Friday, February 5, 2010

SWC Wing Opens at Texas Sports Hall of Fame

"The Southwest Conference returns Saturday. The Southwest Conference Gallery will open its doors as a part of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. The expansion to the Texas Hall of Fame will be home to the largest collection of Southwest Conference items anywhere."

"TEXAS CHRISTIAN - The Horned Frogs were members of the conference from 1923-1996. 3 team national championships.

Exhibit includes: Football great Davey O’Brien; K.T. Aldrich’s 1939 All-American Blanket; 1929 team picture; baseball team pictures from 1933 and 1963; TCU’s winningest baseball coach and All-SWC pitcher Lance Brown’s 1963 jersey; Jordan Reynolds’ track jersey, shoes and shot put; tennis coach Bernard “Tut” Bartzen and jacket; an original TCU basketball uniform; James Cash, who in 1965 was the first African-American to receive basketball scholarship to any SWC school."

Story from the Waco Tribune here


3 comments:

Texas Hammer said...

I'd rather not see any SWC stuff....it just makes me that more upset.

One of the greatest conferences ever.

RIP

BuckNasty said...

They froze Davey O'Brien and put him at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame? Man, I've got to go.

CounselorFrog said...

Ha, epic fail by the Waco Tribune.