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The Danville Leafs were the first team in the Carolina League to become integrated when they hired local outfielder Percy Miller in 1951.

[edit] Year-by-Year Record

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1925 58-67 overall 4th Lloyd Smith / Hardin Herndon High Point (18-32) moved to Danville June 18
1926 85-61 overall -- Bob Higgins Danville (11-10) moved to High Point May 12
1934 53-25 1st Herb Brett League Champs
1935 68-46 2nd Herb Brett League Champs
1936 74-45 2nd Herb Brett
1937 68-47 3rd Herb Brett Lost in 1st round
1938 63-55 4th Red Barnes Lost League Finals
1945 94-44 1st Herb Brett League Champs
1946 60-82 7th Herb Brett
1947 65-77 6th Herb Brett / Eugene Petty
1948 77-64 4th Bob Latshaw / Woody Fair Lost in 1st round
1949 86-57 1st Woody Fair Lost in 1st round
1950 87-66 2nd Ben Chapman Lost in 1st round
1951 66-73 6th Bob Latshaw
1952 65-74 6th Morris "Smut" Aderholt
1953 79-59 2nd Andy Gilbert League Champs
1954 70-69 5th Andy Gilbert
1955 73-64 2nd Andy Gilbert League Champs
1956 83-69 3rd Salty Parker Lost League Finals
1957 63-77 5th Dave Garcia (38-57) / Jack Politt / Mike McCormick
1958 80-59 1st Bobby Hofman Lost in 1st round
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