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On this Date 1952 - HOF Floyd "Chunk" Simmons Earns Bronze Medal

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/26/2021, 5:00am EDT

Floyd “Chunk” Simmons finished third in the decathlon to earn a bronze medal in the Olympic Games...

On this Date 1926 - HOF Whitey Lockman Born in Lowell

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/25/2021, 5:00am EDT

Whitey Lockman was born in Lowell. Lockman enjoyed a 15-year career...

On this Date 1926 - HOF Alvin "General" Crowder Makes Debut for Senators

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/24/2021, 5:00am EDT

Alvin “General” Crowder made his major league debut for the Washington Senators. Crowder won 167...

On this Date 1949 - HOF Billy Goodman Leads Red Sox to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/23/2021, 5:00am EDT

Billy Goodman of the Boston Red Sox banged out three hits, part of a 19-hit Red Sox assault, as Boston...

On this Date 1935 - Wes Ferrell Pitches Red Sox to Victory

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/22/2021, 5:00am EDT

Wes Ferrell took the mound for the Boston Red Sox and fired a complete game 2-1 victory...

On this Date 1951 - HOF Willie Burden Born in Raleigh

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/21/2021, 5:00am EDT

Willie Burden was born in Raleigh. The Atlantic Coast Conference football Player of the year in 1973 while at N.C. State...

On this Date 1914 - HOF Clayton Heafner Born in Charlotte

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/20/2021, 5:00am EDT

Clayton Heafner was born in Charlotte. An outstanding PGA golfer who won several tournaments...

On this Date 1924 - HOF Dave Harris Born

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/19/2021, 5:00am EDT

Dave Harris was born in Trap Hill, NC. An outstanding athlete at Statesville High and then at Wake Forest...

On this Date 1920 - HOF Jack Coombs Makes Final MLB Appearance

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/18/2021, 5:00am EDT

Jack Coombs made his final appearance in major league baseball for the Detroit Tigers. Coombs wound up with a 2.78...

On this Date 1955 - HOF Roger Craig Debuts with Brooklyn Dodgers

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 07/17/2021, 5:00am EDT

Roger Craig made his major league pitching debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers. A Durham native...

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