C.R. "Dudy" Noble
C.R. "Dudy" Noble
Organization: Mississippi State University
Year: 1967 Inductee

After his college playing days were over, C.R. "Dudy" Noble went on to coach basketball, football, and most notably baseball at the college level for three different schools in his home state; Mississippi College, The University of Mississippi, and his alma mater Mississippi State.

As the head coach at Mississippi State for 26 years, Noble compiled a record of 267-201-9 (.569) and three Southern Conference Championships (1921, 1922, 1924).

The Mississippi State baseball field was named Dudy Noble Field in his honor in 1949. He became a member of the Helms Baseball Hall of Fame in 1954 and was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in 1961.