Remembering two former Charlotte Hornets players who gave their life for their country during World War II.
For his career, LaValliere threw out 36.8% of potential base stealers and posted a .992 Fielding Percentage in 12 seasons.
Schilling will be in baseball lore no matter what for his participation in the World Series victories of the 2000s Diamondbacks and Red Sox.
In 1988, Griffin would be the Chicago Cubs 1st round selection (9th overall) in the MLB Amateur Draft.
In 1943, Elmer would win 21 games for the Reds, which tied him for the Major League lead. For Riddle’s 19th win of the ’43 season, he took a perfect game into the 8th inning against the Pirates, retiring the first 22 batters.
In the Majors, Valdivielso hit .221 in 94 games for Washington in 1955 but still finished 24th in the American League MVP voting thanks to his fielding skills playing Shortstop for the Senators