1975 Greenwood Braves Roster

Western Carolinas League (WCL) - Class: A
Team Record: 62-79
Finished 3rd in the WCL
Manager: Bobby Dews (62-79)
Affiliation: Atlanta Braves
Location: Greenwood, South Carolina
Ballpark: Legion Stadium
Attendance: 23,195, Avg. 329
1975 Greenwood Braves Statistics

The Greenwood Braves of the Western Carolinas League ended the 1975 season with a record of 62 wins and 79 losses, finishing third in the WCL.

The Braves scored 580 runs and conceded 648 runs. Cannon Smith and Barry Bonnell led Greenwood with 12 home runs apiece. Cannon Smith drove in 61 runs. Alvin Jones paced batters with significant playing time by hitting .260. Joey McLaughlin topped the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 2.58 earned run average, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Members of the 1975 Greenwood Braves who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Dale Murphy, Barry Bonnell, Dave Campbell, Joey McLaughlin, Hank Small, Terry Harper, Duane Theiss, Larry McWilliams, Rufino Linares and Jerry Maddox.

Bobby Dews served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Barry BonnellRROctober 27, 19536'3"190Mariemont, OH US
Leland ByrdRROctober 30, 19556'1"175Gainesville, GA US
Dave CampbellRRSeptember 3, 19516'3"210Princeton, IN US
Tim CostelloLLMay 31, 19566'3"205Harrisburg, PA US
William CranfordLLFebruary 5, 19556'2"200
Don FletcherSROctober 29, 19565'11"188
Richard GreenSRSeptember 14, 19566'1"208Conroe, TX US
William HarleeLLApril 22, 19546'2"197
Terry HarperRRAugust 19, 19556'4"195Douglasville, GA US
Alvin JonesLRAugust 19, 19545'10"170Seguin, TX US
Lamar JonesRRJuly 9, 19526'5"195Chamblee, GA US
Steven KernsLRAugust 25, 19546'4"185
Rufino LinaresRRFebruary 28, 19516'0"170San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Robert LongLL5'9"185
Jerry MaddoxRRJuly 28, 19536'2"200Whittier, CA US
Joey McLaughlinRRJuly 11, 19566'2"205Tulsa, OK US
John McLeanRRApril 27, 19516'1"195Pulaski, TN US
Larry McWilliamsLLFebruary 10, 19546'5"180Wichita, KS US
Kevin MeistickleRROctober 18, 19516'1"200
Dale MurphyRRMarch 12, 19566'4"210Portland, OR US
Daniel NewellRR6'2"187
Jeff PeeplesRRMarch 12, 19516'3"200
George PhillipsRRAugust 17, 19546'1"185
Jose RichardRRJanuary 25, 19556'1"137Fajardo, PR
Ronald RockhillRRMarch 9, 19556'0"165Marshalltown, IA US
Al RyanRRFebruary 7, 19515'10"163New Orleans, LA US
Hank SmallRRJuly 31, 19536'3"205Atlanta, GA US
Cannon SmithLLJune 13, 19516'2"187
Gary SteinRRSeptember 25, 19556'1"207
Steve StoneRRDecember 13, 19545'11"170Worcester, MA US
Duane TheissRRNovember 20, 19536'3"185Zanesville, OH US
Vincent TitusLLAugust 24, 19546'1"172Renton, WA US
Timothy WaclawczykRRJune 29, 19556'1"165
Thomas WestlakeLRApril 15, 19546'0"180

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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