Baylor Libraries Author Series featuring Baylor Legend Tommy Bowman and Author Chad Conine (March 1)
The Dean of Libraries, Museums, and the Press
Baylor Libraries Author Series
"Tommy Bowman: Answering the Call"
featuring a conversation with Baylor basketball legend and 2024 Founders Medal Recipient Tommy Bowman and author Chad Conine facilitated by Dave Nelson, Director of Baylor Press
Friday, March 1, 2024
Mayborn Museum Theater
and available via Zoom Webinar
Audience Q&A, reception, and book signing will follow the conversation.
Baylor Press will sell copies of Tommy Bowman: Answering the Call at the event.
This event is free and open to the public.
Tommy Bowman was the first Black scholarship student-athlete at Baylor University. He attended Baylor from 1966-1971, graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Bowman played basketball for the Bears, averaging 13.7 points and 9.7 rebounds per game during his career, twice earning first-team All-Southwest Conference honors. He is a member of the Baylor Athletics Hall of Fame (1999) and Southwest Conference Hall of Fame (2018), and served as a Baylor Regent from 2001-2010.
Chad Conine is a sports journalist and author of The Republic of Football: Legends of the Texas High School Game (2016), Texas Sports: Unforgettable Stories for Every Day of the Year (2017), and Tommy Bowman: Answering the Call (2023).
Construction is underway on the University Parks side of Mayborn Museum to welcome Mammoth (literally) bronze statues. Parking is available for this event by the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, the School of Law, and the parking area next to the Mayborn Museum along University Parks. If additional parking is needed, there is parking available across University Parks near the Baylor University welcome sign.
For more information or to request promotional materials, please contact the Baylor Libraries at (254) 710-3590 or firstname.lastname@example.org