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1917 Boston Braves

1917 > Class Major League > 1917 National League
Overall: 72-81
Scored 536 runs, Allowed 552 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-79

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: George Stallings
Represented: Boston, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1916 / 1918

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 Frank Allen 28 29 36 29 2 5 0 0 0 5 1 7 7 .172 .333 .172 .506 5 0 0
2 Fred Bailey* 21 50 124 110 9 21 2 1 1 5 3 9 25 .191 .270 .255 .525 28 3 2
3 Jesse Barnes* 24 53 108 101 4 24 1 1 0 5 0 5 12 .238 .280 .267 .548 27 1 1
4 Larry Chappell* 27 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
5 Zip Collins* 25 9 27 27 3 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 4 .148 .148 .222 .370 6 0 0
6 Sam Covington* 22 17 75 66 8 13 2 0 1 10 1 5 5 .197 .264 .273 .537 18 1 3
7 Ed Fitzpatrick 27 63 203 178 20 45 8 4 0 17 4 12 22 .253 .318 .343 .661 61 5 8
8 Hank Gowdy 27 49 176 154 12 33 7 0 0 14 2 15 13 .214 .288 .260 .548 40 1 6
9 Tom Hughes 33 13 27 24 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 9 .000 .077 .000 .077 0 0 1
10 Joe Kelly 30 116 489 445 41 99 9 8 3 36 21 26 45 .222 .268 .299 .567 133 2 16
11 Ed Konetchy 31 130 526 474 56 129 19 13 2 54 16 36 40 .272 .330 .380 .710 180 5 11
12 Rabbit Maranville 25 142 613 561 69 146 19 13 3 43 27 40 47 .260 .312 .357 .668 200 2 10
13 Mike Massey# 23 31 114 91 12 18 0 0 0 2 2 15 15 .198 .318 .198 .516 18 1 7
14 Art Nehf* 24 38 87 70 8 12 3 2 0 2 1 13 13 .171 .310 .271 .581 19 1 3
15 Ray Powell* 28 88 388 357 42 97 10 4 4 30 12 24 54 .272 .318 .356 .673 127 0 7
16 Pat Ragan 31 30 51 48 3 6 2 0 1 2 0 0 10 .125 .125 .229 .354 11 0 3
17 Johnny Rawlings 24 122 429 371 37 95 9 4 2 31 12 38 32 .256 .337 .318 .655 118 7 13
18 Wally Rehg 28 87 378 341 48 92 12 6 1 31 13 24 32 .270 .320 .349 .669 119 1 12
19 Ed Reulbach 34 5 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0
20 Art Rico 21 13 14 14 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 .286 .286 .357 .643 5 0 0
21 Dick Rudolph 29 32 96 87 4 20 2 1 0 8 2 2 19 .230 .247 .276 .523 24 0 7
22 Hank Schreiber 25 2 7 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 2 0 0
23 Jack Scott* 25 7 16 16 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 2 0 0
