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The National League Atlanta Braves franchise started in 1871 as the Boston Red Stockings, became the Boston Red Caps in 1876, changed their name in 1883 to the Boston Beaneaters, then became the Boston Doves in 1907, then became the Boston Rustlers in 1911, before becoming the Boston Braves in 1912. The team took a break from the Boston Braves nickname from 1936-1940 (Boston Bees) before returning to the Braves name in 1941.

As the Boston Bees, the franchise won 0 Pennants, appeared in 0 playoffs, and appeared in and won 0 World Series.


[edit] 1936

6th place finish, record: 71-83; manager: Bill McKechnie.

[edit] 1937

5th place finish, record: 79-73; manager: Bill McKechnie.

[edit] 1938

5th place finish, record: 77-75; manager: Casey Stengel.

[edit] 1939

7th place finish, record: 63-88; manager: Casey Stengel.

[edit] 1940

7th place finish, record: 65-87; manager: Casey Stengel.

After the 1940 Bees season, the team changed their nickname back to Boston Braves (1941-1952).

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