|Birth: ||Aug. 2, 1903|
|Death: ||May 10, 1975|
New Mexico, USA
Joe Raymon "Potsy" Allen Sr - born in TX.
Potsy married Marjorie Amason, a daughter of Justice Howard Amason Sr and Birdie L Camp.
Father of Joe Raymond Jr, Ann and Howard Amason Allen.
Potsy died in NM.
University of Texas - Class of 1929
Potsy Allen Baseball Captain, ' 28 Potsy Allen, all-conference catcher, led the Steer nine to its seventeenth championship in nineteen entries during the 1928 season. Allen, ranked as one of the best catchers ever to don a mask for Texas, handled the young Texas pitchers in a way calculated to bring them through the season in fine shape. When he finished his conference play he was signed by the St. Louis Cardinals for a fling at the big show.
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS - LONGHORNS - MEN'S ATHLETICS HALL OF HONOR
J. R. POTSY ALLEN
BASEBALL (1926-28, Catcher)
FOOTBALL (1925-27, Halfback)
Inducted: 1988 (posthumously)
Hometown: Roswell, N.M.
1928 baseball team captain
All-SWC from 1926-28 and member of three SWC championship teams
Former home football game public address announcer
Others inducted into the Longhorns Hall of Fame in 1988 were:
Bill Bradley, Earl Campbell, Al Lundstedt, Joe Magliolo, Lou Maysel, David Snyder and Howard Terry.
Marjorie Amason Allen (1910 - 2011)*
Ann Allen Ray (1937 - 2009)*
AMASON & ALLEN
J. R. Potsy ALLEN
AUG. 2, 1903
MAY 10, 1975
Oakwood Cemetery Annex
Plot: Section G
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Apr 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26211786