Hal Van Pelt
Harold C. Van Pelt
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 195 lb.
First Baseman Hal Van Pelt played minor league ball from 1940 to 1953, missing the 1943-1945 seasons. He played a total of 35 games in the Texas League in 1946 and 1948, the only time he rose above class B ball. Van Pelt hit 20 homers in the 1946 East Texas League and 21 in the 1947 Big State League; his career high otherwise was 10. He also topped .300 five times.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1949||Gladewater Bears||East Texas League||87-53||2nd||Dallas Eagles||League Champs|
|1950||Gladewater Bears||East Texas League||7-1||--||Dallas Eagles||--||replaced Dutch Meyer (85-44) from June 28-July 6|
|1951||Gainesville Owls||Big State League||89-58||1st||none||League Champs|
|1952||Gastonia Rockets||Tri-State League||89-50||1st||Chicago White Sox||Lost in 1st round|
|1953||Gastonia Rockets||Tri-State League||66-81||5th||none|