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On this Date 1959 - HOF Billy Goodman Playing in World Series for White Sox

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 10/04/2022, 5:00am EDT

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Billy Goodman had two hits in three trips to the plate...

October 4, 1959 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Billy Goodman had two hits in three trips to the plate and was also hit by a pitch in Game 3 of the World Series, as his Chicago White Sox dropped a 3-1 decision to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. The Dodgers wound up winning the Series in five games. Goodman, a Concord native, was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1969.

Billy Goodman - NCSHOF

On this Date 1951 - HOF Whitey Lockman Helps Giants Win the Pennant

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 10/03/2022, 5:00am EDT

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Whitey Lockman of the New York Giants had a key role in one of the most famous major league baseball games of all-time.

October 3, 1951 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Whitey Lockman of the New York Giants had a key role in one of the most famous major league baseball games of all-time.  He had a run-scoring double to cut the Brooklyn Dodgers’ lead in the 1951 National League playoff game to 4-2, just before Bobby Thompson hit the “Shot Heard ‘Round The World” to win the pennant for the Giants with the home run. Lockman was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1983.

Whitey Lockman - NCSHOF

  • On this Date 1960 - HOF Wray Carlton

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 09/18/2022, 5:00am EDT
  • On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Wray Carlton scored the first touchdown in Buffalo Bills history...
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  • On this Date 1944 - HOF Steve Vacendak Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/26/2022, 5:00am EDT
  • The standout Duke guard was the Everett Case Award winner as Most Outstanding Player of the 1966 ACC basketball tournament...
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  • On this Date 1926 - HOF Art Weiner Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/16/2022, 5:00am EDT
  • Art Weiner was born in Newark, New Jersey. He went on to star in football at the University of North Carolina...
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