EAST GREENSBORO – The North Carolina A&T Department of Athletics will retire the baseball jersey number of Al Holland, Sr., as announced by Director of Athletics Earl M. Hilton III on Thursday.
The jersey retirement ceremony will take place Saturday, February 8 at the annual 1st Pitch Banquet hosted by N.C. A&T baseball team at Deese Ballroom inside the new student center on campus at 6 p.m. Holland, who was inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015, will become only the second student-athlete in N.C. A&T history to have his number officially retired.
Holland will join former NBA player, coach and executive Al Attles, who was recently inducted into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, as the only two Aggies to have the prestigious honor bestowed upon him. Attles had his No. 22 jersey retired by Aggie Athletics in 2015 for the sport of men's basketball.