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Ernie Koy, Jr.

Ernie Koy, Jr. (Pro football. Born, Bellville, TX, Oct. 22, 1942.) A 225-pound running back from the U. of Texas, Ernest Melvin Koy was a No. 1 draft choice by the Giants in 1965. Koy was a member of the “Baby Bulls” backfield with 220-pounders Steve Thurlow and Tucker Frederickson. He played at 225. Injuries […]

Ernie Koy, Sr.

Ernie Koy, Sr. (Baseball. Born, Sealy, TX, Sept. 17, 1912; died, Bellville, TX, Jan. 1, 2007.) An outfielder in the Yankees’ farm system starting in 1933, Ernest Anyz Koy was waived to Brooklyn Apr. 15, 1938, and became a regular for the Dodgers, hitting .299 in 142 games. Known as “Chief” even though he had […]

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