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On this Date 1966 - HOF Tony Cloninger Leads Braves with Bat

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/03/2022, 5:00am EDT

While pitching for the Atlanta Braves, he set a record at the plate by hitting two grand slams...

On this Date 1937 - HOF Richard Petty Born

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/02/2022, 5:00am EDT

He won 200 races during his career...

On this Date 2009 - Remembering John Henry Moss

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/01/2022, 5:00am EDT

The Kings Mountain native had six decades of involvement in organized baseball...

On this Date 1931 - HOF Rick Ferrell Leads St. Louis to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 06/30/2022, 5:00am EDT

Durham native Rick Ferrell had a double and a single in three trips to the plate...

On this Date 2011 - Naismith Awards to Yow, Smith, Krzyzewski

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 06/29/2022, 5:00am EDT

Mike Krzyzewski, Dean Smith and Kay Yow--were recognized with the prestigious Naismith Good Sportsmanship Awards...

On this Date 1931 - HOF Junior Johnson Born in Wilkes County

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 06/28/2022, 5:00am EDT

Junior Johnson was born in Wilkes County. He went on to become a great stock car driver and...

On this Date 1937 - HOF Burgess Whitehead and Giants Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 06/27/2022, 5:00am EDT

Burgess Whitehead collected three hits in five trips to the plate...

On this Date 1914 - HOF Walter Rabb was Born

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 06/26/2022, 5:00am EDT

Rabb coached in the UNC baseball program for 30 years...

On this Date 1928 - HOF Charles "Babe" Howell was Born

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 06/25/2022, 5:00am EDT

Charles “Babe” Howell was born in Monroe, NC. He spent 44 years...

On this Date 1933 - HOF Sam Jones was Born

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 06/24/2022, 5:00am EDT

Jones went to play for the Boston Celtics from 1957 to 1969 and played for a whopping 10 NBA...

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