1971 Raleigh-Durham Triangles Roster

Carolina League (CL) - Class: A
Team Record: 56-80
Finished 7th in the CL
Manager: Dick Kennedy (56-80)
Location: Durham, North Carolina; Raleigh, North Carolina
Ballpark: Devereux Meadow Park
Attendance: 40,447, Avg. 595
1971 Raleigh-Durham Triangles Statistics

The Raleigh-Durham Triangles of the Carolina League ended the 1971 season with a record of 56 wins and 80 losses, finishing seventh in the CL.

The Raleigh- Triangles plated 536 runs and gave up 649 runs, most in the circuit. Stephen McCartney paced Durham with 13 home runs John Stephen drove in 80 runs. Philip Bushman topped all regular batters by hitting .322. James Raynor led the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 3.71 ERA, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1971 Raleigh-Durham Triangles who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Jerry Bell, John Fuller, Nardi Contreras, Rawly Eastwick and Juan Rios.

Dick Kennedy served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jose AlcaideLLJuly 9, 19516'0"175Hatillo, PR
Domingo ApellanizRRMay 19, 19485'11"160Catano, PR
Billy BarlowRRFebruary 3, 19496'1"195Memphis, TN US
Jerry BellSROctober 6, 19476'4"190Madison, TN US
Gary BradshawRR6'2"190
Philip BushmanLLDecember 22, 19465'10"170
John CassisRRAugust 10, 19475'11"170Toledo, OH US
Nardi ContrerasSRSeptember 19, 19516'2"193Tampa, FL US
John ConzattiRRApril 14, 19505'11"188Chehalis, WA US
Doug DreierRRAugust 11, 19506'0"175
Rawly EastwickRROctober 24, 19506'3"180Camden, NJ US
John FullerLLJanuary 29, 19506'2"180Lynwood, CA US
Timothy GrantLRAugust 6, 19496'0"185
Gerald HebertRRAugust 25, 19465'11"175
Charles HigginsRRSeptember 12, 19496'3"180
David HillSRAugust 20, 19486'2"170
Claude HosapRR
Robert KesslerLL5'11"180
James KirklandRRMay 21, 19515'11"170
Chuck LosethRRJanuary 10, 19516'1"175
Stephen McCartneyRRAugust 19, 19505'11"178Los Angeles, CA US
Steven MillerRRDecember 21, 19476'2"190
Curtis MooreLRJuly 3, 19496'1"185Denison, TX US
Michael O'ConnorSLAugust 6, 19495'10"195
Walt RansomRRApril 18, 19506'0"170
James RaynorRRNovember 17, 19435'10"193
Jim RedmonRRJune 7, 19475'10"170
Juan RiosRRJuly 14, 19426'3"185Mayaguez, PR
Marion RussoLLApril 17, 19506'1"200
Jose SaladoRR5'10"160
Thor SkoganRLFebruary 10, 19495'11"170Oslo, NO
John SpottkeRRDecember 9, 19476'0"180New York, NY US
John StephenRRDecember 30, 19486'1"195
Robert WelshRRMarch 16, 19516'0"160

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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