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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Shug Horton: Greatest High School Baseball Coach in South Carolina History Retires

TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012

MORRIS: Longtime Bamberg-Ehrhardt baseball coach retiring - Ron Morris -

G1K54QCBK.3Staff Photographer        BAMBERG — - WHEN DAVID Horton walks into Frye’s Drive-In restaurant off U.S. 301 just outside Bamberg, all heads turn. Gov. Nikki Haley might attract the same attention in her hometown, but not likely. Horton glad hands a couple of old heads and quickly hurries off to a back room as a voice resonates from a table deep in the main dining area.

“Coach, you don’t need to retire,” the patron shouts.
There is no turning back now. Word spread last week through this community of 3,700 residents that the greatest coach in the history of South Carolina baseball has seated himself in the Bamberg-Ehrhardt High dugout for the final time.

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