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Hall of Fame - 1997

Hall of Fame - Class of 1997


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Arthur G.

Arthur G. "Red" Dwyer

Arthur G. "Red" Dwyer has had a long and distinguished baseball career as both a player and an executive. Dwyer posted a record of 8-4 while pitching for Macon in the SAL in 1946. He owned and operated the Rock Hill franchise in the Class B Tri-State League from 1948-1951. Dwyer was also General Manager of the Charlotte Hornets baseball club in the Southern League from 1970-72.

Billy

Billy "The Bull" Johnson

Billy "The Bull" Johnson led the SAL in games played (142) in 1939 while playing for Augusta and was selected to participate in the Inaugural SAL All-Star Game that year in Columbus, GA. In 1940, Johnson led the SAL in triples (20) and tied for the lead for games played in a season (150). He had a nine-year major league career with the New York Yankees and the St. Louis Cardinals. John debuted with the Yankees in 1943, winning the Baseball Writers Association of America Rookie of the Year Award. Johnson played in two (2) All-Star Games and four (4) World Series.

Dale Murphy

Dale Murphy

Dale Murphy played for Greenwood in the WCL/SAL in 1975 and was selected to the WCL All-Star team that season. Murphy still holds the WCL/SAL record for most games played in a season by a catcher (129). Murphy played 17 years in the major leagues, 15 of those years with the Atlanta Braves. He smashed 398 home runs and collected 2, 105 hits in his big league career. Murphy made one (1) League Championship Series appearance in 1982.


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