WhiteWings Celebrate (Surviving) 20 Years

Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings LogoThe indy pro Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (United League) are celebrating their 20th year of existence this season.  It hasn’t been easy or pretty along the way, as the Valley Morning Star points out, but the team has survived and reportedly no longer owes money to the city Harlingen (TX).  Read more here and here.

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  1. ballparkbiz

    An interesting tidbit here — Al Gallagher, president of the WhiteWings and mentioned in the stories, was my 8th grade teacher in Clovis (CA) back in the 1970s. You can read all about the fascinating saga below:

    http://nlfan.yuku.com/topic/3755/Dirty-Al-Gallagher#.U5FPjyio-_I

    You can read a little Gallagher history below:

    http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/Al-Gallagher-Dirty-Al-is-a-manager-Ex-Giant-2604694.php

    Alan

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