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Lou Brock

Posted in Bellerive Gardens with tags , , , , , on July 19, 2021 by Cade

June 18, 1939 – September 6, 2020

As a baseball player, one could certainly do worse than follow the path of Lou Brock. From joining the baseball team in college in hopes of securing a scholarship to be able to stay in school…to setting stolen base records and becoming a first-ballot hall of famer, Brock’s baseball career was anything but typical.

He made the team in his first year at Southern University and batted a paltry .189.

He got better. Continue reading