Don Perkins

by Mike Magers

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While we generally focus on athletes and other individuals who played sports below the college level in New Mexico, from time to time we feature others who are also connected to the state in some unique way.  This post features Don Perkins of Albuquerque.

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John Marvin Watson

by Mike Magers

John Watson is the individual for whom Watson Memorial Stadium in Hobbs (Lea County), New Mexico is named.  The stadium is just about to enjoy its 50th anniversary.  John moved to Hobbs with his family, Mr. and Mrs. Finn Watson, in 1937 when he was 6 years old.  His father started Watson Truck and Supply in Hobbs and the company still operates under the leadership of the family.  The company began as an International Harvester truck dealership in 1943 and expanded in 1944 to include a General Motors truck and automobile dealership.

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