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1949 Boston Braves

1949 > Class Major League > 1949 National League
Overall: 75-79
Scored 706 runs, Allowed 719 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-78

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Johnny Cooney and Billy Southworth
Represented: Boston, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1948 / 1950

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Johnny Antonelli* 19 22 31 25 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .120 .154 .120 .274 3 0 0 5
2 Red Barrett 34 23 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0
3 Vern Bickford 28 37 93 81 7 15 0 0 0 8 0 2 20 .185 .205 .185 .390 15 4 0 10
4 Clint Conatser 27 53 167 152 10 40 6 0 3 16 0 14 19 .263 .325 .362 .687 55 6 0 1
5 Del Crandall 19 67 239 228 21 60 10 1 4 34 2 9 18 .263 .291 .368 .660 84 8 0 2
6 Al Dark 27 130 572 529 74 146 23 5 3 53 5 31 43 .276 .317 .355 .673 188 10 1 11
7 Bob Elliott 32 139 578 482 77 135 29 5 17 76 0 90 38 .280 .395 .467 .862 225 16 2 4
8 Glenn Elliott# 29 22 20 17 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .059 .158 .059 .217 1 0 0 1
9 Elbie Fletcher* 33 122 518 413 57 108 19 3 11 51 1 84 65 .262 .396 .402 .798 166 10 8 13
10 Bob Hall 25 31 22 22 1 8 1 0 0 2 0 0 7 .364 .364 .409 .773 9 0 0 0
11 Jeff Heath* 34 36 126 111 17 34 7 0 9 23 0 15 26 .306 .389 .613 1.002 68 2 0 0
12 Bobby Hogue 28 33 25 21 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .318 .286 .604 6 0 0 3
13 Tommy Holmes* 32 117 425 380 47 101 20 4 8 59 1 39 6 .266 .337 .403 .740 153 10 2 4
14 Steve Kuczek 24 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 2 0 0 0
15 Al Lakeman 30 3 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .167 .286 .167 .452 1 1 0 0
16 Nels Potter* 37 41 25 23 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 7 .130 .200 .174 .374 4 1 0 0
17 Pete Reiser* 30 84 258 221 32 60 8 3 8 40 3 33 42 .271 .369 .443 .812 98 4 1 3
18 Marv Rickert* 28 100 301 277 44 81 18 3 6 49 1 23 38 .292 .347 .444 .791 123 7 0 1
19 Jim Russell# 30 130 486 415 57 96 22 1 8 54 3 64 68 .231 .337 .347 .684 144 9 2 5
20 Connie Ryan 29 85 233 208 28 52 13 1 6 20 1 21 30 .250 .319 .409 .727 85 4 0 4
21 Johnny Sain 31 39 102 97 10 20 3 0 0 3 0 2 2 .206 .222 .237 .459 23 2 0 3
22 Bill Salkeld* 32 66 209 161 17 41 5 0 5 25 1 44 24 .255 .417 .379 .796 61 5 1 3
23 Ray Sanders* 32 9 25 21 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 9 .143 .280 .190 .470 4 0 0 0
24 Sibby Sisti 28 101 311 268 39 69 12 0 5 22 1 34 42 .257 .343 .358 .701 96 9 1 8
