MISENHEIMER, NC – Pfeiffer University and North Carolina baseball coaching legend Joe Ferebee will be featured in a segment on Charlotte’s WCNC-TV on Sunday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m. WCNC’s Sports Anchor/Reporter Russ Owens sat down with Coach and asked him about his career and accomplishments.
Ferebee is a member of eight different Halls of Fame and amassed 667 career victories at Pfeiffer and an additional 694 wins with various American Legion teams. Ferebee coached 42 Pfeiffer players to professional contracts and has the baseball field named after him. In the Spring of 2013, Ferebee had his #23 retired and displayed on the outfield wall at Pfeiffer.
In total, Ferebee led the Falcons to ten conference championships, five NAIA District crowns and guided his squad to a number two ranking in the nation in 1968. The Mocksville, N.C., native began his coaching career in 1947 at Salisbury High School after serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II. In 1955, he coached Salisbury to the state 3A championship and also led the Salisbury-Rowan American Legion team to a third place finish in the national playoffs the same year.