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Former professional baseball player. Retired businessman. Presently, radio talk show host. Lou Vickery’s passion is writing. He is the author of ten books on a variety of subjects. His most notably published works are: THE RISE OF THE POARCH BAND OF CREEK INDIANS (UPWORD Press, 2009). It is a book about Lou’s ancestry and heritage; A TOUCH OF GRAY (UPWORD Press, 2002), Lou’s award winning novel; HOW TO BE A WINNER...THE YOUNG ATHLETE’S NOTEBOOK (UPWORD Press, 1998); and ANSWERS TO BASEBALL’S MOST ASKED QUESTIONS (Masters Press, l995), which is part of the Spalding Sports Library; Other books include two attitude and motivational books; and four gift size spiritual and inspirational books, several of which are featured on this website.
After graduating from ECHS, Lou signed a professional baseball
contract with the St. Louis Cardinals. Over a ten-year career,
Lou also played for the New York Yankees organization and
coached in the Cincinnati Reds organization.
Lou got his B.S. degree from Troy State University,
graduating after his baseball career. Lou did advance
studies at the Walter V. Clarke Center for Behavioral
Analysis in Providence, RI (1978), and at the Princeton
Research Institute for Psychological and Behavioral Studies
in Princeton, N.J. (1983).
After spending four years with Merrill Lynch, Lou moved
into the training and development field with Pat Ryan and
Associates of Chicago, Ill. in l974. He formed his own
consulting and training company in l980. Over a
thirty (30) year period, Lou worked with over 2,800
companies in 44 states and two foreign countries. He
has presented his customerfocus program to over 30,000
people. He has been featured numerous times on both the
service and sales segment of ASTN (The Automotive
Satellite Television Network).
Lou is presently the host of "Lou In The Morning"
on WPFL FM 105.1. The show airs Monday to Friday from
7:00 to 9:00 AM. www.wpflradio.com