November 2, 2010
With protective gloves on his hands, Fort Walla Walla communications director Paul Franzmann holds a vintage photo of Walla Walla boxer Tommy Gardner. The image was autographed by Tommy Gardner for his grandfather.
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Tommy Gardner, regarded as the best fighter to come out of Walla Walla, may be better known for his french fries at Tommy's Dutch Lunch.
WALLA WALLA — As it turned out, Tommy Gardner became more famous for his french fries than his fancy footwork.No doubt because he spent many more years serving up burgers and fries at his popular restaurant on West Pine Street than he ever did pursuing hi