List of Kinston baseball people

The following are lists of people associated with professional baseball in Kinston, North Carolina. This includes players, coaches and managers as well as a list of members of Kinston Professional Baseball Hall of Fame. The Kinston-based teams were:


The following is a partial list of notable alumni who played in at least one game for at least one of Kinston's minor league teams from 1908 to 2011.


The name of each Kinston manager is followed by the years he served.


Kinston Professional Baseball Hall of FameEdit

Following each person's name is the year of induction in the Hall of Fame. Inductions usually occur during a "hot stove" banquet in late January or early February. There were four inductees in the initial class of 1983. There were no inductees in 1986 or 1987. Grady Little was elected in 2000 but could not be inducted until 2001 due to a snow storm.[1]


League histories
Chrisman, David F. (1988). The History of the Virginia League. Maverick Publications. LCCN 88141058. OCLC 18682314.
Gaunt, Robert (1997). We Would Have Played Forever: The Story of the Coastal Plain Baseball League. Baseball America, Inc. ISBN 0-945164-02-5.
Holaday, J. Chris (1998). Professional Baseball in North Carolina: An Illustrated City-by-City History, 1901–1996. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 0-7864-0532-5.
Johnson, Lloyd; Miles Wolff, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, second ed. Baseball America, Inc. ISBN 0-9637189-8-3.
Sumner, Jim L. (1994). Separating the Men From the Boys: The First Half-Century of the Carolina League. John F. Blair. ISBN 0-89587-112-2.
Other sources