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(07-08-2012 06:27 PM)RobbinsDynasty Wrote: Virginia Beach?
(07-08-2012 03:34 PM)stevep0422 Wrote: I went to high school with Lyle Overbay. We also had Bob Collucio play for the Brewers in the 70's and Jason Stumm with the White Sox although it was just for a cup of coffee, if that.
(07-08-2012 06:51 PM)pacrimcollectibles Wrote: You forgot Darcy Fast. Then again, who hasn't?
For me, in baseball the big name was Travis Lee. I graduated with Jed Hansen. We also had Jared Sandberg come out of here. For football we have Jerramy Stevens and Jonathan Stewart. Our pro wrestler: The Brian Kendrick. By the way, the last three were all in classes I taught as a substitute.
(07-08-2012 11:11 AM)RobbinsDynasty Wrote: Chipper Jones, Luke Scott, Ricky Weeks all were raised 30 minute from where i live.
(07-08-2012 06:45 PM)x yankeemike x Wrote: Yes. Hampton & VA Beach area.... I was born and raised there..but have been here in Richmond VA since I was 19(30 now)
(07-08-2012 07:12 PM)zeprock Wrote: In 1980 I was working out of Orlando, Florida delivering pre-hung doors and windows all across central Florida. One memorable delivery I made was to an up and coming community called DeLand, Florida where there was a lot of construction. I remember it to this day because I came across a couple of kids about 8 or 9 years old playing ball. Being a baseball fan I struck up a conversation with the boys. To this day I remember one boy telling me that the other boy, Chipper, was better than anyone else in school and was going to be a major league player someday. I always remembered that because the name "Chipper" stuck in my mind because it was an unusual name. When I realized that Chipper Jones was from DeLand, Florida, I had to wonder if I met him that day and I still wonder.
I coached Mike Bordick for one game in 1979. I coached Senior Little League in Hampden, Maine and my team won the league and I got to co-coach the all-star team and Mike Bordick was on that all-star team.
Players from my hometown (or real close to it) - Danny Coombs and Matt Kinney.
(07-08-2012 09:12 PM)LongliveStl Wrote: Yogi Berra grew up 15 minutes away from me