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Honoring ‘the best of them all’

THE DALLES baseball players (pictured from left), Gene Eberhardt, Al Morrison and Bob Krein pose for a photo after earning spots on the 1967 Oregon All Star team. Morrison earned TD’s Outstanding Baseball Player award at the all-sports banquet.

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THE DALLES baseball players (pictured from left), Gene Eberhardt, Al Morrison and Bob Krein pose for a photo after earning spots on the 1967 Oregon All Star team. Morrison earned TD’s Outstanding Baseball Player award at the all-sports banquet.



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THE DALLES left-handed pitcher Al Morrison (far left) is greeted by his teammates Larry Richey (with jacket) and Leo Troutman after tossing a two-hit shutout with 15 strikeouts in a 3-0 Indian victory on April 14, 1967 against Wy’East High School.

— The baseball Gods were smiling from above Bob Williams Field on a picturesque Tuesday afternoon, as friends, fans, family, colleagues and ex-players memorialized the life and career of Allan “Al” Morrison – a former The Dalles High School pitching great, who died July 2 at his home...

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