1969 Burlington Senators Roster

Carolina League (CL) - Class: A
Team Record: 71-71
Finished 3rd in the CL's West Division
Manager: Buddy Hicks (0-0), Bill Haywood (0-0)
Affiliation: Washington Senators
Location: Burlington, North Carolina
Ballpark: Burlington Athletic Park
Attendance: 20,550, Avg. 289
1969 Burlington Senators Statistics

Playoffs - Burlington Senators 2 games, Salem Rebels 0
Playoffs - Burlington Senators 2 games, Winston-Salem Red Sox 1
Finals - Raleigh-Durham Phillies 2 games, Burlington Senators 1

The Burlington Senators of the Carolina League ended the 1969 season with a record of 71 wins and 71 losses, finishing third in the league's West Division.

The Senators plated 507 runs and allowed 531 runs. Don Castle drove in 59 runs and topped hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .283 clip. Dick Nold led the squad with 13 wins, while Jeffrey Vollweiler earned a 3.18 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

John Wockenfuss, Bill Haywood, Dick Nold, Toby Harrah, Mike Thompson, Don Castle and Bob Jones were all players from the 1969 Burlington Senators who played in the Majors during their careers.

Buddy Hicks and Bill Haywood served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Dexter BakerLLAugust 1, 19486'2"180Racine, WI US
Gene BakerRRApril 15, 19466'0"180Darlington, SC US
Dick BaldwinLLJuly 30, 19455'11"180Dallas, TX US
Richard BechtelRRJanuary 2, 19465'11"168
John BiedenbachLR5'11"185
Frank BolickRRMarch 2, 19475'11"185Mount Carmel, PA US
Sonny BowersRRSeptember 18, 19476'2"195
Wayne BrescherRRFebruary 18, 19466'3"215
Don CastleLLFebruary 1, 19506'1"205Kokomo, IN US
Walter CzopczycRRJune 20, 19466'0"185Hahn, DE
LaMar DavisLL6'0"190
Roger GiffordLRDecember 19, 19416'3"195Gary, IN US
Rick GuarneraRROctober 21, 19465'11"180Baltimore, MD US
Toby HarrahRROctober 26, 19486'0"175Sissonville, WV US
Bill HaywoodRRApril 21, 19376'3"205Colon, Colon PA
William HoltLLNovember 21, 19475'11"170
Larry ItenRRJune 25, 19495'10"165
Frederic JacobsRRJanuary 22, 19456'0"172Chicago, IL US
Jeffery JanekLL5'10"160
Bob JonesLLOctober 11, 19496'2"195Elkton, MD US
Harvey MattinglyLRFebruary 25, 19436'1"175Washington, DC US
Gerald MerletRRMay 8, 19486'1"185
Dick NoldRRMay 4, 19436'2"190San Francisco, CA US
Robert ParchemLLAugust 30, 19446'0"205
John ParkerRRMay 11, 19476'5"195
Gary RatliffRRDecember 1, 19476'0"175Fort Smith, AR US
Gary SargentLL6'1"190
Mark ScallyRRNovember 2, 19476'3"195
Steve SchroerRRJanuary 17, 19456'3"180Evansville, IN US
Roger SheridanLR5'11"185
Robert ShuttsRR6'0"185
Wallace SmallwoodRRMay 13, 19486'1"182
Mike ThompsonRRSeptember 6, 19496'3"190Denver, CO US
Billy VickeryRRDecember 7, 19426'2"190Atmore, AL US
Jeffrey VollweilerRR6'5"215
James WalkerRRNovember 2, 19446'0"195Memphis, TN US
Robert WeigleLLMay 7, 19426'1"172Gettysburg, PA US
John WockenfussRRFebruary 27, 19496'0"190Welch, WV US
Timothy ZajeskiRROctober 18, 19466'3"190

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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