Chick-Fil-A Florence Athletic Hall Of Fame
Vic Crosby Correll Jr.
1964 graduate of McClenaghan High School
Born in Washington, D. C. on February 5, 1946
Drafted by Cleveland Indians in 9th round of Major League Baseball Amateur Draft
Served a Co-Captain of his high school football and baseball teams as a Senior
Played in College World Series in 1969 at Georgia Southern
Inducted into the Georgia Southern Hall of Fame in 1992
Broke into the Major Leagues in 1972 with the Boston Red Sox and also played with Atlanta Braves from 1974-1977 and was catching the night (April 8, 1974) that Hank Aaron hit his 715th Home Run.
Played with Cincinnati from 1978-1980 where he backed up Johnny Bench.
In 1975 he was one of only three Braves catchers in history to hit double digit home runs.
Vic was nominated by his son “Vic Correll III”. “Dad caught Hall of Fame members Tom Seaver and Phil Neikro on a regular basis. I think he would be truly honored by being selected into the Chick-Fil-A Florence Athletic Hall of Fame”.