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Texas High School Baseball Association Hall of Famer to visit Bush Library

For Release: January 29, 2008
College Station, TX -

Swing batter, batter! The George Bush Presidential Library Issues Forum presents Coach Rex Sanders at 7:00pm on Tuesday, February 12. This interactive lecture is titled "If George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were Baseball Coaches: Lessons on Leadership."

Coach Sanders is the former head baseball coach at A&M Consolidated High School and currently serves as the Executive Director for the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association. Other notable accomplishments include: coaching the first National Nike All-American Game in Yogi Berra Stadium in 2003, hosting former President George Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev during one of his own games in 2001, and also receiving the Ray Knoblauch Award for Coaching Excellence in 2003. Coach Rex Sanders was also inducted into the Texas High School Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006.

Join us at 7:00pm for this exciting presentation in the Museum Orientation Theater. This event is free to the public with reservations. To ensure your spot, please call (979) 691-4014. Don't miss out on the excitement. This presentation is presented in conjunction with the "Born to Play Ball" exhibit which opens on March 1st.

For this and other events, be sure to check out our website http://bushlibrary.tamu.edu

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091