Athletes and Coaches

 (1887–1951) Considered one of the most outstanding hitters in the history of baseball, Joe Jackson's career .356 batting average is the third highest in history, after Ty Cobb and Rogers Hornsby.

(1924-2015) Born in Spartanburg, SC, Al Rosen was a Major League Baseball player in the 1940s and 1950s, and was the president of several teams in his career.

(1954- ) Born in Columbia, SC, Alex English was a basketball player at USC and the Denver Nuggets and member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.