Slaughter would be selected to 10 consecutive All-Star Games from 1941-1953.
Not only did Hoyt win 20-games back-to-back with the ’46 & ’47 Mooresville Moors, he would go on to win 252 games across his 28-year Major and Minor League career.
His rookie year in the Majors with the Giants in 1945, Lockman hit .341 in 32 games and earned the nickname “Whitey” due to his blond hair.
Hoyt went 15-3 his rookie year, leading the NL in games (71), winning percentage (.833) and ERA (2.43).
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
North Carolina brothers Rick and Wes Ferrell set a MLB record in 1933.