Textile Sports Reunion held in Piedmont Saturday


The Textile Sports Reunion was held Saturday at the Piedmont Gym and Community Center on Saturday, April 2. Attendees listened to the Textile Heritage Band perform on stage. The event included speakers, sports memorabilia displays and exhibitors including the Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum, Greenville Drive Baseball, Ron Norris’ Greenville Bat Company Collection, Upcountry History Museum. A baseball card collection included Shoeless Joe Jackson and other famous players including Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson, Yogi Berra and other Major Leaguers. (Photo by Michael Lollis)