1962 Newton-Conover Twins Roster

Western Carolina League (WCL) - Class: D
Team Record: 42-57
3rd in the WCL
Manager: Henry Nichols (42-57)
Location: Conover, North Carolina; Newton, North Carolina
Ballpark: American Legion Park
Attendance: 10,452, Avg. 211
1962 Newton-Conover Twins Statistics

The Newton-Conover Twins of the Western Carolina League ended the 1962 season with a record of 42 wins and 57 losses, third in the WCL.

The Newton- Twins scored 502 runs and allowed 581 runs. Henry Nichols drove in 66 runs and topped batters with significant playing time with a .305 average. Martin Barrier led the team with 14 wins, while John Isaac recorded a 2.74 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Steve Shea played in Major League Baseball during his career, the only member of the Newton-Conover Twins to do so.

Henry Nichols served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Martin BarrierLLFebruary 17, 19426'2"165
Donald LowereeRR6'1"160
Herbert MadisonLR6'0"155
David MarsdenRR6'0"185
Henry NicholsRR6'0"195
Norman OlsonLRMarch 3, 19436'3"170
Michael PageLR6'0"210
James PetckaDecember 7, 1941
David PookRRJuly 8, 19436'0"175
Harry PriceLL6'2"180
Pascual RamirezRRDecember 25, 19425'9"180
Eugene RootNovember 1, 1942
Steve SheaRRDecember 5, 19426'3"215Worcester, MA US
Joe Smith
Jimmy SweezyRRJanuary 15, 19436'0"185Hickory, NC US
Floyd Taylor5'8"150
Joseph TirpackLL6'1"192
Joseph LeeL6'0"185
Daniel LaskowitzRR5'11"170
Walter BianchiRRMay 17, 19435'11"160
Dale Boenisch
Joe BrandelMarch 14, 1940Dubuque, IA US
Porfirio CacerezRRNovember 3, 19436'3"180La Vega, La Vega DO
Patrick CioffiRRFebruary 23, 19445'11"185Troy, NY US
John CobbLL6'2"190
Burley DanielsRRMay 12, 19436'2"185
Michael DeatonRR6'2"190
Robert ErieLL6'0"180
Jerry FletcherRR5'11"165
Edmonds Gary
Bobby HayeRRJune 23, 19406'0"170Kittanning, PA US
John IsaacLL6'0"157
Dennis JensenMay 22, 1943
Robert KleinkeR6'1"200
Karl KovacsLL6'1"185
Earl WilliamsLR5'9"155

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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