Tag: Babe McCarthy

A great day in Baldwyn, a day to remember "Babe"

Posted on: October 23,2015

The late Babe McCarthy (MSHOF Class of 1974) was properly honored Thursday with a marker on Main Street in his beloved hometown of Baldwyn. The marker overlooks the area about a block away where his daddy operated a cotton gin. The Babe was a self-made coach, who grew up in basketball country and became one […]

Babe will have his day, and a marker, in Baldwyn Thursday

Posted on: October 21,2015

A few years ago, I found myself in northeast Mississippi, in Hill Country, where tiny towns and communities share rich basketball histories. I had some time to kill and saw a sign pointing in the direction of Baldwyn, home of the late, great Babe McCarthy. I took the turn and 10 minutes later was there. […]