Baseball http://wknofm.org en Still Not Out: Tigers’ Baseball Icon Is World's Longest Serving Bat Boy http://wknofm.org/post/still-not-out-tigers-baseball-icon-worlds-longest-serving-bat-boy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you think you’ve been at your job for a long time, think again.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Stan Bronson </span>Jr<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. has been the bat boy for the baseball team at the University of Memphis for more than half a century. He holds the “most durable bat boy” title in the Guinness Book of World Records, has a retired jersey on the outfield wall, and is a beloved icon to generations of students and Tigers fans.</span></p> Wed, 01 May 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sara Hoover 29991 at http://wknofm.org Still Not Out: Tigers’ Baseball Icon Is World's Longest Serving Bat Boy Larry Brown and the Memphis Red Sox http://wknofm.org/post/larry-brown-and-memphis-red-sox <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Memphis Red Sox was one of the most exciting teams in the Negro League in the </span>1930s-1940s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Catcher Larry Brown created a lot of that excitement. He was known as one of the best catchers in the Negro League, a brilliant defender of home plate, throwing-out runners with cool precision and snagging wild pitches with ease.</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 23:52:09 +0000 Steve Pike & Justin Willingham 26418 at http://wknofm.org Larry Brown and the Memphis Red Sox