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1949 Bowie High School baseball champion laid to rest

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1949 Bowie High School baseball champion laid to rest

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1949 Bowie High School baseball champion laid to rest
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12449/7040976?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 18:00:38 +0000 1949 Bowie High School baseball champion laid to rest 1949 Bowie High School baseball champion laid to rest http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12449/7040976?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KTSM at noon. i'm linda ong. alejandra: i'm alejanda briones. alejandra: new at noon... a piece of el paso history gone in an instant. 1949 bowie high school champion andy morales died monday. today funeral services were held at the st. raphael church. nc9 at noons chorus nylander was there he spoke with those who knew them who tell us what he leaves behind... chorus: you could just feel the emotion in the air feelings of sadness and joy all at the same time as friends, family, people andy morales encountered in all points of his 85 years of life here to pay their respects and remember a champion. not a dry eye in the room. people seeking comfort through prayer, song and sharing stories of their run ins with morales always positive. and what stories there are to tell, he was best known for being the second baseman during the legendary 1949 bowie high school baseball state championship win. an el paso proud moment still well known more than 65 years later. morales also a long time high school coach himself. inducted into the el paso baseball hall of fame. i spoke with joe divis also a hall of famer who knew morales more than 50 years. joe divis "he was instrumental in getting young kids to play baseball and be honorable and everything else tolerated some of the circumstances that took place in el paso" chours: divis says morales and the rest of the 1949 champions did something never seen before by being what he calls the first team of mostly mexican heritage to go to the state championship and come out victorious. but it wasn't easy he says there was plenty of racism at the time but morales always overcame it with love. now there are only two players left who were in that 1949 championship. morales leaves behind 5 children, 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. in east el paso chorus nylander nc9 at noon time but morales always overcame it with love. now there are only two players left who were in that 1949 championship. morales leaves behind 5 children, 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. in east el paso chorus nylander nc9 at noon monica: good afternoon and happy




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