Here's a brief note Pete sent me not long ago. It shows you his passion for the sport.
In 1952, Leon Patterson became America's first high school athlete to exceed 60 feet with the 12-pound shot. Before that, he was a football player recruited by Notre Dame, USC and UCLA.
|HS graduation picture|
|Showing his capacity as an all rounder|
|Dixie and Leon's Wedding|
|Leon Patterson Jr. and his son Kenney|