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Homer Jones

Homer Jones (Pro football.  Born, Pittsburg, TX, Feb. 18, 1941.)  An athletic speedster out of Texas Southern, Homer Carroll Jones signed initially with Houston of the A.F.L. but was cut in training camp before the 1963 season.  A 20th-round draft choice by the Giants, Jones then joined them but landed on the taxi squad.  When […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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