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1962 Knoxville Smokies

1962 > Class A > 1962 South Atlantic League
Overall: 86-54
Scored 672 runs, Allowed 570 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-60

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Frank Carswell
Represented: Knoxville, TN
Ballpark: Bill Meyer Stadium (Knoxville, TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1961 / 1963

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Clifford Adams2533726481021050229.
2Al Baker25121470415479421354934485.227.296.328.6241360475
3Terry Bartholome26455010000004.
4David Brown244517012822327242134038.250.424.430.853550021
5Jim Command*3331210020001014.
6Billy Dashner*2727897211152021201511.208.348.319.668231010
7Ricardo Delgado22341412120000026.
8Bill Faul22133428341003032.
9Tom Fletcher#20173227572003038.259.333.333.66790200
10Gene Garnell#2361615141000013.267.313.333.64650000
11Owen Johnson243811311151860070223.
12Richard Klunder#24252927362305016.222.250.519.769140100
13Andy Kosco2098355327369312464632659.284.339.401.7401311103
14Ed Kranepool*1772018453000022.278.350.444.79480000
15Leo Marentette2136928551610030316.
16Joel McDaniel#23576865111814360316.277.309.554.863360000
17Jim Northrup*22239382920122150922.244.323.378.701311012
18Ray Oyler23140557475661121761160071108.236.338.366.7041744436
19Bob Paffel26966111001003.167.167.333.50020000
20David Reed*25412419140000034.211.318.211.52940200Stats for 2 teams
21John Ryan*2212756447681132121344967947.277.380.382.7621821627
22Chico Salmon21137625552971822451682256132.330.396.478.8752644265
23Bennie Sandlin21126404348508795115214897.250.345.399.7441394131
24George Smith2411851544590130158245145670.292.373.375.7491674641
25Leo Smith*2483350284379117196515643.320.422.482.90513702810
26Willie Smith*237116614723407112311212.272.319.354.673520340
27Jake Striker*28522000000002.
28John Sullivan*211174733895010418263606951.267.384.370.75414467212
29Tom Timmermann222964585520020431.
30Frank Zupo*2292118020000022.
30 Players22.6140544146916721234184608259355618835.263.350.380.731178412736504655
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Clifford Adams25168.6672.88332091175.0139715613526813151.0917.
2Ricardo Delgado2244.5003.913400076.08236333279442021.4349.
3Bill Faul2262.7502.1013135290.05725213530773011.2225.
4Tom Fletcher*2054.5562.3317112181.06839216511590031.4697.
5Gene Garnell2321.6675.14662035.03725206340270032.0299.
6Owen Johnson24009.0020001.021112021014.00018.
7Richard Klunder*2443.5714.3221103073.07943355582477051.8779.
8Leo Marentette211411.5603.143530146221.017496771712522056171.3537.
9Joel McDaniel23155.7503.5041640144.0124625614505854041.2087.
10Bob Paffel2611.5006.16900019.02717134131100042.10512.
11David Reed2564.6004.414100096.0105554710222610121.3239. for 2 teams
12Willie Smith*23107.5883.60251672120.010358486612941081.3677.
13Jake Striker*28003.00510012.095405150001.1676.
14Tom Timmermann2298.5292.66292660169.0140655068831152031.3497.
14 Players22.98654.6143.241401408852121238.0108257044686613348602944653411.3697.
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer


John Sullivan11168566712.9916.778
Owen Johnson301542633.9846.006


Leo Smith83645601668.9788.49
Chico Salmon6655045653.9909.02


Al Baker1163103222399.9655.45
George Smith306471613.9574.50


John Ryan122822452225.9372.68
George Smith2192413.9711.57


Ray Oyler1402524392883.9614.94


Bennie Sandlin1212339112.9572.00
Andy Kosco93155531.9821.72
Chico Salmon83125623.9851.58
George Smith61105611.9911.82
David Brown4065241.9441.68
Jim Northrup2330450.8721.48
Billy Dashner1916230.8570.95


Joel McDaniel41824011.0000.78
David Reed411016021.0000.63Stats for 2 teams
Leo Marentette35192914.9801.37
Ricardo Delgado34517021.0000.65
Clifford Adams3384041.9231.45
Tom Timmermann29153833.9461.83
Willie Smith2572340.8821.20
Richard Klunder21421021.0001.19
Tom Fletcher1761020.8890.94
Bill Faul13411001.0001.15
Bob Paffel9
Gene Garnell6
Jake Striker5
Owen Johnson2

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Clifford Adams25RR6' 1.0"180Feb 6, 1937
Al Baker25RR6' 0.0"165Dec 8, 1936Colerain, NC, US
Terry Bartholome26RR5' 10.0"1751936
David Brown24RR6' 0.0"1851938
Jim Command33LR6' 2.0"200Oct 15, 1928Grand Rapids, MI, US
Billy Dashner27LL5' 11.0"1951935
Ricardo Delgado22RR6' 3.0"195Feb 7, 1940Mayaguez, PR
Bill Faul22RR5' 10.0"184Apr 21, 1940Cincinnati, OH, US
Tom Fletcher20SL6' 0.0"170Jun 28, 1942Elmira, NY, US
Gene Garnell23SR6' 1.0"178Aug 9, 1938Trinidad, CO, US
Owen Johnson24RR5' 11.0"190May 29, 1938
Richard Klunder24SL6' 3.0"1901938
Andy Kosco20RR6' 3.0"205Oct 5, 1941Youngstown, OH, US
Ed Kranepool17LL6' 3.0"205Nov 8, 1944New York, NY, US
Leo Marentette21RR6' 2.0"200Feb 18, 1941Detroit, MI, US
Joel McDaniel23SR5' 11.0"165Apr 10, 1939Rutherfordton, NC, US
Jim Northrup22LR6' 3.0"190Nov 24, 1939Breckenridge, MI, US
Ray Oyler23RR5' 11.0"165Aug 4, 1938Indianapolis, IN, US
Bob Paffel26RR6' 1.0"180Feb 27, 1936Wyandotte, MI, US
David Reed25LR6' 0.0"180Jul 30, 1936Battle Creek, MI, US
John Ryan22LR5' 10.0"170Dec 4, 1939Oshawa, ON, CA
Chico Salmon21RR5' 10.0"160Dec 3, 1940Colon, Colon, PA
Bennie Sandlin21RR5' 11.0"175May 12, 1941Cullman, AL, US
George Smith24RR5' 10.0"170Jul 7, 1937St. Petersburg, FL, US
Leo Smith24LR6' 2.0"210May 5, 1938Mobile, AL, US
Willie Smith23LL6' 0.0"182Feb 11, 1939Anniston, AL, US
Jake Striker28LL6' 2.0"200Oct 23, 1933New Washington, OH, US
John Sullivan21LR6' 0.0"195Jan 3, 1941Somerville, NJ, US
Tom Timmermann22RR6' 4.0"215May 12, 1940Breese, IL, US
Frank Zupo22LR5' 11.0"182Aug 29, 1939San Francisco, CA, US

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