Carroll Jr., Owen 2008-07-03

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Owen Carroll talks about his father Owen T. Carroll, Sr’s baseball career and coaching history. This interview was conducted during the College Baseball Foundations Hall of Fame festivities in Lubbock, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Owen Carroll Jr.

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Date: July 03, 2008

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Lynn Whitfield

Length: 00:45:39


Personal Information; Family Information; Information about his father; Games he played; His school life; The subjects he studied; His coaching history; University scenario during World War II; Coaching; Difficulties; His Major league baseball career; Stories about his time in the major league; First time he played against Babe Ruth; Charlie Gehringer; How he behaved with his kids; Baseball; Technicalities of Baseball; Father; Watching his father play; His abilities as a baseball player; The characteristics that made him a good coach; Stories when he was a coach; How his father should be remembered.

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Transcript: Transcript available in reading room

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