1962 Salisbury Braves Roster

Western Carolina League (WCL) - Class: D
Team Record: 52-44
2nd in the WCL
Manager: Harvey Stratton (52-44)
Location: Salisbury, North Carolina
Ballpark: Newman Park (Field)
Attendance: 23,461, Avg. 489
1962 Salisbury Braves Statistics

The Salisbury Braves of the Western Carolina League ended the 1962 season with a record of 52 wins and 44 losses, second in the WCL.

The Braves scored 546 runs, most in the league. Salisbury conceded 437 runs. Robert Weaver drove in 41 runs. Lester Kero led all regular batters by hitting .271. Ronald Foltz, Eugene Williams and Tommy Addington topped the team with 7 wins each, while Ronald Foltz recorded a 2.66 ERA, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Jerry Johnson played in Major League Baseball during his career, the only member of the Salisbury Braves to do so.

Harvey Stratton served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tommy AddingtonRRDecember 9, 19406'0"168
Lester KeroRL5'10"165
Robert KleinkeR6'1"200
Douglas LinehanLR6'3"200
David LittleRR5'11"170
William MacKellarRR5'10"210
Johnny McKeeLLOctober 26, 19406'3"220Houston, TX US
William MooreRR6'2"180
John PavlusRR6'0"168
Harry PriceLL6'2"180
Steve RiveraRRApril 15, 19426'1"167
Joe RowdenLR6'2"170
Gene SalsmanLRSeptember 18, 19406'0"175
Oscar Steadman
John StolarchuckRR6'1"185
Robert WeaverLRSeptember 2, 19435'11"200
Eugene WilliamsRR6'1"175
Bruce WilsonRR6'2"200
Jerry JohnsonRRDecember 3, 19436'3"200Miami, FL US
Gary JarrettLR5'11"158
Carmen IannacconeRR5'10"175
Robert AveretteLL6'1"155
Alan BaadeLR6'2"175
Jimmy BasingerRL5'9"175
Walter BianchiRRMay 17, 19435'11"160
Don BushRROctober 18, 19386'0"180
Edwin ChasteenRRSeptember 12, 19426'4"190Hamilton, OH US
Charles CrookRR6'0"160
Ronald DiciccoRR6'2"213
Kenneth DuckerRR6'0"180
Ronald FoltzRR6'1"185
Frank ForbisRR6'0"165
Gary GeisenRR5'11"165
Edward Griffin
Philip HatcherLR5'11"190
Charles HennessyLR6'1"168
Ronald HensonLR6'3"175
Joe HurleyRR6'0"208
John ZimmermanRR5'11"175

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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