Former Shocker star to receive 'Extreme Home Makeover' house


The following is an excerpt from a Feb. 18 story in the The Wichita Eagle.

The Carl Hall family will get a new home from the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" crew.

Hall, who starred on some of the strongest Shocker baseball teams in school history and was the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year in 1994, was paralyzed from the neck down after a traffic crash in Kingman County in June.

He and his family, WSU baseball coach Gene Stephenson, the WSU baseball team, volunteers and members of the public who had caught wind of the event gathered on the indoor practice field outside Eck Stadium at Wichita State University to celebrate the announcement with Ty Pennington and the "Makeover" staff.

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