Tales of Al Thomy and Ty Cobb’s funeral from Ogi Overman at the Jamestown News

Posted by Andy Durham on October 22, 2012 at 8:24 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

David ‘Ogi’ Overman, the publisher of the Jamestown News, on a man that we all loved and respected, Al Thomy….Mr. Thomy passed away on Sunday October 14 and Ogi has many memories about Al and his life covering sports….. My mentor, my hero, my friend Al had never given me any reason not to believe …Read the Rest…

He was a small man in size, but a real ‘Giant’ when it came to sports coverage:Al Thomy has moved on to the front desk

Posted by Andy Durham on October 16, 2012 at 2:09 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | 5 Comments to Read

Al Thomy has died at age 87……He was one of the all-time greats and I would have to say, he was the best sports writer that I have ever met….There are a few, that may one day surpass Al Thomy, but they will have to be writing on their deathbed if they do it…. I …Read the Rest…