One of my fondest memories of Herb Mathis who was my 7th grade English teacher at Dysart Jr. High was the day in October 1960 when instead of an English lesson, he brought a radio to class. We were treated to an hour of the 1960 World Series broadcast, when the Pirates played the Yankees. Some of the famous players included Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, and a 25 year old Pirate named Roberto Clemente. I don't remember which game it was of the seven game series, or even who won that particular game (the Pirates won the series in the 7th game with a walk-off home run by Bill Mazeroski) because we only heard one hour of it, but I still remember that day 53 years ago when Herb Mathis suspended class for a chance to listen to what would be recognized as a classic in the game of baseball, the Great American Pastime. Thanks Mr. Mathis, what a great memory from a special teacher!