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On this Date 1916 - HOF Ernie Shore and Red Sox Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 04/13/2021, 5:00am EDT

On this day in history, Ernie Shore of the Boston Red Sox got his first start...

April 13, 1916  

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Ernie Shore of the Boston Red Sox got his first start of the year in game two of the season and pitched the Red Sox to an 8-2 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics at Fenway Park.  Shore, who was born in East Bend and attended Guilford College, went seven innings and allowed just three hits, striking out one and walking one.  Shore joined the NCSHOF in 1979.

Ernie Shore - NCSHOF

On this Date 1939 - HOF Glenn Bass Born in Wilson

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 04/12/2021, 5:00am EDT

On this day in history, Glenn Bass was born...

April 12, 1939 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Glenn Bass was born in Wilson.  He was a college football star at East Carolina who went on to play in the National Football League with both Buffalo and Houston. He became a pastor after his pro football career. Bass was inducted into the NCSHOF in 2017.

Glenn Bass - NCSHOF