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I believe this photo is of a classmate of my Uncle’s (Alfred “Sonny” Saba, Jr), Stan Wawer. Stan Wawer graduated from Windham High School. In the picture Stan Wawer is talking with Baseball legend, Sandy Koufax. I am not sure of the back story, I’ll try to get it though.
These articles are from another era, written about games in the 1920’s and 30’s. The articles are all about teams with a Saba playing on them, I think they are all about Edward or Phosy Saba, though I haven’t read them all. (click on the article to read them) … Continue reading
Phosy Saba knew a lot of professional players but Walt Dropo (1/30/1923 – 12/17/2010) was different. A “local” guy who attended the University of Connecticut where he was a three-sport star at UConn in the 1940s and one of the greatest athletes in school history. Walt autographed this photo for Phosy while playing for the … Continue reading
A local write up of the scheduled Windham High School basketball game against Torrington. Edward Saba was the leading scorer and it was hoped he would play in the game.