Longview (KETK) — Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal.
He spoke with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the East Texas Pump Jacks.
They will have their home opener in Kilgore next Tuesday night.
"It's going to be another fun summer at historic Driller Park in Kilgore. They'll play 30 games there this summer. This is their seventh season. They've always made the playoffs. Their coach, John Foster, pitched for the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers. Matthew Dickey from Kilgore broke the Texas Collegiate League record for stolen bases in a season. You'll have local players and players from around the country coming to Driller Park."