1954 Forest City Owls Roster
Team Record: 24-24
Finished 3rd in the THL
Manager: Woody Rich (0-0), Richard McKeithan (0-0)
Location: Forest City, North Carolina
Ballpark: Memorial Park
Attendance: 8,147, Avg. 339
The Forest City Owls of the Tar Heel League ended the 1954 season with a record of 24 wins and 24 losses, finishing third in the THL.
The Owls topped the circuit with just 239 runs allowed. Forest City scored 262 runs. William Greenan paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .295. Joseph Cristello led the team with 7 wins, while Jim Swiggett recorded a 2.08 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.
Woody Rich played in Major League Baseball during his career, the only member of the Forest City Owls to do so.Woody Rich and Richard McKeithan served as manager.
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|James Aderholt||May 24, 1934||Hopewell, VA US|
|William Benfield||R||April 28, 1934||5'10"||155|
|Angelo DeCello||August 13, 1928|
|Bobby Johnston||November 14, 1934|
|Robert McGimsey||L||June 14, 1918||6'1"||200|
|Woody Rich||L||R||March 9, 1916||6'2"||185||Morganton, NC US|
|Edward Rychlak||October 24, 1930||Swedesburg, PA US|
|Jim Swiggett||L||R||September 10, 1930||5'11"||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.