September 12, 2012 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, outstanding athlete and coach Bob Hodges passed away at the age of 82. A great athlete at Grainger High in Kinston, Hodges went on to play both basketball and football at East Carolina for four years and is the only Pirate to be named to All-American teams in both sports. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1993.
September 11, 1955 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 6-1 behind a complete game performance by pitcher Tommy Byrne. The former star at Wake Forest allowed just four hits and finished the season with 16 victories, his major league best in his career. He joined the NCSHOF in 1976.