Prattville legend honored at memorial

PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) - Late Dixie League baseball manager, Jimmy Stanfield was honored on Saturday with a fishing tournament at Cooter's Pond.

Stanfield was an avid sportsman who loved the outdoors and had been working with the team for more than 20 years before he died in a hunting accident.

Event organizers of the first Jimmy W. Stanfield Memorial Bass Tournament said although he will truly be missed, and Saturday's festivities will benefit great causes.

Proceeds from the memorial will go towards Children's America Network and scholarships for the Miss River Region pageant.

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