Jim Mills

Inducted: 1997
  • 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