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Minor leaguer Leo 'Muscle' Shoals was one of the most popular baseball players for the Reidsville Luckies of the Carolina League. He set the league homerun record in 1949. However, too much boisterous behavior kept him from reaching the major leagues.
Although he never reached baseball's major leagues, Bob \"Red\" Ennis of Salisbury achieved one of baseball's best seasons. Pitching for the Concord Weavers in 1946, he won 23 games and lost 4, with one of history's best earned run averages, 1.05.