Clint Castleberry, legendary star of Georgia Tech’s 1942 football team, was killed when his plane disappeared off the West African coast in World War II. Bill Chastain – author of “Jackrabbit,” a book on Castleberry published last year — tells the story of the only player in Tech history to have his jersey number retired. Chastain’s book, “Jackrabbit: The Story of Clint Castleberry and the Improbable 1942 Georgia Tech Football Season,” is available from amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and billchastain.com
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As told to staff writer Tim Tucker