- Location: Belmont, NC
- League: Western Carolina League 1961
- Affiliation: San Francisco Giants 1961
The 'Belmont Chiefs got off to a horrible start under owner/manager Jim Poole, losing their first 17 games and 22 of their first 24. Poole fired himself and hired Whitey Ries on May 27. The team signed a working agreement with the San Francisco Giants in early July and Ries resigned on July 17.
|1961||39-61||5th||Jim Poole (2-22) / Whitey Ries / Max Lanier|