1962 Roster | H.A. 'Red' Boucher // Al Bauer • Phil Blackwell • Bob Cast • Ken DuBoac • Dave Gaddis • Rich Ganulin • Fred Harris • Don Hellum • Bob Jackson • Dave LeBlanc • Fred Mascetti • Bob Maxwell • Lonnie McClung • Don Merchant • George Mies • Jim Pollin • John Stapp • Floyd Watson • Mal Weston • Emmitt Wilson • Ed Zimmerman | All-Time Roster • All-Time Lineups
"Team of the Year"
Arrival in Fairbanks, 1962
Boucher, Bill Walley (r)
N. B.C. Website | N.B.C. History Page
% Place 6 2 .750 2nd
1962 NBC HARVEST OF TROPHIES:
National Runnerup (1st - Wichita, Kan., Dreamliners). National Non-Pro Team of the Year.
Most Popular Team. Most Aggresive Team. Team Traveling the Farthest.
Best Young Team. Best Dressed Team. Best Team Appearing First Time.
Most Popular Player (John Stapp).
All-American Team Members: H.A. (Red) Boucher, manager; John Stapp, p.
The Rapid Transit Dreamliners of Wichita scored a run in the top of the ninth inning and defeated the Goldpanners 7-6 in the NBC championship contest. A sacrifice fly by third baseman Rocky Krsnich delivered the winning run for the Dreamliners, who won six straight tournament games after dropping their second contest to North Platte, Neb., 7-6. Krsnich was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player after driving home nine runs. Teammate Gil Carter hit .484 in the tourney with 15 hits in 31 trips and his six homers tied a record for most homers in a tournament. Rapid Transit pitcher Jim Hadley was 5-0 in the tourney and allowed only one earned run in 34 2/3 innings.
1962 NBC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
|Catcher||Charlie Cook, Ocala||Second Base||Virgil Rainey, Greensboro|
|Catcher||Frank Melito, Ponchatoula||Third Base||Rocky Krsnich, Wichita Transit|
|Pitcher||Jim Hadley, Wichita Transit||Shortstop||Alan Montreuil, Ponchatoula|
|Pitcher||Elmer Smith, Ponchatoula||Outfield||Gil Carter, Wichita Transit|
|Pitcher||John Stapp, Goldpanners||Outfield||Otto Cowell, Cherokee|
|Pitcher||Bob Prokop, North Platte||Outfield||Charles Beam, Ocala|
|Pitcher||Ken Palmateer, Grand Rapids||Utility||Charles Williams, Ponchatoula|
|First Base||Jack O'Donnell, Wichita Transit||Utility||Jerry Blanks, Denver|
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Rocky Krsnich, Wichita Transit