Roswell Rockets

From BR Bullpen

On July 4, 1952, Audie Malone, a righthanded pitcher, switched his glove and pitched left handed to the Artesia Drillers' slugger Joe Bauman. In the first inning he struck Bauman out lefty, but gave up a single in his other at-bat. Malone stayed righty against the rest of the lineup.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1949 57-82 8th Bob Crues (41-47) / Potsy Allen (16-35)
1950 89-62 2nd Tom Jordan Lost in 1st round
1951 79-61 3rd Alex Monchak Lost League Finals
1952 65-75 5th Alex Monchak
1953 60-70 5th Pat Stasey
1954 87-51 2nd Pat Stasey Lot in 1st round
1955 79-56 2nd Hayden Greer Lost League Finals
1956 53-90 9th Tom Jordan (35-49) / Halbert Simpson (18-41)