Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Byron C.

Byron C. 'Jack' Taylor

Year Inducted: 1985
Category: Baseball


-Three-sport star at Landis, N.C. High School
-Entered Catawba at age 16 and played three sports
-Baseball pitcher at Catawba (career record of 18-3); All-North State Conference in baseball, 1946-47; All-State Collegiate baseball, 1947; Helped lead Catawba in (5-0 record) to conference title, 1945
-Pro-baseball player for Cincinnati Reds and Philadelphia Phillies organizations, 1948-61
-Pro pitching record of 182-153 with 209 complete games;had 1,610 strikeouts as pro pitcher; won 22 games for High Point-Thomasville in 1956
-Rockwell Little League coach for 16 years (10 championships)
-Helped organize other you baseball leagues in East Rowan area
-Owner & operator of variety stores for over 30 years

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

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January 12

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

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January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

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January 17

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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January 20

Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1)

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

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January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

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January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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