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Three new members will be added to the Ron Polk Ring of Honor at Dudy Noble Field in March. 

The second class of the Ron Polk Ring of Honor at Dudy Noble Field was announced on Friday.

Pitchers Eric DuBose (1995-97), Paul Gregory (1928-30) and Bobby Thigpen (1984-85) will officially be added to the plaques in the Adkerson Plaza in right field when Mississippi State opens SEC play at home against Arkansas on March 13-15.

DuBose is the school’s all-time strikeout leader with 428 and spent five seasons in the Major Leagues with the Baltimore Orioles. Thigpen was a two-way player for the Diamond Dogs and pitched for nine years in MLB and was later a bullpen coach for the Chicago White Sox. Thigpen was the 1990 Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the Year after notching 57 saves, which was then a single-season MLB record.

Gregory was a three-sport athlete for MSU and later a two-sport coach. He played football, baseball and basketball and played professionally for two years with the White Sox. Gregory was State’s basketball coach from 1948-55 and baseball coach from 1957-74 and led the Bulldogs to four SEC Championships and the program’s first College World Series appearance in 1971.

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