Baseball's popularity in the years immediately following World War II resulted in a record number of mir leagues in operation while amateur and semi-pro baseball leagues also flourished around the country. The Berkeley Spinners, sponsored by Berkeley Mills near Hendersonville, NC, were one of the semi-pro teams established during this period. The Spinners competed in the Western North Carolina Industrial League from 1948-1953, the Eastern Carolina League in 1954, and the Western Carolina League from 1955-1961. Berkeley won seven regular season championships and eight postseason playoff titles and maintained a winning percentage of .733. This book takes a look at the team and its' players.