1947 Wilmington Pirates Roster

Tobacco State League (TSL) - Class: D
Team Record: 68-57
Finished 3rd in the TSL
Manager: Nate Andrews (68-57)
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Ballpark: Legion Stadium
Attendance: 63,219, Avg. 1,012
1947 Wilmington Pirates Statistics

Playoffs - Sanford Spinners 4 games, Wilmington Pirates 3

The Wilmington Pirates of the Tobacco State League ended the 1947 season with a record of 68 wins and 57 losses, finishing third in the TSL.

Nate Andrews served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
William AlsenauerRRNovember 10, 19255'9"180
Nate AndrewsRRSeptember 30, 19136'0"195Pembroke, NC US
William BentonLJune 12, 19266'0"175
Harry BridgesL5'10"179
Lewis CheshireLL5'10"197
Hargrove DavisR5'11"185
Larry DiOrio
Johnie EdensRJuly 13, 19215'11"196Wilmington, NC US
Edward HardiskyR5'9"160
Lee HewlettLL6'4"187
Roy LambRR6'2"230
Bob LeBlancRRNovember 11, 19265'10"170Fitchburg, MA US
Alfred LentoLL5'7"165
John MuscovitchRApril 23, 19225'11"160Drifton, PA US
Fred MusumeciR5'7"150
Andrew PoklembaRRMay 24, 19206'1"188
James StatonR5'10"175
Bob SteckelRJanuary 2, 19246'0"168
James StephensonRR5'9"158
Thomas Townsend

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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