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The
NEVADA DUSTERS
The Story of a Major League Baseball Franchise
Two Nevada Dusters Win Gold Gloves
First baseman Vic Power was awarded the fifth Gold Glove of his career, finishing the year with a .997 fielding percentage in 142 games. Power had 128 assists and participated in 91 double plays while committing just four errors on the year in 1,194 innings. Power had previously won the award in 1958, 1959, 1960 and 1961. [Power's ratings: Arm 76, Range 69, Fielding 80, Health 80.]
Starting pitcher Joe Horlen won the first Gold Glove of his career, finishing the 1962 season with a .980 fielding percentage. He had 24 assists, 26 putouts and was involved in seven double plays while committing just one error in 240 innings. [Horlen's ratings: Defense 93, Hitting 63, Health 72.]
The other National League Gold Glove recipients for 1962 were Joe Torre (c-PIT), Bill Mazeroski (2b-PIT), Brooks Robinson (3b-CHC), Leo Cardenas (ss-CIN), Bob Skinner (lf-PIT), Willie Mays (cf-SFG) and Hank Aaron (rf-CHC).

NEVADA DUSTERS -- FINAL FINANCIAL REPORT, 1962
1962 Average Per Game Attendance: 14,902
1962 Total Attendance: 1,251,756
1962 Average Per Game Ticket Revenue: $524,258
1962 Total Ticket Revenue: $44,037,704
1962 Concessions Profits Per Game: $52,494
1962 Total Revenue: $49,690,033
1962 Total Expenses: $29,343,208
1962 Year-End Cash on Hand: $23,988,825

APRIL
Los Angeles Dodgers. Won series 2-1
@Houston Colt '45's. Lost series 1-2. Record: 3-3
@Cincinnati Reds. Lost series 1-2. Record: 4-5
@Chicago Cubs. Won series 2-1. Record: 6-6
Los Angeles Dodgers. Won series 2-1. Record: 8-7
@Houston Colt .45's. Won series 3-0. Record: 11-7
New York Mets. Lost series 1-2. Record: 12-9
Chicago Cubs. Won series 2-1. Record: 14-10
@Pittsburgh Pirates. Lost series 1-2. Record: 15-12
New York Mets. Lost series 1-2. Record: 16-14

16-14 in April. FOURTH PLACE
MAY
@Los Angeles Dodgers. Lost series 1-2. Record: 17-16
@Cincinnati Reds. Won series 2-1. Record: 19-17
@Los Angeles Dodgers. Won series 2-1. Record: 21-18
@Pittsburgh Pirates. Won series 2-1. Record: 23-19
St. Louis Cardinals. Won series 2-1. Record: 25-20
St. Louis Cardinals. Won series 2-1. Record: 27-21
St. Louis Cardinals. Won series 2-1. Record: 29-22
San Francisco Giants. Lost series 1-2. Record: 30-24
@Chicago Cubs. Lost series 1-2. Record: 31-26

15-12 in May. FOURTH PLACE
JUNE
@St. Louis Cardinals. Won series 2-1. Record: 33-27
San Francisco Giants. Won series 2-1. Record: 35-28
Chicago Cubs. Won series 2-1. Record: 37-29
@St. Louis Cardinals. Won series 3-0. Record: 40-29
@Cincinnati Reds. Won series 2-1. Record: 42-30
San Francisco Giants. Lost series 1-2. Record: 43-32
@Chicago Cubs. Won series 3-0. Record: 46-32
@St. Louis Cardinals. Lost series 1-2. Record: 47-34

16-8 in June. THIRD PLACE
JULY
Chicago Cubs. Won series 2-1. Record: 49-35
@Los Angeles Dodgers. Lost series 1-2. Record: 50-37
@San Francisco Giants. Lost series 1-2. Record: 51-39
New York Mets. Won series 2-1. Record: 53-40
@San Francisco Giants. Won series 2-1. Record: 55-41
Pittsburgh Pirates. Lost series 1-2. Record: 56-43
Houston Colt .45's. Won series 3-0. Record: 59-43

12-9 in July. THIRD PLACE
AUGUST
Cincinnati Reds. Won series 2-1. Record: 61-44
Cincinnati Reds. Won series 2-1. Record: 63-45
Houston Colt .45's. Won series 3-0. Record: 66-45
Pittsburgh Pirates. Won series 2-1. Record: 68-46
Pittsburgh Pirates. Won series 2-1. Record: 70-47
@New York Mets. Won series 3-0. Record: 73-47
Cincinnati Reds. Won series 2-1. Record: 75-48
@San Francisco Giants. Won series 2-1. Record: 77-49

18-6 in August. SECOND PLACE
SEPTEMBER
@Philadelphia Phillies. Won series 2-1. Record: 79-50
Los Angeles Dodgers. Won series 2-1. Record: 81-51
@New York Mets. Won series 3-0. Record: 84-51
@Pittsburgh Pirates. Won series 3-0. Record: 87-51
@New York Mets. Won series 2-1. Record: 89-52
@Philadelphia Phillies. Won series 2-1. Record: 91-53
Philadelphia Phillies. Lost series 1-2. Record: 92-55
@Houston Colt .45's. Won series 3-0. Record: 95-55
Philadelphia Phillies. Won series 2-1. Record: 97-56
20-7 in September. FIRST PLACE
OCTOBER
Philadelphia Phillies. Won series 2-1. Record: 99-57. WON NL PENNANT.
@Philadelphia Phillies. Won series 3-0. Record: 102-57
Houston Colt .45's. Won series 2-1. Record: 104-58
7-2 in October. FIRST PLACE
1962 World Series
10.18 -- GAME ONE -- Yankees 3, Dusters 0. (NYY leads series 1-0)
10.19 -- GAME TWO -- Dusters 10, Yankees 4. (The series is tied 1-1)
10.21 -- GAME THREE -- Dusters 1, Yankees 0. (NEV leads series 2-1)
10.22 -- GAME FOUR -- Dusters 5, Yankees 2. (NEV leads series 3-1)
10.23 -- GAME FIVE -- Yankees 3, Dusters 1. (NEV leads series 3-2)
10.25 -- GAME SIX -- Yankees 1, Dusters 0. (The series is tied 3-3)
10.26 -- GAME SEVEN -- Dusters 4, Yankees 3. (NEV wins series 4-3)
1962 WORLD CHAMPIONS

Now on to 1963...