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March 12, 2007

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Alex Smith

My best guess on the nickname is they picked him up from, or something to do with the local "Coca Colas."

The newspaper references them as "Kokes" quite often.
https://img.newspapers.com/img/img?id=391861317&width=700&height=1316&crop=244_3703_719_1604&rotation=0&brightness=0&contrast=0&invert=0&ts=1560541595&h=d5185efca492c397fd067c8903a6890f

Alex Smith

Great Stuff! I think you'll enjoy this Dayton clipping calling him the "Babe Ruth" of the Marcos https://i.imgur.com/6V3B5Xo.jpg

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