* Jim Mills 1997
Professional baseball player, manager, general manager, administrator, and umpire. Played and managed across North Carolina minor leagues from 1946 through 1953. General manager in 1950s and 1960s. Field representative for the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, 1972–1983. President of the Carolina League, 1977–1983. Helped revive that league. Top college basketball official in 1950s and early 1960s. Attended N.C. State in 1940 before leaving for pro’s. Born 1919 in Apex. Died in 2008.