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Legends never die, remembering Sammy

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In the 1993 movie “The Sandlot” a particular quote stands out — “The Babe” referring to Babe Ruth put into words a statement that couldn’t be more true when referring to Sammy Blair.

“Remember kid, there’s heroes and there’s legends. Heroes get remembered, but legends never die. Follow your heart kid and you can never go wrong.”

Sammy a 2016 graduate was a sports hero in Navasota. It’s easy to remember his touchdown catches like the one at McLane Stadium in 2014 against Liberty Hill, his spectacular catches that looked like a sure hit while patrolling center field in baseball or his blazing speed passing top runners on the track.


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