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The team was named after British Lord General Cornwallis called the city a "veritable nest of hornets" during the Revolutionary War.

[edit] Year-by-Year Record

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs Notes
1901 18-29 -- Edward Ashenbach Newport News moved to Charlotte June 21
League disbanded August 17
1902 44-12 -- Edward Ashenbach Team disbanded July 9
1905 40-42 2nd E.L. Keesler League disbanded August 19
1908 40-47 5th Jess Reynolds none
1909 46-63 5th Danny Collins / Lave Cross none
1910 56-50 2nd Lave Cross none
1911 52-58 3rd Lave Cross none
1912 61-46 3rd Jim Osteen none
1913 47-67 5th Burleigh Emery none
1914 72-49 2nd Burleigh Emery none
1915 56-66 4th Burleigh Emery / Martin Dudley none
1916 68-44 1st Martin Dudley League Champs
1917 20-16 2nd Earle Mack League ceased operations May 30
1919 55-41 2nd Ernest Burke none
1920 58-68 4th Herb Murphy none
1921 52-93 6th Eddie Hooper / Red Day / Ezra Midkiff none
1922 73-59 2nd Dick Hoblitzel none
1923 89-56 1st Dick Hoblitzel League Champs
1924 73-48 2nd Ray Kennedy none
1925 79-50 2nd Ray Kennedy none
1926 77-72 4th Ray Kennedy none
1927 72-78 6th Ray Kennedy none
1928 60-86 7th Heinie Groh / Abe Hood none
1929 79-67 3rd Dick Hoblitzel
1930 61-78 5th Dick Hoblitzel
1931 100-37 1st Guy Lacy League Champs
1932 80-53 1st Guy Lacy Lost League Finals
1933 80-61 2nd Johnny Dobbs (10-9) / Guy Lacy (70-52) none
1934 87-51 2nd Tommy Taylor Lost League Finals
1935 62-75 6th Frank O'Rourke
1937 66-75 7th Lee Head / Bill Rodgers / Alex McColl
1938 84-53 2nd Calvin Griffith League Champs
1939 68-74 7th Calvin Griffith
1940 68-65 5th Calvin Griffith
1941 65-70 6th Calvin Griffith
1942 70-62 4th Harry Smythe Lost in 1st round
1946 93-46 1st Spencer Abbott League Champs
1947 72-68 4th Spencer Abbott (29-33) / Cal Ermer (43-35) League Champs
1948 72-74 5th Joe Bowman
1949 62-80 7th Clyde McDowell
1950 72-73 5th Rabbit McDowell / Joe Bird
1951 100-40 1st Cal Ermer Lost in 1st round
1952 87-51 2nd Ivan Kuester League Champs
1953 74-71 3rd Pete Appleton League Champs
1954 62-77 6th Pete Appleton (27-42) / Ellis Clary (35-35)
1955 54-86 8th Jimmy Bloodworth
1956 79-61 2nd Rollie Hemsley Lost in 1st round
1957 86-67 2nd Gene Verble League Champs
1958 69-71 4th Gene Verble Lost in 1st round
1959 75-65 2nd Gene Verble Lost in 1st round
1960 79-61 2nd Gene Verble Lost in 1st round
1961 61-79 7th Ellis Clary none
1962 54-86 8th Spencer Robbins
1963 58-82 7th Al Evans
1964 73-67 4th Al Evans none
1965 72-68 5th Al Evans none
1966 64-74 6th Harry Warner none
1967 75-65 4th Harry Warner none
1968 72-68 3rd Harry Warner none
1969 81-59 1st Ralph Rowe none League Champs
1970 66-73 6th Harry Warner / Pete Appleton none
1971 92-50 1st Harry Warner League Champs
1972 70-70 5th Johnny Goryl

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