Wilmington Pirates

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The Wilmington Pirates were a minor league baseball team located in Wilmington, North Carolina. From 1928 to 1929, they played in the Class D Eastern Carolina League. From 1932 to 1935, they played in the Class B Piedmont League. From 1946 to 1950, they played in the Class D Tobacco State League.[1]

Year-by-year record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1928 68-46 1st Hal Weafer lost league finals
1929 67-52 3rd Hal Weafer lost league finals
1932 62-77 5th Charles Walsh / Hal Weafer
1933 70-68 4th Blackie Carter none
1934 64-74 3rd Harry McCurdy / Blackie Carter
1935 Harry McCurdy
1946 52-66 5th John Wilbourne / Gus Brittain / Mickey Katkaveck
1947 68-57 3rd James Staton / Nate Andrews lost in 1st round
1948 76-62 2nd James Staton lost in 1st round
1949 49-88 8th Ab Tiedemann / Gus Brittain / Hargrove Davis / Johnie Edens
1950 56-75 6th Red Teague / Lowell Hamons / Steve Collins

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wilmington, North Carolina Minor League History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2011.
  • Holaday, Chris (2016). The Tobacco State League; A North Carolina Baseball History, 1946–1950. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. ISBN 978-1-4766-6670-9.