Source: The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes
Thursday, March 19, 1970
Submitted By: Brady Fitts
“New” Charlotte Greys was a baseball team organized in the county in
shortly after the war. There
was also a
Charlotte Greys team in Charlotte over 50 years ago.
The above photo shows the members of
the team organized in 1946 when the Patrick
Henry Baseball League was formed.
“Greys” fielded an excellent team, and bring back many fond memories to
younger “old-timers.” The
made up of the following teams:
Appomattox, Brookneal, Charlotte C. H., Clays Mill,
House, Republican Grove and Rustburg.
players are identified as follows:
Row (left to right) Clarence Dunn, Jack Vaught, Russell Hamlett, Carl
Billy Nichols, Calvin Ferrell, Raymond “Hobo” Vassar,
Back Row: Leo Garrett, Glenn Andrews, Creighton Reipe, Harvey Copal, Walter Tuck, Bryant Garnett, Stan Vassar, Howard Scruggs, Jim Hughes.
Absent when picture was taken: Raymond Copal. The Bat Boy could not be identified. Maybe some of our readers can tell us his name. (Bat Boy identified as Emmett Smith, Jr. in a later edition of the Gazette.)