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1966 Western Carolinas League

1966 > Class A > League History
Overall: 496 games, 8 teams, approx. 124 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1965 / 1967
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1965 / 1967

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1965 / 1967

League Standings

Regular Season

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 91 35 0 .722 --
Greenville Mets NYM 86 40 0 .683 5
Thomasville Hi-Toms MIN 71 52 1 .577 18.5
Gastonia Pirates PIT 67 57 2 .540 23
Rock Hill Cardinals STL 58 68 0 .460 33
Salisbury Astros HOU 44 77 1 .364 44.5
Statesville Tigers DET 42 81 0 .341 47.5
Lexington Giants SFG 37 86 0 .301 52.5

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 21.4 5.67 126 4891 4313 715 1189 189 36 51 593 122 24 448 754 .276 .347 .372 .718 1603 45 41 44 35
Thomasville Hi-Toms MIN 22.6 5.57 123 4696 4048 685 1032 180 27 114 598 113 30 560 791 .255 .346 .397 .743 1608 27 18 43 21
Gastonia Pirates PIT 20.6 5.47 124 4804 4115 678 1060 178 37 108 583 181 55 548 949 .258 .351 .398 .748 1636 58 52 31 24
Greenville Mets NYM 20.6 5.09 126 4635 4002 641 1041 163 39 78 512 146 56 495 795 .260 .343 .379 .722 1516 33 64 41 27
Salisbury Astros HOU 20.5 4.97 121 4693 3981 601 916 159 23 118 518 88 23 606 1143 .230 .337 .371 .708 1475 48 37 21 18
Statesville Tigers DET 21.2 4.89 123 4767 4004 602 953 129 35 57 515 110 44 647 903 .238 .348 .330 .678 1323 40 51 25 17
Lexington Giants SFG 20.4 4.50 123 4636 4001 553 990 169 21 59 475 43 25 534 985 .247 .337 .344 .682 1378 26 41 34 17
Rock Hill Cardinals STL 21.0 4.44 126 4657 4077 559 997 182 32 82 466 73 21 489 918 .245 .328 .365 .693 1489 32 27 32 18
League Totals 21.0 5.07 992 37779 32541 5034 8178 1349 250 667 4260 876 278 4327 7238 .251 .342 .370 .712 12028 309 331 271 177

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 21.2 3.44 91 35 .722 2.62 126 126 72 54 15 1092.1 888 434 318 66 423 14 933 28 2 88 4570 1.200 7.3 0.5 3.5 7.7 2.21
Greenville Mets NYM 20.9 3.78 86 40 .683 3.26 126 126 91 35 10 1060.2 859 476 384 42 644 20 1169 44 6 97 4658 1.417 7.3 0.4 5.5 9.9 1.82
Gastonia Pirates PIT 19.6 4.72 67 57 .540 3.58 124 124 73 51 7 1065.1 916 585 424 61 532 6 916 40 7 110 4675 1.359 7.7 0.5 4.5 7.7 1.72
Thomasville Hi-Toms MIN 21.8 4.79 71 52 .577 4.07 123 123 86 37 5 1053.1 1017 589 476 92 474 31 785 38 5 60 4647 1.416 8.7 0.8 4.0 6.7 1.66
Rock Hill Cardinals STL 21.6 4.87 58 68 .460 3.90 126 126 100 26 10 1068.2 1041 614 463 83 552 24 867 39 0 98 4746 1.491 8.8 0.7 4.6 7.3 1.57
Statesville Tigers DET 21.2 6.13 42 81 .341 4.84 123 123 106 17 4 1042.1 1129 754 561 93 601 30 874 37 5 114 4853 1.660 9.7 0.8 5.2 7.5 1.45
Lexington Giants SFG 20.1 6.26 37 86 .301 4.74 123 123 91 32 3 1028.1 1173 770 542 111 474 29 880 28 7 100 4679 1.602 10.3 1.0 4.1 7.7 1.86
Salisbury Astros HOU 19.8 6.71 44 77 .364 5.33 121 121 99 22 3 1045.1 1155 812 619 119 627 23 814 55 5 104 4958 1.705 9.9 1.0 5.4 7.0 1.30
League Totals 20.8 5.07 496 496 .500 4.03 992 992 718 274 57 8456.1 8178 5034 3787 667 4327 177 7238 309 37 771 37786 1.479 8.7 0.7 4.6 7.7 1.67

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 126 3277 1213 170 85 .964 23 Bob Wellman
Greenville Mets NYM 126 3182 1104 180 85 .960 31 Pete Pavlick
Thomasville Hi-Toms MIN 123 3160 1205 202 94 .956 19 Ralph Rowe
Rock Hill Cardinals STL 126 3206 1205 214 91 .954 59 Jack Krol
Gastonia Pirates PIT 124 3196 1178 261 90 .944 35 Bob Clear
Salisbury Astros HOU 121 3136 1147 279 89 .939 35 Walt Matthews
Statesville Tigers DET 123 3127 1187 283 100 .938 45 Al Lakeman and George Spencer
Lexington Giants SFG 123 3085 1152 298 86 .934 45 Denny Sommers and Alex Cosmidis
League Totals 992 25369 9391 1887 720 .949 292