August 20, 1937 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, catcher Rick Ferrell of the Washington Senators had two hits in four trips to the plate to help the Senators to a 3-1 victory over the Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston before a crowd of 3,500. Born in Durham and spending time during his youth in Greensboro, Ferrell caught 1,884 games over 18 seasons and started the first All-Star game in 1933. He joined the NCSHOF in 1964.
August 19, 1946 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Enos Slaughter of the St. Louis Cardinals had two hits, including a double, in four trips to the plate with a double, an RBI and a run scored to lead the Cardinals past the Cincinnati Reds 6-0 in St. Louis. Slaughter, a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, joined the NCSHOF in 1964.