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Hall Pass Spotlight: Hoyt Wilhelm

Hall Pass Spotlight: Hoyt Wilhelm NCSHOF MEMBER (Class of 1968) By Helen Ross Hoyt Wilhelm’s career was a study in perseverance. When he was barely 20 years old, he was cut from a D-league team, “which at that time was the bottom of the rung in baseball,” the pitcher remembered. Turns out, though, it was just a momentary setback for the determined son of tenant farmers in Huntersville, North Carolina. “I didn't give up,” Wilhelm said. “I still thought I could play, and I did get back in the game. And then to think after being released off the [...]

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