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Looking Back on Oklahoma/Aug. 13

Susan Toth Published: August 13, 1992

1982 . . .

The OKC Slickers solidified their hold on first place in the American Soccer League standings with a 2-1 win over Nashville. The Slickers got unassisted goals in the first half by John Dolinsky and Joe Rausch. Nashville came back in the second half with a goal by Dave Strecker. Slicker Tommy Alioto was selected to play in the ASL All-Star game. A late selection, he was to take the place of Georgia's Greg Willin, who was injured.

1972 . . .

Basketball coach Don Overton and three-sport performer Tinker Owens, both from Miami, headed the list of honorees at the Oklahoma Coaches' Association annual Hall of Fame banquet. Owens was named athlete of the year. Jenks football coach Clifford "Red" Rogers won that sport's top honor, and Tom Walton of Ardmore and Bob Hart of Altus were honored as baseball and track coaches fo the year, respectively.

1962 . . .

E.L. "Jim" Roederer, OKC insurance executive, was named president of the Oklahoma City baseball club. H.B. "Spec" Richardson, Houston Colt business manager, and other officials of the parent club, made the announcement. Roederer replaced Craig F. Cullinan Jr., president of the Houston organization, as top officer on the local club.

Roederer was president of the OKC All Sports Association and instrumental in obtaining the AAA franchise. BIOG: NAME:

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