Eckie Jordan​

Basketball + Softball
Inducted: 1990
  • Native of Pelzer, SC ​
  • Star player for Hanes Hosiery AAU teams in 1950s
  • Diminutive guard, led Hanes Hosiery women’s basketball team to 1951, 1952, and 1953 AAU national titles
  • Team won 102 consecutive games in early 1950s
  • Five-time AAU basketball All-American
  • Won 1953 Teague Award as outstanding female athlete in the Carolinas
  • Member U.S. gold-medal basketball team at 1955 Pan-American Games
  • Played for Hanes Hosiery softball teams in 1950s
  • Member North Carolina Softball Hall of Fame
  • Top Winston-Salem tennis player
  • Member Helms Foundation Hall of Fame