Vincent Wixon co-produced the video Lawson Fusao Inada: What It Means To Be Free. In 2010 he was assistant baseball coach and official scorekeeper for the Ashland High School Grizzlies.
Joe Gordon (1915-1978)
A graduate of Jefferson High School in Portland and the University of Oregon, Joe Gordon was one of the finest second basemen in Major League baseball history. He played eleven years, seven with the New York Yankees and four with the Cleveland Indians, and was voted into the Baseball Hall …
Lawson Fusao Inada (1938-)
Poet, writer, and educator, Lawson Fusao Inada is an emeritus professor of English at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. In February 2006, Governor Ted Kulongoski appointed him Oregon's fifth poet laureate, and Oregonians have come to know him through the dozens of appearances he has made throughout the state …
Robert Pershing (Bobby) Doerr (1918-2017)
Until his death in 2017, Robert Pershing (Bobby) Doerr of Junction City had been for many years the oldest living player in the Baseball Hall of Fame and the only member who lived in Oregon. Voted into the Hall in 1986, he spent his entire Major League career, from 1937 …