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On this Date 1971 - HOF Tommy Helms Has Big Day for Reds

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 05/26/2018, 7:15am EDT

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Tommy Helms of the Cincinnati...

May 27, 1971 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Tommy Helms of the Cincinnati Reds had an excellent game at the plate, but the rest of the team was pretty well held in check as the Reds lost to Dock Ellis and the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 at Three Rivers Stadium. Helms had three hits, including a pair of doubles, and scored two runs for the Reds.  The Charlotte native joined the NCSHOF in 2013.

Tommy Helms - NCSHOF

On this Date 1969 - Remembering HOF Jack McDowall

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 05/25/2018, 5:00am EDT

McDowall is one of North Carolina State’s greatest athletes...

May 25, 1969 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Jack McDowall died at the age of 63.  A member of the College Football Hall of Fame, McDowall is one of North Carolina State’s greatest athletes, serving as captain of both the football and basketball teams during his career.  He went on to be a long-time athletic director at Rollins College. He joined the NCSHOF in 1965.

Jack McDowall - NCSHOF

Jack McDowall - NCSU HOF

  • On this Date 1902 - HOF Eddie Cameron Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program and Johnny Moore, NCSHOF Board of Director 04/22/2018, 6:00am EDT
  • On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Eddie Cameron was born in Pittsburgh.
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