1948 Sparta Saints Roster

Georgia State League (GSL) - Class: D
Team Record: 81-37
Finished 1st in the GSL
Manager: Woody Bottoms (81-37)
Location: Sparta, Georgia
Ballpark: Sparta Baseball Park
Attendance: 27,191, Avg. 461
1948 Sparta Saints Statistics

Playoffs - Sparta Saints 3 games, Eastman Dodgers 2
Finals - Fitzgerald Pioneers 4 games, Sparta Saints 3

The Sparta Saints of the Georgia State League ended the 1948 season with a record of 81 wins and 37 losses, finishing first in the GSL.

Woody Bottoms served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Woody BottomsLJune 26, 19175'10"165
Lewis BrockRR6'0"179
Robert Bruno
Jack CollinsL5'11"170
George CookRLMarch 21, 19276'0"155Rahway, NJ US
John DouganR6'0"170
Stan DouganRRNovember 24, 19286'3"170Penns Grove, NJ US
Millard EvansRRSeptember 11, 19235'11"160
Bryant GoggansR5'10"173
Pete GulaRAugust 28, 19265'10"168
Lee HartleyJanuary 12, 1928192Riddleville, GA US
Earl HartmanLNovember 3, 19245'11"190Reading, PA US
Izzy LeónRRJanuary 4, 19115'10"160Cruces, Las Villas CU
John McCormick
Theodore PattersonR6'0"165
Jim RuarkRRApril 24, 19196'0"185Bostwick, GA US
James ScreenOctober 6, 1925192County Galway, Clare IE
Jack SinnottRDecember 4, 19255'11"168
Paul StevensR5'6"155
Alan SwygertR6'3"210

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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