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On this Date 1923 - HOF Herb Thomas Born

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 04/06/22, 5:00AM EDT


On this day in history, Herb Thomas was born in Olivia.

April 6, 1923 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Herb Thomas was born in Olivia.  He went on to become one of NASCAR’s most successful drivers in the 1950’s and is a member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.  He won a whopping 228 races over a 10-year period before an injury ended his career. Thomas joined the NCSHOF in 1992.

Herb Thomas - NCSHOF