The United States team featured two future MLB players from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: B.J. Surhoff and Scott Bankhead.
Simmons played baseball for the Greensboro Red Wings and Asheville Blues of the Negro Southern League from 1946-1949.
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.
In 1988, Griffin would be the Chicago Cubs 1st round selection (9th overall) in the MLB Amateur Draft.