1948 Forest City Owls Statistics

Western Carolina League (WCL) - Class: D
Team Record: 55-56
Finished 4th in the WCL
Manager: Jesse Hill (0-0), Eugene Hollifield (0-0)
Location: Forest City, North Carolina
Ballpark: Memorial Park
Attendance: 48,845, Avg. 880
1948 Forest City Owls Roster

Playoffs - Newton-Conover Twins 4 games, Forest City Owls 2 - Shelby refused to play off the fourth place tie and the playoff spot was awarded to Forest City.

The Forest City Owls of the Western Carolina League ended the 1948 season with a record of 55 wins and 56 losses, finishing fourth in the WCL.

Jesse Hill and Eugene Hollifield served as manager.


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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Wayne Haynes2012.6253.6844230.02301249499
Grover Callahan98.5294.7024136.0147887136
Phillip Oates83.7272.941595.095473124
Jim Gaddy89.4716.0239184.023115412381
Paul Lascala120.0
Totals4532.5844.4513400000645.07034133190240000000

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Ned Waldrop8836236212426817.343.343.599.942217
Charles Ballord9034234211524612.336.336.547.883187
Clarence McKinney1013903901111557.285.285.403.687157
Floyd Brooks1063833831001060.261.261.319.580122
Donald Reo108401401901916.224.224.322.546129
Belus Smawley6725725787766.339.339.482.821124
Grover Callahan6017517551810.291.291.349.64061
Forrest Hunt6117417448532.276.276.374.64965
Eugene Hollifield7018318347924.257.257.393.65072
John Enloe70192192441112.229.229.328.55763
Shelton Stanley23959532312.337.337.453.78943
Luther Tallent3913713732121.234.234.292.52640
Ralph Dixon23868622303.256.256.395.65134
Wayne Haynes6310110122400.218.218.257.47526
William Byers24848417220.202.202.274.47623
Dwight Hamrick10323213110.406.406.500.90616
Boyd Nanney15474713100.277.277.298.57414
Jim Gaddy4470709011.129.129.200.32914
Phillip Oates1541416000.146.146.146.2936
Ray Page1022224200.182.182.273.4556
Clarence Rogers1120202000.100.100.100.2002
Paul Lascala1315151000.067.067.067.1331
Lloyd Porter1220201000.050.050.050.1001
Totals1123362936290991151466300000.273.273.392.665142300000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Wayne HaynesP44.000
Jim GaddyP39.000
Phillip OatesP15.000
Paul LascalaP12.000
Totals1100000.000

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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