseball; Changes in procuring players; Coaching philosophy; Importance of fairness; His coaching techniques; Views on baseball; Wooden bat vs. metal bat; Comparison of game plays; His coaching staff; Attitude towards ‘minor sports’; Awards and recognition; Future of baseball; Advent of coaching books; Concern about turnover of coaches; Effects of big schools; Contribution of players to coaching strategies; Life after coaching; Writing books; Hobbies; Misses coaching; Teaching career; Taught typing; Techniques used to teach.

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