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On this Date 1917 - HOF Ernie Shore No-Hits Senators

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 06/23/2021, 5:00am EDT

Shore proceeded to retire the next 26 batters in a row...

June 23, 1917 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Ernie Shore of the Boston Red Sox entered the game against the Washington Senators after the first batter had been walked by starting pitcher Babe Ruth.   Ruth was then ejected when he got in a physical confrontation with the umpire, the base runner was caught stealing and Shore proceeded to retire the next 26 batters in a row as the Red Sox won 4-0. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1979.

Ernie Shore - NCSHOF

On this Date 1922 - HOF Bob Gantt Born

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 06/22/2021, 5:00am EDT

Gantt was a multi-sport star on some powerful Durham...

June 22, 1922 - On this day in history, outstanding athlete Bob Gantt was born.  Gantt was a multi-sport star on some powerful Durham High School teams, including a basketball team that won 69 straight, and then went to Duke where he was an outstanding end on the football team. He joined the NCSHOF in 1978.

Bob Gantt - NCSHOF

  • On this Date 1892 - HOF Wallace Wade Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program and Johnny Moore, NCSHOF Board of Director 06/15/2021, 5:00am EDT
  • Wallace Wade was born in 1892. Wade was a legendary head football coach...
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