1948 Wilmington Pirates Roster

Tobacco State League (TSL) - Class: D
Team Record: 76-62
Finished 2nd in the TSL
Manager: James Staton (76-62)
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Ballpark: Legion Stadium
Attendance: 77,842, Avg. 1,128
1948 Wilmington Pirates Statistics

Playoffs - Red Springs Red Robins 4 games, Wilmington Pirates 3

The Wilmington Pirates of the Tobacco State League ended the 1948 season with a record of 76 wins and 62 losses, finishing second in the TSL.

James Staton served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
William AlsenauerRRNovember 10, 19255'9"180
William BentonLJune 12, 19266'0"175
Henry Borneman
Lewis CheshireLL5'10"197
Clarence CowardDecember 23, 1916Greensboro, NC US
Hargrove DavisR5'11"185
Johnie EdensRJuly 13, 19215'11"196Wilmington, NC US
Bob EdwardsRROctober 4, 19236'1"180
Leonard FasslerRL6'0"190
Edward HardiskyR5'9"160
Roy LambRR6'2"230
John MuscovitchRApril 23, 19225'11"160Drifton, PA US
Bill NivenJanuary 13, 1928192
Emile PasterisR5'11"155
Robert PerryR6'1"165
Richard Powell
Marion Rogers
Linwood Rowan
James StatonR5'10"175
Bob SteckelRJanuary 2, 19246'0"168
John Thrush
Thomas Townsend
Francis Wesley
Charles WiggsL6'0"165

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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