Former Limestone Baseball Coach Gaylord Perry Headlines South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame Class


Former Limestone College baseball coach Gaylord Perry headlines the seven-member class of the 2020 South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame, it was announced today.

A legendary pitcher for eight different Major League Baseball teams, Perry is going into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame (SCAHOF) for his accomplishments as the head coach of the Saints baseball team.

In addition to Perry, University of South Carolina pitcher Ed Lynch and Hilton Head infielder Dan Driessen lead the class. The baseball trio is joined by Clemson running back C.J. Spiller, University of South Carolina quarterback Todd Ellis, South Carolina State University basketball standout Roberta Williams, and Columbia defensive end/linebacker Peter Boulware.

Perry founded the Limestone baseball program in 1987 and led the Saints for four seasons, compiling an overall 81-57 (.587) mark and three 20-win seasons. He recruited the first players in program history, including future Limestone Hall of Famers Mike Flaskey and Tracy Sanders.

Perry guided the Saints to a respectable 17-21 record in the inaugural season. His teams posted winning records in each of the following three seasons, while the 1990 team…

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