|Sport:||Baseball, Basketball, Football|
A three sport star for the Tigers in the mid-30s, Birch Douglass played football, baseball and basketball while earning nine letters. A native of Kinston, NC, Birch played professional baseball in the International League after his graduation from H-SC. He was captain of the '36 team and pitched and played first base. In basketball, he was a fine shooter and an outstanding passer. Birch played quarterback and halfback for the Tigers and led the team to a 5-5 record in 1935.
He performed brilliantly in H-SC's 13-7 win over the University of Virginia and in the Tigers' loss to Richmond, he scored the team's only touchdown on a 60-yard run.
Birch now resides in Richmond where he is in the insurance business.