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1963 Western Carolinas League

1963 > Class A > League History
Overall: 498 games, 8 teams, approx. 124 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1964
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1964

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1964

League Standings

Regular Season

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Gastonia Pirates PIT 73 52 0 .584 --
Salisbury Dodgers LAD 73 53 0 .579 0.5
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 66 58 0 .532 6.5
Lexington Giants SFG 64 60 0 .516 8.5
Rock Hill Wrens 63 63 1 .500 10.5
Greenville Braves MLN 59 65 0 .476 13.5
Statesville Owls 52 73 0 .416 21
Shelby Colonels NYY 48 74 1 .393 23.5

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
Gastonia Pirates PIT 21.2 5.27 125 4801 4215 659 1083 170 54 62 566 116 26 487 1095 .257 .337 .367 .704 1547 34 39 26 24
Salisbury Dodgers LAD 21.4 5.00 126 4723 4073 630 1033 144 35 61 524 114 26 504 967 .254 .341 .351 .692 1430 52 58 36 19
Statesville Owls 20.3 4.88 125 4688 4052 610 1009 142 38 94 521 58 33 549 1065 .249 .342 .372 .715 1509 37 28 22 22
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 21.2 4.78 124 4618 3960 593 928 138 30 57 496 142 50 541 955 .234 .330 .328 .658 1297 39 50 28 24
Rock Hill Wrens 20.2 4.53 126 4718 3988 571 920 109 32 59 490 47 21 618 1037 .231 .339 .318 .657 1270 48 38 26 28
Lexington Giants SFG 20.5 4.51 124 4528 3942 559 999 160 31 41 459 102 24 466 876 .253 .338 .341 .679 1344 49 46 25 26
Greenville Braves MLN 21.4 4.49 124 4701 4011 557 990 133 44 35 467 46 19 534 885 .247 .339 .328 .667 1316 43 78 35 32
Shelby Colonels NYY 19.9 4.48 122 4620 4028 546 903 146 51 61 467 81 23 508 1151 .224 .315 .331 .646 1334 36 25 23 14
League Totals 20.8 4.74 996 37397 32269 4725 7865 1142 315 470 3990 706 222 4207 8031 .244 .335 .342 .677 11047 338 362 221 189

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
Gastonia Pirates PIT 20.5 4.12 73 52 .584 3.25 125 125 61 64 12 1069.2 950 515 386 50 545 28 1031 42 5 91 4695 1.398 8.0 0.4 4.6 8.7 1.89
Salisbury Dodgers LAD 20.9 4.19 73 53 .579 3.50 126 126 71 55 10 1050.1 957 528 408 81 479 25 995 33 3 61 4577 1.367 8.2 0.7 4.1 8.5 2.08
Lexington Giants SFG 21.1 4.34 64 60 .516 3.51 124 124 80 44 8 1016.0 890 538 396 60 619 31 1083 45 7 97 4597 1.485 7.9 0.5 5.5 9.6 1.75
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 19.6 4.41 66 58 .532 3.45 124 124 86 38 13 1052.2 972 547 403 46 480 44 984 53 2 97 4648 1.379 8.3 0.4 4.1 8.4 2.05
Rock Hill Wrens 20.1 4.64 63 63 .500 3.39 126 126 80 46 2 1045.2 1000 585 394 52 461 19 910 40 9 72 4668 1.397 8.6 0.4 4.0 7.8 1.97
Greenville Braves MLN 19.9 4.65 59 65 .476 3.84 124 124 90 34 11 1046.0 1044 577 446 57 424 14 861 28 3 77 4641 1.403 9.0 0.5 3.6 7.4 2.03
Shelby Colonels NYY 20.5 5.51 48 74 .393 4.48 122 122 87 35 6 1014.2 970 672 505 63 591 16 1012 65 2 121 4704 1.538 8.6 0.6 5.2 9.0 1.71
Statesville Owls 20.8 6.10 52 73 .416 4.43 125 125 87 38 4 1035.1 1082 763 510 61 608 12 1155 32 3 118 4874 1.632 9.4 0.5 5.3 10.0 1.90
League Totals 20.4 4.74 498 498 .500 3.73 996 996 642 354 66 8330.1 7865 4725 3448 470 4207 189 8031 338 34 734 37404 1.449 8.5 0.5 4.5 8.7 1.91

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Salisbury Dodgers LAD 126 3151 1185 209 89 .954 28 George Scherger and Harvey Stratton
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 124 3158 1250 224 76 .952 26 n/a
Lexington Giants SFG 124 3048 1062 216 71 .950 24 Max Lanier
Gastonia Pirates PIT 125 3209 1236 235 118 .950 25 Bob Clear
Greenville Braves MLN 124 3138 1152 242 91 .947 16 Paul Snyder and Jim Fanning
Shelby Colonels NYY 122 3044 1015 239 65 .944 46 Billy Shantz, Joe Abernethy and Cloyd Boyer
Rock Hill Wrens 126 3137 1124 292 73 .936 53 Wes Ferrell
Statesville Owls 125 3106 1079 323 71 .928 54 Norm Small and Bobby Bralley
League Totals 996 24991 9103 1980 654 .945 272