Dr. Lenox Baker

Sports Medicine
Inducted: 1983
  • Native of Texas
  • Graduated from the University of Tennessee and Duke Medical School
  • Pioneer in sports medicine while on the staff of Duke Hospital
  • Orthopedic surgeon whose patients included such notables as Babe Ruth and Dizzy Dean
  • In 1971 he became the first director of the N.C. Department of Human Resources
  • Died in 1995 at the age of 92