Shelby Colonels
Franchise History
(1940-1963)


Most wins in a season: 51 in 1961
Most losses in a season: 74 in 1963

The Shelby Colonels, a minor league baseball team, played in the Tar Heel League, Western Carolina League, Western Carolinas League and South Atlantic League between 1940 and 1963.


      

YearTeamLeagueWLAttendAvg.
1940Shelby ColonelsTar Heel League1654RosterStats
1960Shelby ColonelsWestern Carolina League4253RosterStats14,103297
1961Shelby ColonelsWestern Carolina League5155RosterStats11,587219
1962Shelby ColonelsWestern Carolina League4059RosterStats14,743298
1963Shelby ColonelsWestern Carolinas League4874RosterStats34,324563

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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