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On this Date 1915 - HOF Jack Coombs Pitches Brooklyn Dodgers to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/13/2021, 5:00am EDT

Jack Coombs went the distance on the mound for the Brooklyn Dodgers in a 6-1 victory over....

On this Date 2002 - Remembering HOF Enos Slaughter

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/12/2021, 5:00am EDT

A Roxboro native, Slaughter enjoyed a 19-year career in the major leagues and made the All-Star team 10 times...

On this Date 1940 - HOF Taft Wright and White Sox Win Doubleheader

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/11/2021, 5:00am EDT

Taft Wright of the Chicago White Sox banged out four hits in a doubleheader, including a triple...

On this Date 1916 - HOF Buddy Lewis Born in Gastonia

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/10/2021, 5:00am EDT

Buddy Lewis was born in Gastonia. A third baseman and outfielder, Lewis spent his entire major league baseball...

On this Date 2016 - Remembering HOF Bill Dooley

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/09/2021, 5:00am EDT

Bill Dooley passed away at the age of 82. The former head football coach at North Carolina, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest...

On this Date 1982 - HOF Raymond Floyd Wins PGA Championship

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/08/2021, 5:00am EDT

Raymond Floyd won the 1982 PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

On this Date 1941 - HOF Woody Durham Born in Mebane

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/08/2021, 5:00am EDT

He grew up in Albemarle, graduated from the University of North Carolina, and went on to be the long-time “Voice of the Tar Heels”...

On this Date 1972 - HOF Buck Leonard Inducted into Baseball HOF

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/07/2021, 5:00am EDT

Rocky Mount native Buck Leonard became the first North Carolinian to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.

On this Date 1960 - HOF Smoky Burgess Leads Pirates to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/06/2021, 5:00am EDT

Smoky Burgess of the Pittsburgh Pirates had three hits in four trips to the plate to help the Pirates...

On this Date 1940 - HOF Roman Gabriel Born in Wilmington

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/05/2021, 5:00am EDT

Roman Gabriel was born in Wilmington. The second overall pick in the 1962 NFL draft, Gabriel played 17...

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