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Lou Brock

Louisiana Legends Gala

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2002-06-09

Duration: 00:05:58

Subjects: Brock, Lou, 1939- | Sports | Baseball players | Southern University and A & M College

Contributors:

  • Nickel, Jim Host
  • Fudge, Anna Marie Interviewee
  • Lee, Curtis Interviewee
  • Brock, Lou Speaker

Description

This segment from the 2002 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Lou Brock accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Brock, a native of Mer Rouge and an alumnus of Southern University, played professional baseball for the Chicago Cubs from 1961-1964 and the St. Louis Cardinals from 1964-1979. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1985. The profile includes interviews with Brock’s high school teacher, Anna Marie Fudge, and Curtis Lee of the Southern System Foundation. Host: Jim Nickel