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WORLD SERIES MANAGER HAS TIES TO SILSBEE

LEFT PHOTO: Los Angles Dodger Manager Dave Roberts signs a baseball for his aunt, Addie Irvin, on Aug. 30. 2002. In 2002, Roberts, who played his first full season on a major league roster with the Dodgers in 2002, took some time off to connect with his relatives in 2002. Irvin, Roberts’ oldest aunt, taught school for more than 50 years. Roberts led the Dodgers to the Major League Baseball World Series Championship in 2020. Robert, who played baseball at UCLA from 1993-95, became the Dodgers’ manager in 2016 and led LA to the World Series in 2018. Roberts is both the first manager of Asian heritage and second African American manager to lead a team to a World Series title. RIGHT PHOTO: Roberts also visited with his oldest cousin, Kent Irvin, who played football for Silsbee High School many years age. COURTSEY PHOTO

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA

Silsbee Mayor Kevin J. Garner (center) reads a proclamation on Dec. 19 for the Wreaths Across America event at Veterans Park in downtown SIlsbee. Looking on is Silsbee Woman’s Club President Imogene Nelson (left) and Tilford Thorkveen, Second District Commandor of the American Legion in Texas. A local Boy Scout troop place wreaths inside the pak during the ceremony. PHOTO BY DANNY RENEAU

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