24 Red Smith 27 147 585 505 60 149 31 6 2 62 16 53 61 .295 .369 .392 .761 198 6 21
25 Walt Tragesser 30 98 323 297 23 66 10 2 0 25 5 15 36 .222 .264 .269 .534 80 2 9
26 George Twombly 25 32 127 102 8 19 1 1 0 9 4 18 5 .186 .314 .216 .530 22 1 6
27 Lefty Tyler* 27 61 158 134 8 31 4 0 0 11 0 17 19 .231 .318 .261 .579 35 0 7
28 Ed Walsh 36 4 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .500 .250 .750 1 1 0
28 Players 27.2 157 5855 5201 536 1280 169 75 22 452 155 427 587 .246 .309 .320 .629 1665 45 182
* - 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 Frank Allen* 28 3 10 .231 3.94 29 14 6 2 0 0 112.0 124 61 49 3 47 56 6 0 4 490 1.527 10.0 0.2 3.8 4.5 1.19
2 Jesse Barnes 24 13 21 .382 2.68 50 33 12 26 2 1 295.0 261 115 88 3 50 107 3 0 3 1166 1.054 8.0 0.1 1.5 3.3 2.14
3 Cal Crum 27 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
4 Tom Hughes 33 5 3 .625 1.95 11 8 3 6 2 0 74.0 54 21 16 1 30 40 3 0 1 299 1.135 6.6 0.1 3.6 4.9 1.33
5 Art Nehf* 24 17 8 .680 2.16 38 23 8 16 4 0 233.1 197 78 56 4 39 101 4 1 5 912 1.011 7.6 0.2 1.5 3.9 2.59
6 Pat Ragan 31 6 9 .400 2.93 30 13 12 5 1 1 147.2 138 59 48 6 35 61 1 0 1 611 1.172 8.4 0.4 2.1 3.7 1.74
7 Ed Reulbach 34 0 1 .000 2.82 5 2 2 0 0 0 22.1 21 13 7 0 15 9 1 0 0 103 1.612 8.5 0.0 6.0 3.6 0.60
8 Dick Rudolph 29 13 14 .481 3.41 31 30 1 22 5 0 242.2 252 104 92 1 54 96 4 0 4 1011 1.261 9.3 0.0 2.0 3.6 1.78
9 Jack Scott 25 1 2 .333 1.82 7 3 4 3 0 0 39.2 36 12 8 0 5 21 3 0 1 158 1.034 8.2 0.0 1.1 4.8 4.20
10 Lefty Tyler* 27 14 12 .538 2.52 32 28 3 22 4 1 239.0 203 81 67 1 86 98 6 0 7 970 1.209 7.6 0.0 3.2 3.7 1.14
11 Ed Walsh 36 0 1 .000 3.50 4 3 1 1 0 0 18.0 22 9 7 0 9 4 1 1 1 82 1.722 11.0 0.0 4.5 2.0 0.44
11 Players 27.3 72 81 .471 2.77 157 157 54 103 21 3 1424.2 1309 552 438 19 371 593 32 2 28 5807 1.179 8.3 0.1 2.3 3.7 1.60
* - 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
Walt Tragesser 94 433 105 16 11 .971 5.72 13 84 55 40%
Hank Gowdy 49 204 75 9 3 .969 5.69 1 26 39 60%
Art Rico 11 15 4 1 1 .950 1.73 0 3 2 40%
Fred Jacklitsch 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Konetchy 129 1351 70 8 65 .994 11.02
Sam Covington 17 168 9 1 17 .994 10.41
Lefty Tyler 11 91 4 0 6 1.000 8.64
George Twombly 1 12 0 1 0 .923 12.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Rawlings 96 177 290 11 40 .977 4.86
Mike Massey 25 40 68 12 10 .900 4.32
Ed Fitzpatrick 22 33 46 6 2 .929 3.59

