- Born in Apex, NC, 1919
- Attended NC State in 1940 before leaving for pros.
- Professional baseball player, manager, general manager, administrator, and umpire
- Played and managed across North Carolina minor leagues from 1946-1953
- General manager in 1950s and 1960s
- Field representative for the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues from 1972–1983
- President of the Carolina League from 1977–1983, helping revive the league
- Top college basketball official in 1950s and early 1960s