Newton-Conover Twins

Team page


Through the years, many men became local heroes.
Fans cheered at the top of their lungs for their favorites.
Here are some team pictures that have been rescued from
the dust pile and are presented here for the first time.


1948 TEAM PHOTO

 

1949-50 TEAM PHOTO

LR-1st row: George DePillo (3B), Glenn Livingston, (Business Mgr-P), Charles Bost (OF), Eddie Yount (C), Harvey "Ike" Isenhour (C), Jim Ledbetter (OF), Bill Cooke (P); 2nd Row: Bobby Price(2B), Glenn Hopkins, Bob Ulrich, Don Stafford (1B), Fred McCall (P); Jimmy Melvin P (from Canada); 3rd Row: Dick Flynn (P), Ray Lindsey( P).


1948 TEAM PHOTO

1st row l-r; Fred McCall, Bill Cooke, Pitcher, Lester Bangs, Harvey Ike Isenhower, C.OF., Glenn Hopkins, (from Charlotte); 2nd Row; Bobby Price, 2B, Columbia, S.C.; Tim Holt, Pitcher, Granite Falls; Bill Harris, Pitcher; Don Stafford,1B, Bill Forgeue, George DePillo, (Later went to Detroit Tigers). 3rd Row; Eddie Yount, Catcher (Captain) Bob Ulrich, (Conn.) OF; Charles Bost, OF, Pitcher, (from Claremont), Pete Hendershot, S.S.; Top; Ray Lindsey, Pitcher


1949-50 TEAM PHOTO

1st Row L-R; Jack Knight-OF, Hugh Poovey-P, Gene Remick-P, Charlie Ouitz-OF; 2nd Row; Jim Sharpe-OF, Ed Walzak-3B, Bobby Price-2B, ___________? John White-P; 3rd Row L-R; Harvey 'Ike' Isenhour-OF-C, Don Stafford 1B, Ray Lindsey-P, Tim Holt-P, Eddie Yount-C, Frank Little-OF, Charlie Bost-OF.


1950 TEAM PHOTO

Front; Harold "Shorty" Little-BB; 1st Row; L/R Gene Renike, Bobby Price, Bill Forgay, Hugh Poovey; 2nd Row; _________? Charles Ouitz, Bob Ulrich, Jim Sharpe, Brooks Harrington, John White; 3rd Row; Ray Johnson, Eddie Walzak, Eddie Yount, Frank Little.



1962 TEAM PHOTO

N-C Twins Team--Shown above are the Newton-Conover Twins, who defeated Statesville in the opener of the season Monday night by a score of 6 to 4. They bowed to Statesville here last night 4 to 1. On the front row, left to right, are Joe Lee, right field; Earl Williams, first base; Don Lowree, pitcher; Jim Petcka, outfield; Gene Root, third base; and Hank Nichols, catcher. Back row, Mike Page, pitcher; Dale Boenisch, pitcher; Pasquel Rameriz, outfield, Hank Madison, second base; Jim Barrier, pitcher; Joe Fairback, pitcher; Joe Smith, outfield; Joe Brendel, pitcher; and Dennis Jensen, shortstop.

[Observer-News-Enterprise, May 9, 1962-photo by Charles Oxenford]

 


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