Yesteryears for Aug. 21, 2021

Volunteers serve fried fish, shrimp, potatoes and beans to visitors of the Brazosport Rotary Club’s shrimp boil fundraiser Aug. 19, 2006, at Freeport Municipal Park.

75 years ago

Lake Jackson became the softball capital of Texas when the Allstars, sponsored by the Lake Jackson business men, were crowned state champions at Houston Monday night. With thirty-five of the top-ranking teams of Texas in the Amateur Softball Association tournament, the Allstars played championship ball under the guidance of Manager Wilbur McGill to win five straight games in three and a half days.

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