Breeding, Gerald 1976-08-02

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Gerald Breeding recalls the San Angelo, Texas High School sports, focusing on the football team and the outstanding players.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Gerald Breeding

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Date: August 2, 1976

Location: San Angelo, Texas

Interviewer: Steven Gamble

Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: To West Texas in tire business, Operates San Angelo Sporting Goods Store, Football (1940s), Small roster, Small coaching squad, Bobcat Booster Club, "Red" Ramsey, Pete Sikes, Early "Bobcat" attendance, Memorable games, Outstanding players, Integration(1950s), Past players' present occupations, Post-war years

Tape 1, Side 2: Effects of athletics on "young men", Good football teams (1950s), Outstanding players (1950s), Early 1960s teams, Against Tascosa (1963), State championships (1966), Players progress to college football, State championship, Against Spring Branch, Texas, Most memorable games, Most memorable player, Best opponent, San Angelo basketball team, State championship (1963), San Angelo's enthusiasm for basketball

Tape 2, Side 1: Professional baseball (early 1950s), Longhorn League, Sophomore League, Owners of teams, Financial problems, Fan support, Baseball facilities in San Angelo, Gwen Field, Feasibility of San Angelo baseball support, Strong aspect of sports in West Texas, Factors for winning tradition, Spirit, Support, Domination of 5-AAAA athletics, Women's athletics

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1940-1976

Bulk Dates: 1940-1966

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