25 Warren Spahn* 28 40 120 111 11 18 0 0 2 10 1 4 27 .162 .191 .216 .408 24 1 0 5
26 Eddie Stanky 33 138 628 506 90 144 24 5 1 42 3 113 41 .285 .417 .358 .775 181 8 2 7
27 Don Thompson* 25 7 11 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .182 .182 .182 .364 2 0 0 0
28 Earl Torgeson* 25 25 113 100 17 26 5 1 4 19 4 13 4 .260 .345 .450 .795 45 3 0 0
29 Bill Voiselle 30 30 65 61 1 7 2 0 0 5 0 4 7 .115 .169 .148 .317 9 0 0 0
29 Players 29.7 157 6139 5336 706 1376 246 33 103 654 28 684 656 .258 .345 .374 .719 1997 130 23 96
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Johnny Antonelli* 19 3 7 .300 3.56 22 10 6 3 1 0 96.0 99 49 38 6 42 48 2 0 3 416 1.469 9.3 0.6 3.9 4.5 1.14
2 Red Barrett 34 1 1 .500 5.68 23 0 15 0 0 0 44.1 58 32 28 4 10 17 2 0 2 197 1.534 11.8 0.8 2.0 3.5 1.70
3 Johnny Beazley 31 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
4 Vern Bickford 28 16 11 .593 4.25 37 36 1 15 2 0 230.2 246 125 109 20 106 101 6 1 3 1026 1.526 9.6 0.8 4.1 3.9 0.95
5 Glenn Elliott* 29 3 4 .429 3.95 22 6 4 1 0 0 68.1 70 35 30 7 27 15 0 0 2 291 1.420 9.2 0.9 3.6 2.0 0.56
6 Bob Hall 25 6 4 .600 4.36 31 6 13 2 0 0 74.1 77 40 36 7 41 43 1 0 1 333 1.587 9.3 0.8 5.0 5.2 1.05
7 Bobby Hogue 28 2 2 .500 3.12 33 0 14 0 0 3 72.0 78 30 25 4 25 23 2 0 0 314 1.431 9.8 0.5 3.1 2.9 0.92
8 Nels Potter 37 6 11 .353 4.19 41 3 29 1 0 7 96.2 99 49 45 6 30 57 1 0 0 418 1.334 9.2 0.6 2.8 5.3 1.90
9 Johnny Sain 31 10 17 .370 4.81 37 36 1 16 1 0 243.0 285 150 130 15 75 73 4 0 1 1072 1.481 10.6 0.6 2.8 2.7 0.97
10 Clyde Shoun* 37 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
11 Warren Spahn* 28 21 14 .600 3.07 38 38 0 25 4 0 302.1 283 125 103 27 86 151 3 0 4 1258 1.221 8.4 0.8 2.6 4.5 1.76
12 Bill Voiselle 30 7 8 .467 4.04 30 22 4 5 4 1 169.1 170 84 76 14 78 63 1 0 6 737 1.465 9.0 0.7 4.1 3.3 0.81
12 Players 29.2 75 79 .487 3.99 157 157 89 68 12 11 1400.0 1466 719 620 110 520 589 22 1 22 6116 1.419 9.4 0.7 3.3 3.8 1.13
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Del Crandall 63 287 39 6 5 .982 5.17 2 16 17 52%
Bill Salkeld 63 230 21 5 3 .980 3.98 4 19 9 32%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Elbie Fletcher 121 965 71 9 96 .991 8.56
Earl Torgeson 25 242 8 3 21 .988 10.00
Marv Rickert 12 74 5 3 6 .963 6.58
Ray Sanders 7 52 9 1 2 .984 8.71
Connie Ryan 3 23 2 0 1 1.000 8.33
Al Lakeman 2 19 2 0 2 1.000 10.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Stanky 135 357 354 15 92 .979 5.27
Sibby Sisti 21 38 35 1 7 .986 3.48
Connie Ryan 16 40 29 3 9 .958 4.31

