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On this Date 1960 - HOF Leora Sam Jones Born

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 11/18/19, 5:00AM EST

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Leora “Sam” Jones was born.

November 18, 1960 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Leora “Sam” Jones was born. An athletic star at Southern Wayne High School, Louisburg Junior College and then East Carolina, Jones was a three-time USA Olympian in the sport of team handball and is considered one of the top U.S. players in the history of the sport. She joined the NCSHOF in 2004.

Leora "Sam" Jones - NCSHOF