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sign on the square Jacksboro, Texas

It was very important to Jerry that he kick off his book tour in his hometown.John Hackley and otherfriends from Jacksboro

 More than 200 books were sold, and the signing went on for three and a half hours.

All of the profits were donated to the library.

Also on hand was Monroe Henderson (below) who played with Jerry on the Wichita Falls Stars in the summer of 1960.

 

 

 

Monroe Henderson & Jerry Craft

The event was a huge success, and Jerry was pleased to learn that the amount donated was just over $2,700.

It is a real tribute to how much the people of Jacksboro care about the library.

 

 

 

Saturday April 10thJerry's pitch.

 

Jerry threw out the first pitch of the season for the Jacksboro Little League.

 

 

 

 

 

 

He had enjoyed 21 years of coaching the local children.

 

 

 

 

 

Jerry Craft & Kathleen Sullivan

 

Saturday April 17th.

Jerry Craft and Kathleen Sullivan were featured at an Author's Book Signing at the Books-A-Million book store in Wichita Falls.

 

 

 

Clarence Myles & Jerry Craft

 

Also on hand was Clarence Myles, who played on the Stars along with Jerry.

 

 

Sunday April 18th.Jerry & son Clint

 

 

Jerry and other former players from various Negro League teams were honored at the Dell Diamond, home of the Round Rock Express.

 

 

Clevelan Grant,Jerry Craft,Everett Turner

 

 

At the luncheon, they met and shared stories and memories.

 

 

 

 

Autograph session

 

All of the gentlemen participated in an autograph session during the game.

 

 

 

 

 

Jerry Craft in Round Rock