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Elliott 130 141 300 17 27 .963 3.39
Connie Ryan 25 22 50 2 7 .973 2.88
Al Dark 4 1 8 1 0 .900 2.25
Pete Reiser 4 3 5 1 2 .889 2.00
Sibby Sisti 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Dark 125 232 387 25 76 .961 4.95
Connie Ryan 18 33 50 3 7 .965 4.61
Sibby Sisti 18 32 42 5 3 .937 4.11

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marv Rickert 53 0.00
Jim Russell 29 0.00
Pete Reiser 27 0.00
Jeff Heath 26 0.00
Sibby Sisti 22 0.00
Clint Conatser 15 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Russell 95 0.00
Pete Reiser 36 0.00
Clint Conatser 14 0.00
Sibby Sisti 13 0.00
Marv Rickert 7 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Holmes 103 0.00
Marv Rickert 19 0.00
Clint Conatser 15 0.00
Sibby Sisti 14 0.00
Jeff Heath 5 0.00
Don Thompson 2 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Russell 120 269 3 7 3 .975 2.27
Tommy Holmes 103 210 10 3 4 .987 2.14
Marv Rickert 75 149 9 3 2 .981 2.11
Pete Reiser 63 139 5 3 2 .980 2.29
Sibby Sisti 48 85 2 1 0 .989 1.81
Clint Conatser 44 93 5 5 0 .951 2.23
Jeff Heath 31 56 2 1 1 .983 1.87
Don Thompson 2 4 0 1 0 .800 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nels Potter 41 2 20 1 1 .957 0.54
Warren Spahn 38 14 41 4 2 .932 1.45
Vern Bickford 37 7 50 1 3 .983 1.54
Johnny Sain 37 14 35 3 2 .942 1.32
Bobby Hogue 33 3 21 0 1 1.000 0.73
Bob Hall 31 3 3 2 0 .750 0.19
Bill Voiselle 30 7 34 2 2 .953 1.37
Red Barrett 23 3 14 1 0 .944 0.74
Johnny Antonelli 22 5 14 4 0 .826 0.86
Glenn Elliott 22 2 16 0 1 1.000 0.82
Johnny Beazley 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Clyde Shoun 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Johnny Antonelli 19 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 12, 1930 Rochester, NY, US
Red Barrett 34 R R 5' 11.0" 183 Feb 14, 1915 Santa Barbara, CA, US
Johnny Beazley 31 R R 6' 1.0" 190 May 25, 1918 Nashville, TN, US
Vern Bickford 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 17, 1920 Hellier, KY, US
Clint Conatser 27 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Jul 24, 1921 Los Angeles, CA, US
Del Crandall 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 5, 1930 Ontario, CA, US
Al Dark 27 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 7, 1922 Comanche, OK, US
Bob Elliott 32 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 26, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Glenn Elliott 29 S L 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 11, 1919 Sapulpa, OK, US
Elbie Fletcher 33 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 18, 1916 Milton, MA, US
Bob Hall 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 22, 1923 Swissvale, PA, US
Jeff Heath 34 L R 5' 11.0" 200 Apr 1, 1915 Fort William, ON, CA
Bobby Hogue 28 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Apr 5, 1921 Miami, FL, US
Tommy Holmes 32 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Mar 29, 1917 Brooklyn, NY, US
Steve Kuczek 24 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Dec 28, 1924 Amsterdam, NY, US
Al Lakeman 30 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 31, 1918 Cincinnati, OH, US
Mickey Livingston 34 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 15, 1914 Newberry, SC, US
Phil Masi 33 R R 5' 10.0" 177 Jan 6, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Nels Potter 37 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 23, 1911 Mount Morris, IL, US
Pete Reiser 30 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 17, 1919 St. Louis, MO, US
Marv Rickert 28 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 8, 1921 Longbranch, WA, US
Jim Russell 30 S R 6' 1.0" 181 Oct 1, 1918 Fayette City, PA, US
Connie Ryan 29 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 27, 1920 New Orleans, LA, US
Johnny Sain 31 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 25, 1917 Havana, AR, US
Bill Salkeld 32 L R 5' 10.0" 190 Mar 8, 1917 Pocatello, ID, US
Ray Sanders 32 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Dec 4, 1916 Bonne Terre, MO, US
Ed Sauer 30 R R 6' 1.0" 188 Jan 3, 1919 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Clyde Shoun 37 L L 6' 1.0" 188 Mar 20, 1912 Mountain City, TN, US
Sibby Sisti 28 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 26, 1920 Buffalo, NY, US
Warren Spahn 28 L L 6' 0.0" 172 Apr 23, 1921 Buffalo, NY, US
Eddie Stanky 33 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Sep 3, 1915 Philadelphia, PA, US
Don Thompson 25 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 28, 1923 Swepsonville, NC, US
Earl Torgeson 25 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Jan 1, 1924 Snohomish, WA, US
Bill Voiselle 30 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 29, 1919 Greenwood, SC, US

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