ECU Pirates :: Hall of Fame
Vince Colbert

Inducted 2009

Sport: Baseball & Basketball (1966-68)

In 1966, Vince Colbert became the first African-American to receive an athletic scholarship at ECC and became a two-sport star. He helped the baseball team win back-to-back Southern Conference titles in 1967 and '68. As a pitcher in '68, Colbert tossed nine complete games, which still ranks as third most in school history, before being drafted by the Cleveland Indians. As a basketball player, he averaged over 14 points and seven rebounds per game during his two-year career.