Roy L. Boles
Year: 1994
Team: baseball
  • Boles was a standout basketball and baseball player for the Quakers in the late 1930s.
  • He was Guilford’s leading scorer on the basketball team in 1937 and 1938, and the second leading scorer in 1936. 
  • As a pitcher on the baseball team, Boles was chosen All-North State Conference in 1937 and 1938.
  • After graduating from Guilford, Boyles joined the Brooklyn Dodgers organization as a pitcher, making it all the way to the AAA level with the St. Paul, Minn. club. 
  • He compiled a 137-61 record and was inducted into the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame as a charter member for his performance as a pitcher for the 1946 Mobile Bears.
  • Boles is a retired rural letter carrier for the United States Postal Service.
  • He resides in Jonesville with his wife of over 50 years, Annette Woodhouse Boles.
  • Boles is currently an active member of the Jonesville United Methodist Church and the Federal Retiree Employee Association.