Answer: Wallace fought for the Texas Rangers in the Mexican-American War and, following the war, commanded his own Ranger company.
Question: Ed “Too Tall” Jones
Answer: The 6’9” Jones played defensive end in the National Football League for 15 seasons, all of them with the Dallas Cowboys.
Question: Gene Autry
Answer: Autry was an American actor, singer, and entrepreneur who was one of Hollywood’s premier singing cowboys and the best-selling country and western recording artist of the 1930s and early ’40s.
Question: Erastus “Deaf” Smith
Answer: Deaf Smith seemed to be everywhere in the Texas Revolution and became a captain in the Texas Rangers.
Question: Alex Rodriguez
Answer: In between his stints with the Seattle Mariners and the New York Yankees, A-Rod won the American League Most Valuable Player award in 2003 during his tenure with Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers.
Question: Van Morrison
Answer: Reputedly Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison came by the nickname the “Belfast Cowboy” courtesy of the Band’s Robbie Robertson.
Question: Clayton Moore and Armie Hammer
Answer: Hammer played the justice-seeking Lone Ranger in 2013 motion picture the same name; Moore played the Masked Man on TV’s Lone Ranger from 1949 to 1957.
Question: “Dandy” Don Meredith
Answer: After quarterbacking the Dallas Cowboys from 1960 to 1968, Meredith became part of the original broadcast team for TV’s Monday Night Football and quite possibly the originator of the bon mot “If ‘ifs’ and ‘buts’ were candy and nuts, wouldn’t it be a Merry Christmas.”
Question: Rocky DeSantos
Answer: Rocky DeSantos, the Red Power Ranger, plies his trade with a power sword and blade blaster.
Question: Lorne John “Gump” Worsely
Answer: Hall of Fame goaltender Gump Worsely played for National Hockey League’s New York Rangers for 10 seasons in the 1950s and early 1960s.