Bobby Moegle Among New Inductees for Texas Sports Hall of Fame
(pictured L-R: Walt Garrison, Ricky Williams, Cat Osterman, Bobby Moegle & Drew Brees)
Last night in Waco, the 2012 Class of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame was officially inducted.
Locally, the most notable inductee was former Monterey High School baseball coach Bobby Moegle. When his career ended in 1999 Moegle had the most wins in not just Texas, but the whole country. Moegel's record was (1,115-266-1). According to the Texas Sports Hall of Fame he currently ranks fifth on the national list. Moegle has taken 13 teams to the 4A and 5A state tournaments, winning state championships in ’72, ’74, ’81, and ’96. He also finished second in the state tournament four times. Moegle was a four-time Texas High School Coach of the Year, and was named the National Coach of the Year in 1972. Moegle coached at Monterey from 1960-1999.
The other inductees were New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, former Oklahoma State and Dallas Cowboys fullback Walt Garrison, former Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros infielder Eddie Matthews, former Los Angeles Lakers and Orlando Magic center Shaquille O'Neal, former Texas Longhorn softball pitcher Cat Osterman and former Texas Longhorn and Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams.