Some of Carter County's greats
February 14, 2020
Since I am not as familiar with the great athletes in all of Carter County, I will focus on the great athletes that were born or raised in the Tie Creek area of the county.
In the early years, most every community had a baseball team. For several decades a somewhat organized league of baseball was played. Lute Waterland was a pitcher that played mostly for the Capitol team, I believe. The Waterland family lived near Sheep Mountain. My dad talked about Lute as being the top pitcher of those days. He could put a lot of mustard on a fastball. Dad thought Lute could have played in the big leag...