1982: Gordon A. Bailey

Gordon Bailey was involved in sports in Austin for more than 40 years. He was active as a participant, coach, referee, and organizer in baseball, basketball, football, and track. He worked with youth through the AISD for 38 years, managed the Junior Football program for 15-20 years, and for 50 years served with The University Interscholastic League events, especially the Texas Relays. He was named to the South Central Texas Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame in 1980 and received the Service to Mankind from Sertoma International in 1968. There is no way of measuring the number of young people Mr. Bailey has touched.