Winston-Salem Dash

The logo of the Winston-Salem Warthogs, used from 1995 to 2008

The Winston-Salem Dash are a Minor League Baseball team in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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David F. Couch Ballpark

Collegiate and former minor-league baseball park in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

The full-time home of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons baseball team, starting in 2009, it was also previously home of the Winston-Salem entry in the Carolina League (currently the Winston-Salem Dash), a role it played since the park opened in 1956.

South Atlantic League

Minor League Baseball league with teams predominantly in states along the Atlantic coast of the United States from New York to Georgia.

Portion of plaque displaying likeness of John Henry Moss at Municipal Stadium, Hagerstown, Maryland

Winston-Salem Dash

Jon Garland

American former professional baseball starting pitcher.

Garland with the San Diego Padres in 2010
Garland with the White Sox in 2007
Garland playing for the Angels in 2008

Garland started with High-A Winston-Salem and after 19 starts and a 3.33 ERA, Garland was promoted to Double-A Birmingham.

Dwight Evans (baseball)

American former professional baseball right fielder and right-handed batter who played with the Boston Red Sox (1972–1990) and Baltimore Orioles (1991) in Major League Baseball (MLB).

Evans in August 2007
Evans in 1976

He played for the Florida Instructional League Red Sox (1969), short season Class A Jamestown Falcons (1969), Single-A Greenville Red Sox (1970), Single-A Winston-Salem Red Sox (1971), and Triple-A Louisville Colonels (1972).

Chris Sale

American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Sale with the Red Sox in 2017
Sale with the White Sox in 2011

Once Sale signed with the White Sox in 2010, he was assigned to the White Sox' Class A affiliate Winston-Salem Dash.

Piedmont League

Minor league baseball league that operated from 1920 through 1955.

Winston-Salem, NC: Winston-Salem Twins – 1920–33; 1937–42

Brandon McCarthy

American former professional baseball pitcher and current front office executive for the Texas Rangers.

McCarthy with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes in 2016
McCarthy pitching for the Texas Rangers in 2007
McCarthy pitching for the Oakland Athletics in 2012

On July 1, he was promoted to the Winston-Salem Warthogs of the Carolina League.

Steve Trachsel

American former Major League Baseball pitcher with the Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Mets and the Baltimore Orioles between 1993 and 2008.

Trachsel with the Baltimore Orioles in 2008

In, Trachsel began his professional career with the short-season Geneva Cubs and the Class-A Advanced Winston-Salem Spirits.

Sparky Lyle

American former left-handed relief pitcher who spent sixteen seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1967 through 1982.

Lyle at TD Bank Ballpark in 2019
Lyle (left) shaking hands with Gerald Ford in 1976

He progressed up the Red Sox farm system as a relief pitcher, with stops in Winston-Salem in 1965, Pittsfield in 1966 and Toronto in the first half of 1967.

Don Aase

American former professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from 1977 to 1990.

However, he bounced back in 1974 with the Winston-Salem Red Sox, leading the Carolina League in wins, complete games, and shutouts, and was named the circuit's Pitcher of the Year.