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Red Smith 147 141 264 33 27 .925 2.76
Ed Fitzpatrick 15 5 19 7 2 .774 1.60
Johnny Rawlings 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Hank Schreiber 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rabbit Maranville 142 341 474 46 67 .947 5.74
Johnny Rawlings 17 30 56 3 6 .966 5.06
Hank Schreiber 1 3 1 0 0 1.000 4.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Kelly 87 0.00
Ed Fitzpatrick 6 0.00
Fred Bailey 3 0.00
Zip Collins 1 0.00
Johnny Rawlings 1 0.00
Art Rico 1 0.00
George Twombly 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Powell 88 0.00
Joe Kelly 29 0.00
George Twombly 20 0.00
Fred Bailey 15 0.00
Ed Fitzpatrick 6 0.00
Larry Chappell 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wally Rehg 86 0.00
Fred Bailey 9 0.00
George Twombly 8 0.00
Ed Fitzpatrick 7 0.00
Zip Collins 4 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Kelly 116 284 16 17 8 .946 2.59
Ray Powell 88 231 14 6 2 .976 2.78
Wally Rehg 86 122 9 6 2 .956 1.52
George Twombly 29 49 1 3 1 .943 1.72
Fred Bailey 27 46 5 2 0 .962 1.89
Ed Fitzpatrick 19 33 2 2 1 .946 1.84
Zip Collins 5 13 0 0 0 1.000 2.60
Art Rico 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Larry Chappell 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Johnny Rawlings 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jesse Barnes 50 18 96 1 1 .991 2.28
Art Nehf 38 9 63 1 3 .986 1.89
Lefty Tyler 32 14 76 2 4 .978 2.81
Dick Rudolph 31 7 75 5 0 .943 2.65
Pat Ragan 30 6 42 1 1 .980 1.60
Frank Allen 29 1 23 1 0 .960 0.83
Tom Hughes 11 4 17 1 1 .955 1.91
Jack Scott 7 1 8 1 0 .900 1.29
Ed Reulbach 5 1 12 1 1 .929 2.60
Ed Walsh 4 1 7 1 0 .889 2.00
Cal Crum 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Frank Allen 28 R L 5' 9.0" 175 Aug 26, 1888 Newbern, AL, US 1917-04-12 1917-09-19
Fred Bailey 21 L L 5' 11.0" 150 Aug 16, 1895 Mount Hope, WV, US 1917-04-12 1917-09-22
Jesse Barnes 24 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 26, 1892 Perkins, OK, US 1917-04-12 1917-10-02
Larry Chappell 27 L R 6' 0.0" 186 Feb 19, 1890 McClusky, IL, US 1917-04-14 1917-04-25
Zip Collins 25 L L 5' 11.0" 152 May 4, 1892 Brooklyn, NY, US 1917-04-20 1917-05-11
Sam Covington 22 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 18, 1894 Denison, TX, US 1917-09-22 1917-10-04
Cal Crum 27 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 27, 1889 Cooks Mills, IL, US 1917-05-04 1917-05-04
Johnny Evers 35 L R 5' 9.0" 125 Jul 21, 1881 Troy, NY, US 1917-04-12 1917-07-04
Ed Fitzpatrick 27 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Dec 9, 1889 Lewiston, PA, US 1917-04-12 1917-10-04
Hank Gowdy 27 R R 6' 2.0" 182 Aug 24, 1889 Columbus, OH, US 1917-04-12 1917-06-26
Tom Hughes 33 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jan 28, 1884 Coal Creek, CO, US 1917-06-27 1917-09-27
Fred Jacklitsch 41 R R 5' 9.0" 180 May 24, 1876 Brooklyn, NY, US 1917-06-30 1917-06-30
Joe Kelly 30 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 23, 1886 Weir City, KS, US 1917-04-12 1917-10-04
Ed Konetchy 31 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 3, 1885 La Crosse, WI, US 1917-04-12 1917-09-14
Sherry Magee 32 R R 5' 11.0" 179 Aug 6, 1884 Clarendon, PA, US 1917-04-12 1917-07-27
Rabbit Maranville 25 R R 5' 5.0" 155 Nov 11, 1891 Springfield, MA, US 1917-04-12 1917-10-04
Mike Massey 23 S R 6' 0.0" 195 Sep 28, 1893 Galveston, TX, US 1917-04-12 1917-07-10
Chief Meyers 36 R R 5' 11.0" 194 Jul 29, 1880 Riverside, CA, US 1917-08-20 1917-10-04
Art Nehf 24 L L 5' 9.0" 176 Jul 31, 1892 Terre Haute, IN, US 1917-04-20 1917-10-04
Ray Powell 28 L R 5' 9.0" 160 Nov 20, 1888 Siloam Springs, AR, US 1917-07-12 1917-10-04
Pat Ragan 31 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Nov 15, 1885 Blanchard, IA, US 1917-04-20 1917-09-19
Johnny Rawlings 24 R R 5' 8.0" 158 Aug 17, 1892 Bloomfield, IA, US 1917-04-12 1917-09-30
Wally Rehg 28 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Aug 31, 1888 Summerfield, IL, US 1917-07-12 1917-10-04
Ed Reulbach 34 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 1, 1882 Detroit, MI, US 1917-04-25 1917-07-13
Art Rico 21 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Jul 23, 1895 Roxbury, MA, US 1917-07-10 1917-09-03
Dick Rudolph 29 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Aug 25, 1887 New York, NY, US 1917-04-12 1917-10-03
Hank Schreiber 25 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 12, 1891 Cleveland, OH, US 1917-09-13 1917-09-14
Jack Scott 25 L R 6' 2.0" 199 Apr 18, 1892 Ridgeway, NC, US 1917-09-12 1917-10-04
Red Smith 27 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 6, 1890 Greenville, SC, US 1917-04-12 1917-10-04
Walt Tragesser 30 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 14, 1887 Lafayette, IN, US 1917-04-12 1917-10-04
George Twombly 25 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jun 4, 1892 Boston, MA, US 1917-04-12 1917-06-09
Lefty Tyler 27 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 14, 1889 Derry, NH, US 1917-04-14 1917-10-03
Ed Walsh 36 R R 6' 1.0" 193 May 14, 1881 Plains, PA, US 1917-08-02 1917-09-11
Joe Wilhoit 31 L R 6' 2.0" 175 Dec 20, 1885 Hiawatha, KS, US 1917-04-20 1917-07-09

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