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Keeping the Nostalgia Alive Show!

January 9, 2020

Kokomo Wildkat and Drake Bulldog Erwin Cox shares his story!

Erwin Cox is our guest and he shares his story about a life in athletics, from Kokomo Wildkat thru his career as a Drake Bulldog! The Cox family was 9 siblings deep and the athletic talent was amazing! Erwin does an amazing job sharing his story from little league baseball, dishing the ball to Bob Netolicky at Drake and his stories of high school sports in Kokomo! It was neat to hear first hand accounts and also what legendary coach Joe Platt meant and how he coached!

 

Myra Fleener: [about Jimmy Chitwood] You know, a basketball hero around here is treated like a god, er, uh, how can he ever find out what he can really do? I don't want this to be the high point of his life. I've seen them, the real sad ones. They sit around the rest of their lives talking about the glory days when they were seventeen years old.
Coach Norman Dale: You know, most people would kill... to be treated like a god, just for a few moments. This is Erwin Cox's moments....

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