Big Country Athletic HOF: Trey Forkerway

May 1, 2017 - Brianne Welch talks to Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame inductee Trey Forkerway about his time at Abilene High and more.

Brianne Welch said, "I'm here with former Abilene High Eagle, three sport letterman, college baseball player, major league baseball player Trey Forkerway, Trey congratulations on this honor. What does it mean to you to be here and be in the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame?

Forkerway said, "Super excited. Super surprised, it was talked about a long time ago, and then finally it's happening. I'm very humble and glad to be here."

Welch said, "And I have to ask it. I know you've been in the Cubs Organization, so just what did it mean last year to be a part of the World Champion Chicago Cubs>"

Forkerway said, "22 years in, you know it took a long time and  it's an awesome feeling to be a part of it and invest the time and the years and see it all come to fruition."

Welch said, "Do you have a memory that stood out to you during your time at Abilene High?"

Forkerway said, "You know, a bunch of them just because of all the sports I played, but just being with good teammates and being able to remember those experiences over the course of the years later on after it's all said and done. I think that's the best part about it."


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