The South Atlantic League, 1904-1963: A Year-by-Year Statistical History

The South Atlantic League, 1904-1963: A Year-by-Year Statistical History

by Marshall D. Wright

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786436262
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 09/28/2009
Series: Sport & Leisure/Baseball/Leagues
Pages: 427
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Award-winning author Marshall D. Wright is a sports statistician and archivist. He lives in Quincy, Massachusetts and is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and Society International of Hockey Research.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Acknowledgments vii

Preface xi



Prelude—Southern Alternative 1

1904—“Little Coast League” 3

1905—Georgia Peach 8

1906—Paucity of Data 13

1907—Arthur Raymond 18

1908—Jacksonville Jays 23

1909—Seven Gems 29

1910—Foxes and Peaches 35

1911—Orphans 41

1912—Import 47

1913—Savannah Colts 52

1914—Charleston Sea Gulls 58

1915—Change of Plans 64

1916—Quick Retribution 70

1917—Clouds on the Horizon 77

1919—Association 82

1920—Columbia Comers 87

1921—Goose 93

1922—Skein Unraveled 99

1923—Charlotte Hornets 105

1924—George Rhinehardt 111

1925—“Clever Nine” 117

1926—Greenville Spinners 124

1927—Southern Championship 130

1928—Tourists 137

1929—Passing Through 144

1930—James Hudgens 152

1936—Columbus Red Birds 158

1937—Three-Cornered Tilt 165

1938—Seventh Game 171

1939—Double 180

1940—Ray Sanders 188

1941—Little Dixie 196

1942—One-Man Wrecking Crew 205

1946—War Hero 213

1947—Suspended 222

1948—Triple Play 230

1949—Macon Peaches 237

1950—Leagues Apart 244

1951—Hard and Easy 252

1952—Bad Year 259

1953—Five Brave Men 268

1954—Try Out 277

1955—Windstorm 287

1956—John Tsitouris 297

1957—Augusta Tigers 307

1958—Reduction 317

1959—Temporary Home 325

1960—Proven Leader 335

1961—Hard Luck 345

1962—Segregated Seating 355

1963—Out with the Old 365

Postlude—In with the New 375



Selected Bibliography 377

Index 379

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