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On this Date 1978 - HOF Mike Caldwell Wins 20th Game

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 09/19/2017, 5:45am EDT

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, pitcher Mike Caldwell won his 20th game...

September 19, 1978 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, pitcher Mike Caldwell won his 20th game of the major league baseball season en route to a 22-9 overall record.   Caldwell went the distance to pitch a 2-0 shutout for the Milwaukee Brewers against the Yankees in New York at Yankee Stadium. The Tarboro native and N.C. State graduate joined the NCSHOF in 1998.

Mike Caldwell - NCSHOF

On this Date 1960 - HOF Wray Carlton

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 09/18/2017, 6:30am EDT

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Wray Carlton scored the first touchdown in Buffalo Bills history...

September 18, 1960 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Wray Carlton scored the first touchdown in Buffalo Bills history as he slammed over from the one-yard-line in the second quarter of Buffalo’s 1960 home opener, although the Bills fell to the Denver Broncos 27-21.  Born in Wallace, Carlton starred at Duke before his NFL career. He was enshrined in the NCSHOF in 2012.

Wray Carlton - NCSHOF

  • On this Date in 1940 - Roman Gabriel Born in Wilmington

  • By NCSHOF Staff 08/05/2017, 8:30am EDT
  • On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Roman Gabriel was born in Wilmington. The second overall pick in the 1962 NFL draft, Gabriel played 17 seasons in the NFL and was the Most Valuable Player in the league in 1969, after a brilliant high school career at New Hanover High and then at N.C. State.
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