Rick Lackey (ret.)

Name:  Rick Lackey
I-75 League team name:  English Pigdogs
Birthdate: March 16, 1960
Currently resident of:  Grand Prairie, Texas
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Family: Wife, Diana; two daughters, Aren (25) and Kara (20)
Occupation:  Teacher
Employer: Grand Prairie I.S.D.
Job title: 7th and 8th grade Pre-AP English teacher
In plain English, what do you do: Umm… I teach.
Real-life MLB team you are a fan of: The St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers.
Years playing Strat: I played my first Strat game in 1969, but I started playing it constantly in 1976. I became a member of NASOMA in 1987, and I’m still in that league.
How you first were introduced to Strat: Kelly Armstrong’s house in Celeste, Texas, 1969. I was 9.
How you became part of the I-75 League: As part of the expansion group, 2011.
Origin of your team name: The English part is a shout out to my profession. I’ve taught English at the middle school and high school level since 1984. The Pigdogs comes from the French taunting in Monty Python and the Holy Grail and honors my NASOMA team, the Warpigs.
Any Strat involvement outside the I-75 League? NASOMA started in 1980, and I joined that league in 1987. My Warpigs have won the league 10 times. I serve as the league’s webmaster.
How to follow you: Website, Blog,  Facebook, MySpace, Twitter… The NASOMA website is www.nasoma.org. And on Facebook I am http://facebook.com/rick.lackey
Your chance to self-promote:
I don’t want to brag, but I have completely mastered the right way to do everything wrong.
How you can be reached: Email me at ricklackey@gmail.com.

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