Tunney Brooks

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Alton Goodrich Brooks (Tunney)

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Biographical Information[edit]

Tunney Brooks was captain of the Wake Forest baseball and basketball teams when Wake Forest's baseball team was chosen as Team USA for the 1951 Pan American Games. They won a Silver Medal. He had a brief pro career, hitting .168/?/.238 in 32 games for the 1953 Mooresville Moors. He was baseball, basketball, football and golf coach at Lumberton High School from 1959-1989.

His brother Bill Brooks also played in the minors before coaching, Bill doing so at the college level.

Sources: A friend of a friend, Findagrave.com