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Brandon Belt, 1B -- 2012, 2014 Giants (Lufkin Hudson HS)

Don Buford, OF -- 1969-1971 Orioles (born in Linden)

Claude Cooper, OF -- 1913 Giants (born in Troup)

Oscar Dugey, 2B -- 1915 Phillies (born in Palestine)

Burt Hooton, RHP -- 1977-1978, 1981 Dodgers (born in Greenville)

Lee Lacy, OF -- 1974, 1977-1978 Dodgers; 1979 Pirates (born in Longview)

Eddie Mathews, 3B -- 1957-1958 Braves; 1968 Tigers (born in Texarkana)

Will Middlebrooks, 3B -- 2013 Red Sox (Texarkana Liberty-Eylau HS)

Craig Monroe, OF -- 2006 Tigers (Texarkana Texas HS)

Jerry Mumphrey, OF -- 1981 Yankees (Chapel Hill HS)

Charlie Neal, 2B -- 1956, 1959 Dodgers (born in Longview)

Dave Philley, OF -- 1954 Indians (born in Paris)

Carl Reynolds, OF -- 1938 Cubs (born in LaRue)

Eddie Robinson, 1B -- 1948 Indians; 1955 Yankees (born in Paris)

Jack Russell, RHP -- 1933 Senators; 1938 Cubs (born in Paris)

Scott Scudder, RHP -- 1990 Reds (Deport Prairieland HS)

Josh Tomlin, RHP -- 2016 Indians (Whitehouse)

Lee Tunnell, RHP -- 1987 Cardinals (born in Tyler)

Michael Wacha, RHP -- 2013 Cardinals (Texarkana Pleasant Grove HS)

Luke Walker, LHP -- 1971 Pirates (born in DeKalb)

George Watkins, OF -- 1930-1931 Cardinals (Palestine)




Jim Evans (born in Longview) -- 1977, 1982, 1986 and 1996 World Series

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...and when Will Middlebrooks and Michael Wacha both hit the field this week, the above list will be updated ;)

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Michael Wacha: the second East Texas pitcher to win a World Series game - joining Burt Hooton, who won THREE Fall Classic games.











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  • 1 year later...

^ yep - from Hooks, TX ... someone alerted me to that fact on Facebook the other day - I'll update soon - Thank You 🙂

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