Retired state Sen. James Robey, who went by "Jimmy" when he was a student at Howard High School, strikes a strongman pose in his Lions football uniform in a 1958 photo that is part of a new museum exhibit opening Friday.
Despite that show of bravado, he wouldn't go so far as to call himself an athlete.
"I wasn't very good," Robey recalled of his years playing school sports. "I played football at Howard, but I wasn't fast enough, and I played basketball at Ellicott City Junior High, but I wasn't tall enough."
Robey's yearbook image will be among those featured in a joint exhibition with the Smithsonian Institution at the Howard County...