1962 Statesville Owls Roster

Western Carolina League (WCL) - Class: D
Team Record: 62-36
1st in the WCL
Manager: Jack Hale (0-0), Bobby Bralley (0-0)
Location: Statesville, North Carolina
Ballpark: City Park (Stadium)
Attendance: 28,723, Avg. 586
1962 Statesville Owls Statistics

The Statesville Owls of the Western Carolina League ended the 1962 season with a record of 62 wins and 36 losses, first in the WCL.

The Owls topped the league with just 406 runs allowed. Statesville scored 541 runs. Charley Truesdell recorded 61 runs batted in and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .344. Robert Kenny led the team with 16 wins and a team-best 2.12 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers. Jack Hale and Bobby Bralley served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bobby AdamsRR5'10"170
Mitchell MilnerRR6'0"175
Bob MorettSRAugust 21, 19395'10"180
Darvin MossLLJuly 29, 19355'10"175Cherokee Falls, SC US
Ernest MungoRRApril 21, 19436'1"185
Harold NeimerRR6'1"190
David PartrickRR5'9"170
Kenneth RamseyRL6'0"170
Jack SargentRR6'3"190
Donald SemonRRNovember 4, 19426'2"185
Paul SmithRRDecember 2, 19415'11"170Pensacola, FL US
J. C. SneadLROctober 15, 19416'2"185Hot Springs, VA US
Walter SzczepanskiRR6'1"185
Charley TruesdellLLNovember 9, 19396'4"216Eunice, LA US
Paul VaughnLR6'0"190
George Michaels
Daniel MelitaLR5'10"170
Luis AriasRR5'11"168
Donald Barner
Bobby BralleyRRSeptember 12, 19386'0"180Austinville, VA US
Arthur ClarkRR6'3"187
Nick DeMatteisLLSeptember 28, 19425'9"187
Donald GallonRRMarch 22, 19426'0"185
Thomas GondekRRMay 24, 19426'2"195
Robert GoreRRFebruary 10, 19436'2"190
Robert KennyLLMarch 16, 19436'2"205Jersey City, NJ US
Ezra LewisRR5'10"175
Booth LustegRRMay 8, 1939New Haven, CT US
Darrell MasseyRLAugust 28, 19416'1"190
Michael MauroRR6'1"175
Stanley McDonaldRR6'3"172
Billy VickeryRRDecember 7, 19426'2"190Atmore, AL US

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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