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From BR Bullpen
The National League Atlanta Braves franchise started in 1871 as the Boston Red Stockings, became the Boston Red Caps in 1876, then changed their name in 1883 to the Boston Beaneaters, before becoming the Boston Doves of the National League in 1907.
As the Boston Doves, the franchise won 0 Pennants, appeared in 0 playoffs, and appeared in 0 World Series.
In their first year as the Doves, the team is lead by manager Fred Tenney to a record of 58-90, and a 7th place finish in the league.
Under new manager Joe Kelley the team improves to a record of 63-91 (win 5 more games, lose 1 more game than 1907) and a sixth place finish.
In the franchise's last year as the Doves, the team again finishes in 8th place, this time with a record of 53-100 and under the management of Fred Lake.
In 1911, the Boston Doves became the Boston Rustlers (1911).