Athletics

Athletics

 

 

 

 

 

From Left to Right:
•William DeHart Hubbard – University of Michigan sprinter; first black person to represent the United States in the Olympic Games in 1924.
•Joe Black – All-time great Brooklyn Dodger baseball pitcher. Lowest ERA in the Major Leagues in 1952.
•Ed “Too Tall” Jones – Former Outstanding player with the Dallas Cowboys.
•Michael Jordan – Outstanding former player with the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. Voted to NBA Hall of Fame in 2009.
•Mo Vaughn – Former outstanding baseball player with the Boston Red Sox.
•Steve McNair – Outstanding former NFL player with the Tennessee Titans and Baltimore Ravens.
•Jerry Ball – 3 time Pro Bowler and former NFL defensive lineman.
•Vince Carter – 8-time All-Star. 2-time All-NBA guard for the New Jersey Nets. 1999 NBA Rookie of the Year.
•Mark Duper – 3 time Pro Bowler and 2-time All-Pro former wide receiver with Miami Dolphins.
•Clarence E. “Big House” Gaines – Hall of Fame Basketball coach. Coached at Winston-Salem State University from 1946 – 1993. Also, 4-year All-CIAA lineman in football.
•Dr. Edwin Bancroft (E.B.) Henderson – Captain and outstanding player on the Washington 12th Streeters (1906-1910). He is known as the “Father of Black Sport History”. First Black male to become certified to teach Physical Education in public schools.
•Keith Jackson – 5 time Pro Bowler and 5 time All Pro former NFL Tight end.He was inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2001.
•Cedric “Cornbread” Maxwell – Outstanding former professional basketball player with the Boston Celtics and other teams. 1981 NBA Finals MVP.
•Shaquille O’Neal – Star center with the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers is a 14 time NBA All-star. He is 3 time NBA Final MVP and 2000 NBA MVP.
•Brice Taylor – University of Southern California football legend. Guard on mid 1920’s team. Schools first All-American.
•Terrence Trammell – 2-time (2000, 2004) Olympic silver medalist in 110m hurdles.
•Charlie Ward – 1993 Heisman Trophy winner and former NBA guard with the NY Knicks.