Special Events, Talks Plus, Words

Author Signing of Inspirational Story “Champion of the Barrio”

When: Sun., Nov. 22, 2-4 p.m. 2015

Meet Gaines Baty, author of "Champion of the Barrio: The Legacy of Coach Buryl Baty", at the Barnes & Noble at La Cantera. This book tells the story of Gaines' father, legendary A&M football star and high school coach Buryl Baty. At a time before the civil rights movement, Baty fought the bigotry and racism faced by his team of Mexican American athletes from the Segundo Barrio in El Paso. In the book, his former athletes reflect on the inspiration and leadership Coach Baty brought to them as both individuals and as a team.

Price: Free