Two Friends Renew Rivalry on College Diamond

In the fall of 1987, a young bright talented young man left Rising Star and began his college life at Howard Payne University in Brownwood.

As an aspiring baseball player, David White quickly made an impression on his teammates and coaches. One of those teammates was Mark Jones, a senior. The two quickly became friends. White explains, “Jones took me under his wing and helped me out. He was a great role model for me, being my first year in college. I learned a great deal about the game of baseball from ‘Jonesy’.

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