1995 Inductees

Jerry Andrews

Jerry Andrews, head professional of the Firewheel Golf Park, has developed Garland's municipal golf facility in such an outstanding manner that its original course has been ranked as the best municipal course in Texas four times in six years, and second the other two years. Jerry has been a member of the Professional Golf Association since 1965, five years after he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southwest Texas State University. Having served as an assistant for five years, he became the head golf professional at the Preston Trails course in North Dallas in 1965.

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Charles "Chock" Bailey

Charles "Chock" Bailey was an outstanding halfback on three championship Garland High School football teams in the mid-1950's and won all-state and scholastic All-America recognition. He received an athletic scholarship to the University of Oklahoma, but an ankle injury during his freshman season, followed by surgery, ended his college football play. As a senior at Garland High School in 1957, Chock led the Owls to their fourth consecutive district championship, followed by a bi-district victory over Gainesville. During the season, he rushed for 16 touchdowns and gained 1,407 yards, an average of 7.52 yards per carry.

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Carl Luna

Carl Luna was a starting tackle for the 1958 Texas A&M football team as a senior, after earning a letter award a year earlier with the 1957 team. The 1958 Aggies broke 13 school records and tied two others, but lacked strong bench support and posted only four victories. The same lack of squad depth had been the undoing of the legendary Paul (Bear) Bryant's 1957 A&M team, which was led by two All-Americans. Carl was one of the 15 Aggies who did most of the playing for A&M, which was undefeated and ranked number one in the country through the eighth game of the season, but narrowly lost its last two games.

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Howard (Buddy) Walker

Howard (Buddy) Walker, playing for Garland High School in the early 1950s achieved the greatest recognition of any high school tennis player of the city by winning two state doubles championships and the state singles championship. In his freshman year at Garland High in 1950, Buddy won the district singles championship. Earlier he teamed with Rod Williams to win the boys doubles championship of the T.A.A.F. in 1948. In 1951, he won the junior boys singles in the Texas Junior Tennis Development Tournament and was selected for the Texas Junior Davis Cup Team.

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