Eckie Jordan 1990
Star player for Hanes Hosiery AAU teams in 1950s. Diminutive guard, led Hanes Hosiery women’s basketball team to 1951, 1952, and 1953 AAU national titles. Team won 102 consecutive games in early 1950s. Won 1953 Teague Award as outstanding female athlete in the Carolinas. Member U.S. gold-medal basketball team at 1955 Pan-American Games. Played for Hanes Hosiery softball teams in 1950s. Top Winston-Salem tennis player. Member Helms Foundation Hall of Fame. Five-time AAU basketball all-American. Member North Carolina Softball Hall of Fame. Native of Pelzer, S.C.