South Carolina native Larry Doby became the American League’s first black player and Major League Baseball’s second in 1947.
Schilling will be in baseball lore no matter what for his participation in the World Series victories of the 2000s Diamondbacks and Red Sox.
Steve Carlton’s consecutive win streak ended at 15 in 1972 when his next start resulted in an 11-inning complete game 2-1 loss on August 21, 1972.
In his 17-year MLB career, Mathews hit .271 with 2,315 hits, 512 HR, 1,453 RBI, and 1,444 walks.
Weaver spent 17 seasons managing the Orioles from 1968-1986, earning 4 American League Pennants and 1 World Series ring in 1970.
Ryan pitched in 29 games for Greenville in 1966, going 17-2 with a 2.51 ERA and 272 strikeouts in 183 innings.