1962 Waterloo Hawks Roster

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: D
Team Record: 73-50
Finished 1st in the MWL
Manager: Matt Sczesny (73-50)
Affiliation: Boston Red Sox
Location: Waterloo, Iowa
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 57,054, Avg. 928
1962 Waterloo Hawks Statistics

Playoffs - Dubuque Packers 3 games, Waterloo Hawks 1

The Waterloo Hawks of the Midwest League ended the 1962 season with a record of 73 wins and 50 losses, finishing first in the MWL.

The Hawks scored 680 runs and allowed 592 runs. Vanity Rushing led Waterloo with 16 home runs, and Richie Waite walloped 20 or more, too. Richie Waite drove in 73 runs. Vanity Rushing paced hitters with significant playing time by hitting .281. Barry Shollenberger topped the team with 16 wins, while Ernest Kumerow added 15 or more wins also Barry Shollenberger earned a 2.14 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Mike Ryan and Glenn Beckert both played in Major League Baseball during their careers.

Matt Sczesny served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Robert BatchelderRRDecember 0, 19396'0"165Goffstown, NH US
Glenn BeckertRROctober 12, 19406'1"190Pittsburgh, PA US
Donald BridgesRR6'2"195
Walter ChristianaRLApril 8, 19426'3"195
Roy FranklinSR6'1"175
David GoodwinRR6'0"185
William HalterLLJanuary 10, 19386'0"180
Otis HendersonRR6'3"190
Gerald HerronRRNovember 4, 19426'5"230
Frederick HolmesRRMay 22, 19426'5"225
Joseph KepicsRR5'11"189
Eugene KingRRJuly 28, 19446'0"165Fort Pierce, FL US
Gary KountzRRDecember 13, 19415'11"180
Lawrence KrotecRRMarch 16, 19406'2"195
Ernest KumerowRL6'2"190
Dennis LosoRR5'9"168
Darrell MasseyRLAugust 28, 19416'1"190
Richard MayoRR6'3"185
Mitchell MilnerRRJanuary 25, 19416'0"175
William MinkleyRRMarch 29, 19426'2"190
Ronald MorissetteRR6'3"170
Leonard PatinskyRRAugust 23, 19426'0"200
Kenneth PorterLL6'5"205
Vanity RushingSRMay 1, 19405'9"181
Mike RyanRRNovember 25, 19416'2"205Haverhill, MA US
Jack SargentRR6'3"190
Donald SemonRRNovember 4, 19426'2"185
Barry ShollenbergerRR6'2"185
Asa SmallLLSeptember 8, 19416'1"185Newton, MA US
Wayne TatumRRMarch 20, 19436'2"180
Ernest ThompsonLL5'10"170
Richie WaiteRR5'9"168
Lawrence WieckSRNovember 5, 19426'1"175
Thomas YostLL6'0"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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