Rock Hill Chiefs
- Location: Rock Hill, SC
- League: Tri-State League 1947-1955
- Affiliation: Chicago Cubs 1950-1951; Washington Senators 1954-1955
|1948||76-70||3rd||Ed Freed / Dick Bouknight||Lost League Finals|
|1949||71-70||4th||Dick Bouknight||Lost in 1st round|
|1950||73-69||4th||Dick Bouknight||League Champs|
|1951||84-55||3rd||Dick Bouknight||Lost in 1st round|
|1952||49-88||8th||Harry Land / Leon Culberson|
|1953||51-98||6th||James Burns / Fred Hartman (minors01) / Tom O'Connell|
|1954||65-75||5th||Sam Lamitina / Mel Kerestes / Jake Early|
|1955||45-70||4th||Buster Boguskie (21-23) / Peter Meachini / Frank Colasinski / Eurice "Pete" Treece|
Personal Remembrance of the 1955 Chiefs by Bill O'Donnell
I was a righthanded pitcher on that team. My record was 11 wins and 7 losses. We had a last place team, and the team had financial problems, also. Other teams in the league were Spartanburg, Greenville, and Asheville. The Chiefs had a working arrangement with the Washington Senators. Spartanburg worked with the Cleveland Indians, and Asheville worked with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Greenville may have worked with the Milwaukee Braves, although I am not certain of this. Apparently this was the last year the Chiefs were operational in the League. The team had three managers in 1955, which was unsettling to the team. The first manager was Buster Boguskie, who had been a longtime second baseman with the Nashville Volunteers of the AA Southern Association. He was a playing manager for the Chiefs, playing second base. The third and final manager was Eurice "Pete" Treece, a veteran righthanded pitcher on the team. Pete was a very good pitcher, with much experince. Despite having only one eye, he led the team in victories with about 15 wins. Other pitchers on the team were Harvey Dupuy, "Pinky" Beane, Dick Lovell, and Chris Theobold. First baseman was Rogers McKee, and other infielders throughout the year were Pete Meachini, Jim Foster, and Paul Fouts. Outfielders I recall were Bo Waddell and Al Stone. A player named Gocken (sp?) was a catcher, but Hugh Bradshaw was the fulltime catcher.
--submitted by Bill O'Donnell
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