Atlantic, NC -- Sports

The Atlantic baseball team, 1953, photo taken at Newport Field. Championship team

Front row: Joe Willis, Roy McKamey, manager Grover Willis, Harry Gerock, batboy Myron Willis, Julian Willis and Braxton Taylor;
Back row: Bryon Salter, scorer; John Hamilton, Buddy Willis (who hit two homers in the final playoff game); Gary Morris, Johnny Willis, Rodney Taylor, Rodney Smith, Don Willis and Jack Rose

Photo credit: The Mailboat, Karen Amspacher and Joel Hancock, editors

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