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Dick Groat

8-period MLB All-Star and 2-period World Series Champ using the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals; called National Little league MVP in 1960 after earning the NL batting name. He was an All-American golf ball and baseball participant at Duke and in addition joined up with the Sigma Chi fraternity; he was authorized from the Pittsburgh Pirates just a couple times after graduating from Duke. He was the 1st player ever to become inducted into both college golf ball and college football Hall of Fames. He wedded Barbara Womble in November 1955, plus they got three daughters collectively, Tracey Lynn, Carol Ann, and Allison. In 1960, he became the 1st right-handed Pirates hitter since Honus Wagner in 1911 to earn the NL batting name.

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