Vernon Ross

Vernon Ross, 76, a graduate of Burroughs Winter Class of 1955, has only missed three Burbank-Burroughs games. He is shown here at the Memorial Field dedication in February with a plaque displaying a block of wood from the original stadium bleachers. (Photo by Joyce Rudolph / October 31, 2012)

Vernon Ross, 76, from the Burroughs High Class of 1955, will be sitting a few rows up from the 30-yard line at Friday's Burbank-Burroughs game. You will know him by his red sports jacket. He has missed only three of the Big Games during his lifetime. If you see him in the crowd, say hello.

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