His teammates called him the “Old Man.”
Why? They thought he was wise beyond his years.
David Wainscott was a three-sport star at Owen County High School. He played football, basketball and baseball before he graduated in 1978. He was good at all three, but baseball may have been his best sport.
Wainscott was a centerfielder who, according to his coach Ronnie Dunavent, was a smart player who could hit any pitcher he faced.