Texas vs New Mexico: The Nickname Bowl

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Texas had Big Foot Wallace, Deaf Smith, and Cactus Jack Garner, but New Mexico plain outdid its neighbor in coming up with colorful handles for its crooks, cronies and characters.
One consolation for prideful Texans: Many of the characters who became famous – or infamous – in New Mexico either hailed from Texas or spent some time in the Lone Star State before hitting the Land of Enchantment.
For some of them, bullets


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