Durham Bulls
Franchise History
(1900-2019)


Most wins in a season: 89 in 1962
Most losses in a season: 95 in 1927

The Durham Bulls, an independent, minor league baseball team, has played in the North Carolina Association, Virginia-North Carolina League, North Carolina League, Carolina Association, North Carolina State League, Piedmont League, Carolina League, New York State League, International Association, Eastern Association, Eastern League and International League between 1900 and 2019.


Durham Bulls
(1900-)
     

YearTeamLeagueWLAttendAvg.
1900Durham BullsNorth Carolina Association912RosterStats
1902Durham BullsNorth Carolina League2339RosterStats
1913Durham BullsNorth Carolina State League6549RosterStats45,001789
1914Durham BullsNorth Carolina State League7050RosterStats
1915Durham BullsNorth Carolina State League6952RosterStats
1916Durham BullsNorth Carolina State League6251RosterStats
1917Durham BullsNorth Carolina State League2412RosterStats8,019446
1920Durham BullsPiedmont League5365RosterStats
1921Durham BullsPiedmont League5764RosterStats
1922Durham BullsPiedmont League6958RosterStats
1923Durham BullsPiedmont League4974RosterStats
1924Durham BullsPiedmont League7446RosterStats
1925Durham BullsPiedmont League6858RosterStats
1926Durham BullsPiedmont League7371RosterStats
1927Durham BullsPiedmont League4895RosterStats
1928Durham BullsPiedmont League4091RosterStats
1929Durham BullsPiedmont League8551RosterStats
1930Durham BullsPiedmont League7168RosterStats
1931Durham BullsPiedmont League5672RosterStats
1932Durham BullsPiedmont League5677RosterStats
1933Durham BullsPiedmont League6576RosterStats
1936Durham BullsPiedmont League7963RosterStats
1937Durham BullsPiedmont League6869RosterStats57,117834
1938Durham BullsPiedmont League6471RosterStats47,682706
1939Durham BullsPiedmont League7565RosterStats
1940Durham BullsPiedmont League7362RosterStats
1941Durham BullsPiedmont League8453RosterStats
1942Durham BullsPiedmont League6570RosterStats
1943Durham BullsPiedmont League4486RosterStats
1945Durham BullsCarolina League5977RosterStats72,0001,059
1946Durham BullsCarolina League8062RosterStats151,3922,132
1947Durham BullsCarolina League7071RosterStats152,0952,157
1948Durham BullsCarolina League6379RosterStats95,2911,342
1949Durham BullsCarolina League7072RosterStats118,3561,667
1950Durham BullsCarolina League7379RosterStats80,8341,064
1951Durham BullsCarolina League8456RosterStats93,7661,340
1952Durham BullsCarolina League7659RosterStats68,4221,014
1953Durham BullsCarolina League6475RosterStats53,823774
1954Durham BullsCarolina League7068RosterStats49,398716
1955Durham BullsCarolina League6969RosterStats40,965594
1956Durham BullsCarolina League8469RosterStats41,934548
1957Durham BullsCarolina League7961RosterStats46,848669
1958Durham BullsCarolina League5879RosterStats31,218456
1959Durham BullsCarolina League7060RosterStats32,039493
1960Durham BullsCarolina League5778RosterStats30,005445
1961Durham BullsCarolina League6573RosterStats33,235482
1962Durham BullsCarolina League8951RosterStats71,0501,015
1963Durham BullsCarolina League7865RosterStats47,453664
1964Durham BullsCarolina League5482RosterStats30,631450
1965Durham BullsCarolina League8360RosterStats34,956489
1966Durham BullsCarolina League6276RosterStats32,023464
1967Durham BullsCarolina League7464RosterStats24,210351
1980Durham BullsCarolina League8456RosterStats175,9632,514
1981Durham BullsCarolina League7068RosterStats151,9052,202
1982Durham BullsCarolina League8056RosterStats157,3252,314
1983Durham BullsCarolina League5978RosterStats142,3702,078
1984Durham BullsCarolina League6872RosterStats157,1092,244
1985Durham BullsCarolina League6674RosterStats182,7202,610
1986Durham BullsCarolina League7268RosterStats197,1252,816
1987Durham BullsCarolina League6575RosterStats217,0123,100
1988Durham BullsCarolina League8258RosterStats271,6503,881
1989Durham BullsCarolina League8454RosterStats272,2023,945
1990Durham BullsCarolina League7168RosterStats300,4994,324
1991Durham BullsCarolina League7958RosterStats301,2404,398
1992Durham BullsCarolina League7070RosterStats280,9944,194
1993Durham BullsCarolina League6969RosterStats305,6924,563
1994Durham BullsCarolina League6670RosterStats254,2663,912
1995Durham BullsCarolina League6376RosterStats390,4866,007
1996Durham BullsCarolina League7366RosterStats365,4455,537
1997Durham BullsCarolina League6376RosterStats381,5895,612
1998Durham BullsInternational League8064RosterStats477,7096,635
1999Durham BullsInternational League8360RosterStats464,0016,629
2000Durham BullsInternational League8162RosterStats475,3636,889
2001Durham BullsInternational League7470RosterStats505,3147,219
2002Durham BullsInternational League8064RosterStats509,6587,178
2003Durham BullsInternational League7367RosterStats493,1386,946
2004Durham BullsInternational League7767RosterStats490,6157,110
2005Durham BullsInternational League6579RosterStats520,3717,227
2006Durham BullsInternational League6478RosterStats507,5477,356
2007Durham BullsInternational League8063RosterStats520,9527,235
2008Durham BullsInternational League7470RosterStats503,6366,995
2009Durham BullsInternational League8361RosterStats488,3856,783
2010Durham BullsInternational League8855RosterStats500,0737,043
2011Durham BullsInternational League8062RosterStats462,6826,517
2012Durham BullsInternational League6678RosterStats483,5936,811
2013Durham BullsInternational League8757RosterStats498,7357,125
2014Durham BullsInternational League7569RosterStats533,0337,615
2015Durham BullsInternational League7470RosterStats554,7887,814
2016Durham BullsInternational League6480RosterStats547,1567,599
2017Durham BullsInternational League8656RosterStats547,8417,716
2018Durham BullsInternational League7960RosterStats536,3047,661
2019Durham BullsInternational League7564RosterStats529,1057,668

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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