DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Hall of Fame high school baseball coach died Friday after a battle with cancer.
Sources confirmed to ABC11 that Pete Shankle died Friday morning.
Shankle was inducted into the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2015.
As a head baseball coach, his teams won 502 games and finished runner-up in the state playoffs three times.
He started his head coaching career at Southern Durham High School in 1982. He also started the baseball program at Voyager Academy in 2011; Voyager finished runner up in the state playoffs in 2012.
The baseball stadium at Southern Durham High School is named Pete Shankle Stadium in his honor.
Hall of Fame Durham baseball coach Pete Shankle dies after battle with cancer