By JOHN L. SLOAN,
The Wilson Post
It was just about as perfect as you could ask for. The nights were cooling, on their way to frosty and the days warmed up to high sixties and maybe a seventy thrown in for good measure. My doe was skinned, quartered and on ice. Well mostly she was. The tenderloins and a piece of back strap had gone the way all good deer meat should go -- supper.
Gordonsville native's rise & fall
By KEN BECK,
Special to The Wilson Post
He may have been the best baseball player ever produced by Tennessee, little Tommy Bridges out of Gordonsville. At 5-foot-10-1/2 inches tall and never weighing more that 155 pounds dripping wet, he had a major league fast ball, a slippery spit ball and, perhaps, the greatest curve ball of all time.
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