Simmons played baseball for the Greensboro Red Wings and Asheville Blues of the Negro Southern League from 1946-1949.
In his 17-year MLB career, Mathews hit .271 with 2,315 hits, 512 HR, 1,453 RBI, and 1,444 walks.
In 1988, Griffin would be the Chicago Cubs 1st round selection (9th overall) in the MLB Amateur Draft.
Weaver spent 17 seasons managing the Orioles from 1968-1986, earning 4 American League Pennants and 1 World Series ring in 1970.
After his stellar season with the Goobers in 1913, winning 21 in 38 games pitched with a 2.54 ERA, Hedgpeth’s contract was purchased by Clark Griffith’s Washington Senators.
In 87 innings, Scott struck out 112 and compiled a 6-3 record with 4 saves and a 2.06 ERA.