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A class D league called the Eastern Carolina League operated from 1908 through 1910. In 1928 the league was revived, but due to the Great Depression, this version lasted just two seasons.


Contents

[edit] Cities Represented 1908 - 1910


[edit] Yearly Standings

[edit] 1908

President: J. W. Washington

Team Name W L PCT GB Managers
Wilson Tobacconists 36 18 .667 0 Earl Holt
Wilmington Sailors 35 21 .625 2 Dick Smith
Goldsboro Giants 29 28 .509 8.5 H.E. Kling
Raleigh Red Birds 23 36 .390 15.5 George "King" Kelly / Frank Thompson / Warren
New Bern# 5 16 .238 NA NA
Kinston# 6 12 .333 NA Lloyd Wooten
# New Bern and Kinston withdrew July 15.

Playoffs: Abondoned August 27 due to bad weather.
Wilmington was leading Wilson 2 games to 1.
Player Statistics

Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
Earl Holt Wilson BA .286 Harvey Bussey Wilmington W 14
Walker Moore Wilson Runs 28 Fred Anderson Wilson SO 120
Walker Moore Wilson Hits 57 Hatton Ogle Wilson Pct .846; 11-2
L. Fox Kinston/Raleigh HR 3

[edit] 1909

President: Dr. Joel D. Whitaker

Team Name W L PCT GB Managers
Wilson Tobacconists 50 39 .562 0 Earl Holt
Wilmington Sailors 50 40 .556 .5 Dick Smith
Fayetteville Highlanders 49 41 .544 1.5 Charles E. Moss / Charles Clancy
Raleigh Red Birds 49 41 .544 1.5 Richard Crozier
Goldsboro Giants 43 46 .486 7 H. E. Kling
Rocky Mount Railroaders 27 61 .307 22.5 W. B. Fenner / Joe Walsh
Playoffs: Wilson awarded Championship after

ineligible player violations were enacted.
Player Statistics

Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
Bill Schumaker Fayetteville BA .340 Harry Otis Goldsboro W 19
Pete Clemens Fayetteville Runs 46 Bill Luyster 11-3 Fayetteville Pct .786
Charlie Armstrong Wilson Hits 76

[edit] 1910

President: Dr. Joel D. Whitaker

Team Name W L PCT GB Managers
Fayetteville Highlanders 47 37 .560 0 Charles Clancy
Wilson Tobacconists 44 39 .530 2.5 Charles McGeehan
Wilmington Sailors 42 43 .494 5.5 Bert Kite / L.T. Mills
Rocky Mount Railroaders 43 45 .489 6 M.J. Phelan /James Connors
Goldsboro Giants 39 44 .470 7.5 William "King" Kelley
Raleigh Red Birds 38 45 .458 8.5 Richard Crozier
Playoffs: Fayetteville 4 games, Rocky Mount 1.

Player Statistics

Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
Curly Brown Goldsboro BA .294 Bunny Hearn Wilson W 16
J. T. Mullins Fayetteville Runs 40 Erskine Mayer Fayetteville Pct .882 15-2
Pete Clemens Raleigh Hits 74

[edit] Cities Represented 1928 - 1929

[edit] Yearly Standings

[edit] 1928

President: William G. Bramham

Team Name W L PCT GB Managers
Wilmington Pirates 68 46 .596 0 Hal Weafer
Goldsboro Manufacturers 66 48 .579 2 Jim Teague
Rocky Mount Buccaneers 55 56 .495 11.5 Charles McMillan
Kinston Eagles 55 59 .482 13 Paul Bennett /Marty Walters
Fayetteville Highlanders 53 60 .469 14.5 Lee Gooch / Pooly Hubert
Greenville Tobacconists 43 71 .377 25 Taylor Jolliff /Tom Abbott
Playoffs: Goldsboro 4 games, Wilmington 2.

Player Statistics

Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
Frank Roscoe Wilmington BA .387 Ralph Carver Goldsboro W 17
Charles Hamel Goldsboro Runs 101 Bobo Newsom Greenville/Wilmington SO 114
Frank Roscoe Wilmington Hits 154 Eddie Alsobrook Fayetteville/Rocky Mt. ERA 2.70
Frank Roscoe Wilmington RBI 101 Ralph Carver Goldsboro PCT .944 17-1
Frank Roscoe Wilmington HR 36

[edit] 1929

President: William G. Bramham

Team Name W L PCT GB Managers
Rocky Mount Buccaneers 69 47 .595 0 Zip King / Charles Moore
Goldsboro Goldbugs 68 50 .576 2 Jim Teague / Spoke Emery
Wilmington Pirates 67 52 .563 3.5 Hal Weafer
Fayetteville Highlanders 55 62 .470 14.5 Cy Chisholm / Marty Walters
Greenville Tobacconists 45 68 .398 22.5 Lester Bangs / Guy Smith / Dan Pasquella
Kinston Eagles 46 71 .393 23.5 Clarence Roper
Playoffs: Rocky Mount 4 games, Wilmington 2.

Player Statistics

Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
Clarence Roper Kinston BA .368 Edward Heller Goldsboro W 17
Sam Fayonsky Rocky Mount Runs 94 Eddie Alsobrook Rocky Mount W 17
Roland Robins Wilmington Hits 154 Edward Heller Goldsboro ERA 2.37
Toni Young Fayette/Wilmington RBI 89 Henry Thormahlen Wilmington SO 135
Toni Young Fayette/Wilmington HR 21 Henry Thormahlen Wilmington PCT .875 14-2

[edit] League Records 1908-1929

Batting
Player Team Stat Tot Yr Player Team Stat Tot Yr
Tom Young Fayetteville GA 121 29 Frank Roscoe Wilmington BA .387 28
Ed Orvin Kinston AB 480 28 Charles Hamel Goldsboro Runs 101 28
Roland Robins Wilmington Hits 154 29 Frank Roscoe Wilmington Hits 154 28
Roland Robins Wilmington 2B 43 29 Vance Rocky Mount 3B 15 29
Frank Roscoe Wilmington HR 36 28 Roland Robins Wilmington EBH 61 29
Frank Roscoe Wilmington TB 286 28 Jimmy Teague Goldsboro Sac 34 28
Sam Fayonsky Rocky Mount SB 46 29 Sam Fayonsky Rocky Mount BB 100 29
Frank Roscoe Wilmington Rbi 101 28 B. Baker Wilmington SO 84 28


Pitching
Player Team Stat Tot Yr Player Team Stat Tot Yr
Deacon Jolliff Greenville GA 42 28 Harry Otis Goldsboro W 19 09
R.L. Howard Wilmington L 15 09 Ralph Carver 17-1 Goldsboro Pct .944 28
Edward Heller Goldsboro ERA 2.37 29 Deacon Jolliff Greenville IP 299 28
Henry Thormahlen Wilmington SO 135 29



[edit] Source

The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball: Second Edition

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