1970 Greenwood Braves Roster

Western Carolinas League (WCL) - Class: A
Team Record: 70-60
Finished 2nd in the WCL
Manager: Eddie Haas (70-60)
Affiliation: Atlanta Braves
Location: Greenwood, South Carolina
Ballpark: Legion Stadium
Attendance: 48,648, Avg. 748
1970 Greenwood Braves Statistics

The Greenwood Braves of the Western Carolinas League ended the 1970 season with a record of 70 wins and 60 losses, finishing second in the WCL.

The Braves scored 691 runs and yielded 645 runs. Larvell Blanks led Greenwood with 15 home runs and accounted for 69 RBI. John Fuller paced hitters with significant playing time by hitting .278. Jimmy Freeman, David Gourieux and Jose Sevillano topped the team with 8 wins each, while Jimmy Freeman recorded a 4.23 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Players from the 1970 Greenwood Braves who spent time in the Majors during their careers included John Fuller, Grover Powell, Pablo Torrealba, Larvell Blanks, Jimmy Freeman and Chico Ruiz.

Eddie Haas served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Doyle BarringerRRFebruary 3, 19496'2"190
Larvell BlanksRRJanuary 28, 19505'8"167Del Rio, TX US
Nelly CanaRRDecember 20, 19505'11"165Cumana, Sucre VE
Russell DillonSLAugust 26, 19516'0"185San Francisco, CA US
Domingo FigueroaLLFebruary 16, 19515'11"175Vega Alta, PR
Jimmy FreemanLLJune 29, 19516'4"180Carlsbad, NM US
John FullerLLJanuary 29, 19506'2"180Lynwood, CA US
Scott GoodwinRRJuly 4, 19506'1"198Reseda, CA US
David GourieuxRRJanuary 13, 19476'2"190Paducah, KY US
David HeintzRROctober 27, 19456'0"165Pittsburgh, PA US
Gene HolbertSRNovember 21, 19516'1"200Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, PA US
Sam HoustonRRNovember 4, 19505'11"156Long Beach, CA US
Wallace JonesRRSeptember 23, 19486'1"195Middlesboro, KY US
Calvin KellyRRJuly 25, 19505'10"160Martinez, CA US
George KingRRJune 5, 19466'0"150Greenville, SC US
Larry LaGardeRRJune 17, 19495'10"165New Orleans, LA US
Danny LandisRRJune 27, 19505'10"Columbus, OH US
Grady LittleRRMarch 3, 19505'11"175Abilene, TX US
Horace LovettRRDecember 9, 19476'1"215Savannah, GA US
Michael MagnessRRAugust 3, 19496'2"197Gainesville, GA US
Michael McCammonRROctober 25, 19486'0"185Manchester, CT US
Edgar McCulloughRRJuly 11, 19486'2"185Richmond, VA US
Curtis MooreLRJuly 3, 19496'1"185Denison, TX US
Carlos MorenoRRApril 15, 19486'2"155La Guaira, Vargas VE
James NageleisenRRNovember 7, 19476'2"190Covington, KY US
Grover PowellLLOctober 10, 19405'10"175Sayre, PA US
Jerry RobisonRRSeptember 18, 19465'9"165Lindsay, CA US
Chico RuizRRNovember 1, 19515'11"170Santurce, PR
Richard SandateLLSeptember 27, 19495'9"155Corpus Christi, TX US
Jose SevillanoRRFebruary 19, 19516'0"175Bayamon, PR
John SpottkeRRDecember 9, 19476'0"180New York, NY US
Pablo TorrealbaLLApril 28, 19485'10"173Barquisimeto, Lara VE
Mark VandewaterRRAugust 5, 19496'3"200San Francisco, CA US
Michael WalsethLRMarch 5, 19486'3"210St. Paul, MN US
Keith WaltersRRMarch 18, 19496'1"205
Chuck WesterhouseRRSeptember 8, 19516'3"205Lafayette, IN US

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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