Jim Beatty News & Bio

Name:Jim Beatty
Born:October 28, 1934 (86)
Notes:Track & Field; 1st person to run indoor 4-minute mile

Four Tar Heels Elected to North Carolina High School Track and Field Hall of Fame
A group of four Tar Heels were elected Monday into the second class of the North Carolina High School Track & Field and Cross Country...

Dwight Clark, one of Charlotte's greatest pro athletes, has died
Dwight Clark, who starred at Charlotte’s Garinger High before scoring an iconic touchdown immortalized as “The Catch” for the San Francisco 49ers, died Monday of...

Jim Beatty, History Featured In Oxford American
Tar Heel legend Jim Beatty, the first man to ever run a sub-four minute indoor mile in 1962, is featured in a new online video...

Jim Beatty To Be Honored By NC Sports Hall Of Fame
The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame announced Thursday that former Tar Heel standout Jim Beatty will be added to the North Carolina Sports Hall...

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