1960 Shelby Colonels Roster

Western Carolina League (WCL) - Class: D
Team Record: 42-53
5th in the WCL
Manager: George Wilson (42-53)
Location: Shelby, North Carolina
Ballpark: City Park
Attendance: 14,103, Avg. 297
1960 Shelby Colonels Statistics

The Shelby Colonels of the Western Carolina League ended the 1960 season with a record of 42 wins and 53 losses, fifth in the WCL.

The Colonels tallied 469 runs and yielded 525 runs. George Wilson paced Shelby with 10 home runs Lindsey Robinson accounted for 53 RBI and topped hitters with significant playing time by hitting .347. Darvin Moss led the squad with 12 wins, while Donald Bridges registered a 2.1 earned run average, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

George Wilson played in Major League Baseball during his career, the only member of the Shelby Colonels to do so.

George Wilson served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Paul AmannLR6'0"190
James McDonaldRR5'10"170
Darvin MossLLJuly 29, 19355'10"175Cherokee Falls, SC US
Bryant PhillipsRR
James PopeRR6'1"170
Charles Randall
Scotty RichmondLL6'0"175
Paul RobertsRRFebruary 23, 1935Reidsville, NC US
Lindsey RobinsonLR5'9"175
Ed ShindleRR6'3"170
William SwansonR
Troy WarlickRR6'1"180
George WilsonLRAugust 31, 19246'1"185Cherryville, NC US
Jay WrightLRMay 30, 19356'2"188Cleveland County, NC US
Jackie YatesRR6'2"180
Douglas McDonaldR
Jesse MabonLL
Billy LovelaceR6'2"180
Allen BlakeRR5'11"185
Donald BridgesRRApril 6, 19386'2"195
John BriggsRR6'1"185
David CaddellRROctober 5, 19385'10"165Charlotte, NC US
William CampoLRAugust 4, 19325'11"165Dallas, NC US
Calvin ClinkscalesRR6'3"195
Billy DillingRR
Wallace FortenburyL
Charles GibsonRR6'0"160
Hugh GriggRR6'0"170
Don KillianLR5'10"155
Jimmy LailLR5'11"170
Roy LedfordRR5'8"165
Ray LockhartRR6'1"185
John ZebRR6'0"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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