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Author Baty, R. Gaines, 1950- author

Title Champion of the barrio : the legacy of Coach Buryl Baty / R. Gaines Baty
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2015
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Series The Swaim-Paup-Foran spirit of sport series
Swaim-Paup-Foran spirit of sport series.
Contents "No Mexicans allowed": September 1954 -- Paris, Texas: 1930-1938 -- Coach Raymond Berry and the seeds of success: fall 1939 -- Breakout! 1940 season -- The state playoffs -- Bo and Buryl -- The mighty Paris Wildcats: fall 1941 -- Can't wait! -- Big time: fall 1942 -- Aggieland -- Dark clouds: 1943 -- The war years: 1944-1946 -- Homecoming: 1946 -- A new season: fall 1947 -- Last chance 'Gig 'em, Aggies!: fall 1948 -- A calling: fall 1949 -- A different world: summer and fall 1950 -- Finally, a real game -- Rebuilding: 1951 -- This should be our year: 1952 -- We will get this right: spring 1953 -- High hopes: 1953 season -- The playoffs! -- Nothing can stop us now: 1954 season -- Snyder game: September 24, 1954 -- On top of the world!: September 25-October 8, 1954 -- Let's get home: October 8, 1954 -- The longest night: October 9, 1954 -- This cannot be true: October 9, 1954 -- El Paso in mourning -- Buryl goes home -- What now? -- Lots of living left to do -- Coincidence or providence?: October 1966 -- Found treasures: a look into a soul: 2002 -- Afterword: the author's journey through the eyes of others -- Acknowledgments -- Reflections by those touched by Coach Baty
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Baty, Buryl, 1924-1954.
Bowie High School (El Paso, Tex.) -- Sports -- History -- 20th century.
Discrimination in sports -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Football coaches -- Texas -- Biography.
Football teams -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Hispanic American football players -- Texas -- El Paso -- History -- 20th century.
School sports -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 162349267X (electronic bk)
9781623492670 (electronic bk)