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On this Date 1937 - HOF Rick Ferrell Helps Senators to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/20/2018, 5:00am EDT

Rick Ferrell of the Washington Senators had two hits in four trips to the plate to help the Senators...

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.

Rick Ferrell - NCSHOF

On this Date 1946 - HOF Enos Slaughter Leads Cardinals to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/19/2018, 5:00am EDT

Slaughter of the St. Louis Cardinals had two hits, including a double...

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.

Enos Slaughter - NCSHOF

  • On this Date 1926 - HOF Art Weiner Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/16/2018, 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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  • On this Date 1892 - HOF Wallace Wade Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program and Johnny Moore, NCSHOF Board of Director 06/15/2018, 5:00am EDT
  • Wallace Wade was born in 1892. Wade was a legendary head football coach...
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