Eulogy: ARCHIE MOORE

When I think of ARCHIE MOORE, an old proverb comes to mind. Suppose you want to build a tower. First you sit down and figure the cost. Then you see if you have enough money to finish it. Otherwise, if you lay a foundation and can't complete the building, everyone will make fun of you. In all the years we talked while Archie was teaching me, he never complained about the years of being the No. 1 contender and being mistreated as champion. All I ever heard were these pieces of the foundation of a great American--the traveling on boxcars and...

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