1952 Bristol Twins Roster

Appalachian League (AL) - Class: D
Team Record: 60-57
Finished 2nd in the AL
Manager: George Detore (60-57)
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates
Location: Bristol, Virginia
Ballpark: Shaw Stadium
Attendance: 45,702, Avg. 781
1952 Bristol Twins Statistics

Playoffs - Welch Miners 2 games, Bristol Twins 0

The Bristol Twins of the Appalachian League ended the 1952 season with a record of 60 wins and 57 losses, finishing second in the AL.

The Twins plated 646 runs and yielded 695 runs. Joseph Novotniak accounted for 76 RBI. Donald Deveau led all regular batters with a .295 average. Frank Ramsay topped the team with 14 wins, while Bill Bell earned a 2.09 ERA, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Bill Bell and Ron Necciai both played in Major League Baseball during their careers.

George Detore served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bill AizaRRJanuary 29, 19316'4"175Veracruz, Veracruz MX
Donald BeckerL6'0"180
Bill BellRROctober 24, 19336'3"200Goldsboro, NC US
Bruce BohunyRL6'3"178
Edward Burch
Robert Chrisley
Walter DeLotelleRROctober 29, 19346'1"165Portsmouth, OH US
Donald DeveauRFebruary 8, 19305'11"167
Harry DunlopLRSeptember 6, 19336'2"190Sacramento, CA US
Phillip Filiatrault
Vincent FillibenLFebruary 3, 19305'11"160
Frank GaetaRR6'0"188
Bill GelsingerRRMay 10, 19325'11"165Glendale, CA US
Charles GreenhillR6'1"205
Paul HensleyRRJuly 29, 19316'3"183
Robah Hicks
Dennis HuelferRR6'2"185
William LinnertR5'8"165
Robert LipstasR6'0"175
Ronald MayLLSeptember 25, 19335'11"175Kelliher, MN US
Jack Miller
Ken MillerRRMay 29, 19336'2"185
Lamar Moore
Paul Muretore
Ron NecciaiRRJune 18, 19326'5"185Gallatin, PA US
Paul NixRRSeptember 4, 19326'2"190Greenville, AL US
Joseph NovotniakR5'9"168
Samuel NunnRRSeptember 20, 19346'4"195Los Angeles, CA US
Bill OnuskaRRJanuary 15, 19345'10"195Trumbull, CT US
Dick OrlandoJuly 9, 1932
Frank RamsayLLFebruary 22, 19335'11"165Poughkeepsie, NY US
Ed SallisRJanuary 15, 19326'3"185Dallas, TX US
Richard ShinnickRR6'4"200
Thomas SmithLL6'1"165

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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