Pete Taylor

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  1. DaddyMac

    DaddyMac Well-Known Member

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    #1 DaddyMac, Mar 13, 2009
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    This came up randomly on my media player today at work.. and it got me thinking.

    Unless I missed it (sorry if I did) I can't believe we let it pass that the anniversary of Pete's death was last week, March 5th.

    Anyway.. hopefully this works. Enjoy. And thanks Pete.
     
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  2. Al_4_State

    Al_4_State Well-Known Member

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    I play that at least once every tailgate. I was actually listening to it while running errands yesterday. I still get goosebumps throughout the wallace-fizer-seiler-billups string of calls. I remember listening to him call both "The Run" and "The Return", as I was unable to be around cable TV for either game...
     
  3. brother bob

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    I was really wondering why I was so looking for all my Pete Taylor stuff today...thanks for reminding me. Yes, got a bit teary eyed when I heard the Marv Seiler run vs. NU...boy does that bring back so many good memories!

    A Legend never so be forgotten...

    R.I.P Pete Taylor (THE CYCLONES' LOYAL SON)
     
  4. cyeah

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    I miss you Petey, things have not been the same since you left us.

    Take good care of the boys we have sent up to be with you - Ennis, Stevie, and Barry especially.

    Man, hearing that is tough because ISU reached such highs around that time.
     
  5. GeronimusClone

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    Six years? Man, I forgot how good he was.
     
  6. cycloneryan

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    That made my day. I just listened to it at my desk at work and I was getting goosebumps and a little choked up. There was nobody better. I love the fact that he was offered so many other jobs at different colleges and some pro teams but he loved being a Cyclone.
     
  7. mustangcy

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    I might have to run and lock my office door so nobody see's me all misty...thanks for posting that. I miss Pete.
     
  8. isuno1fan

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    Name the GD pressbox after him already JP. I realize you weren't here when Pete was, but he left as bigger or bigger impression on ISU sports as any athlete has.
     
  9. cyeah

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    While they are at it they could rename the road in front of Hilton Johnny Orr Way and put a big ol' fist pumping statue out there.
     
  10. TarHeelHawk

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    That was pretty neat; it would be cool if there was a video to that. Hawk or not, it's hard not to appreciate it.
     
  11. isuno1fan

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    Actually...he just needs to be honored in some way. Whether it is the pressbox, a road, a statue..I really don't care, but we owe him something. If this drags on too long without honoring the man in some way I am gonna be mega PO'd.

    He is literally the reason I grew up a HUGE Cyclone fan and I know that goes for many on this board.
     
  12. Lloyd88

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    Wow, thanks for that. It made me feel tingly all over.....
     
  13. DaddyMac

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    Johnny Orr Floor.

    Frankly, I think it should be the Johnny Orr practice facility, but that naming right has probably already been sold.
     
  14. GeronimusClone

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    This better happen by 10 year anniversary of his passing, or something like it. i get the feeling Pollard really doesn't care about those who were here before him.
     
  15. isuno1fan

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    I am a JP supporter, but this is one topic he does not get a pass on....something needs to be done to honor PT!
     
  16. jay moe

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    Grew up sitting around the radio with my dad listening to Pete and Eric. Thanks for posting this, it brought back some great memories to an otherwise dismal winter........
     
  17. brother bob

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    Honestly...I think that if they want to honor those who best represented CYCLONE athletics is to just put up something similar to Mount Rushmore (like they were doing on ESPN with all the states) and have 'OUR CYCLONES' on there. I wouldn't limit this to just the busts of such, but much like Jack Trice who honors and welcomes anyone visiting the The Jack on gameday and beyond. I'd say put it somewhere between Hilton and The Jack so people can come from miles around to pay homage to 'OUR GREAT CYCLONES' Pete Taylor should be the first...IN MY OPINION!

    Just a thought...anyone open for discussion on this?
     
  18. GeronimusClone

    GeronimusClone Well-Known Member

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    That's a good idea. Trice, Taylor, Orr, hmmm who else?
     
  19. CycloneErik

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    Hoiberg would be my sentimental choice.:yes:
     
  20. DaddyMac

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    I think after a while, you'll have to put Cael up there.
     

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