BIG-LEAGUE PITCHER KNEW WHEN TO WALK AWAY

By Bartee Haile.
 
Proving he was in top-notch pre-war form, the big Red Sox pitcher named "Tex" won his third start in 13 days on Apr. 29, 1946. Cecil Carlton Hughson was born in 1916 at the tiny community of Buda south of Austin and grew up in nearby Kyle. When it came time to choose a college, he stayed close to home enrolling in the University of Texas, where he turned into an All-Southwest Conference pitcher under the Longhorns' legendary coach "Uncle Billy" Disch.

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