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1945 Boston Braves

1945 > Class Major League > 1945 National League
Overall: 67-85
Scored 721 runs, Allowed 728 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-77

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Bob Coleman and Del Bissonette
Represented: Boston, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1944 / 1946

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 Nate Andrews 31 22 52 43 1 9 0 0 0 1 0 2 11 .209 .244 .209 .454 9 0 0 7
2 Charlie Cozart 25 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0
3 Dick Culler 30 136 587 527 87 138 12 1 2 30 7 50 35 .262 .328 .300 .628 158 8 2 8
4 Frank Drews 29 49 169 147 13 30 4 1 0 19 0 16 18 .204 .282 .245 .527 36 0 0 6
5 Tom Earley 28 13 15 14 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .214 .214 .357 .571 5 0 0 1
6 Lou Fette 38 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
7 Carden Gillenwater 28 144 600 517 74 149 20 2 7 72 13 73 70 .288 .379 .375 .755 194 17 3 7
8 Don Hendrickson 31 37 19 18 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .167 .211 .167 .377 3 0 0 0
9 Joe Heving 44 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1
10 Stew Hofferth 32 50 185 170 13 40 2 0 3 15 1 14 11 .235 .297 .300 .597 51 3 1 0
11 Tommy Holmes* 28 154 713 636 125 224 47 6 28 117 15 70 9 .352 .420 .577 .997 367 11 4 3
12 Johnny Hutchings# 29 57 56 54 4 13 4 0 0 7 0 1 8 .241 .255 .315 .569 17 2 0 1
13 Ira Hutchinson 34 11 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1
14 Al Javery 27 17 29 29 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .207 .207 .207 .414 6 0 0 0
15 Eddie Joost 29 35 158 141 16 35 7 1 0 9 0 13 7 .248 .312 .312 .624 44 3 0 4
16 Bob Logan 35 34 68 61 3 13 2 1 0 7 0 1 10 .213 .226 .279 .504 17 2 0 6
17 Joe Mack# 33 66 303 260 30 60 13 1 3 44 1 34 39 .231 .320 .323 .643 84 4 0 9
18 Phil Masi 29 114 420 371 55 101 25 4 7 46 9 42 32 .272 .348 .418 .766 155 10 1 6
19 Tommy Nelson 28 40 127 121 6 20 2 0 0 6 1 4 13 .165 .192 .182 .374 22 6 0 2
20 Butch Nieman* 27 97 291 247 43 61 15 0 14 56 11 43 33 .247 .361 .478 .839 118 5 1 0
21 Bill Ramsey 25 78 145 137 16 40 8 0 1 12 1 4 22 .292 .326 .372 .699 51 3 3 1
22 Hal Schacker 20 6 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0
23 Steve Shemo 30 17 47 46 4 11 1 0 0 7 0 1 3 .239 .255 .261 .516 12 0 0 0
24 Vince Shupe* 23 78 305 283 22 76 8 0 0 15 3 17 16 .269 .312 .297 .609 84 8 1 4
25 Elmer Singleton 27 7 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0
26 Jim Tobin 32 41 93 77 9 11 3 0 3 12 0 15 22 .143 .290 .299 .589 23 2 1 0
27 Mike Ulicny 27 11 19 18 4 7 1 0 1 4 0 1 0 .389 .421 .611 1.032 11 0 0 0
28 Lefty Wallace* 23 6 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 1
29 Norm Wallen 27 4 16 15 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 .133 .188 .267 .454 4 0 0 0
30 Stan Wentzel 28 4 19 19 3 4 0 1 0 6 1 0 3 .211 .211 .316 .526 6 0 0 0
31 Bob Whitcher* 28 9 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
32 Whitey Wietelmann# 26 123 471 428 53 116 15 3 4 33 4 39 27 .271 .335 .348 .683 149 1 2 2
33 Chuck Workman* 30 139 580 514 77 141 16 2 25 87 9 51 58 .274 .347 .459 .806 236 8 6 9
34 Ed Wright 26 15 42 39 6 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 .128 .150 .128 .278 5 1 0 2
34 Players 28.6 154 6078 5441 721 1453 229 25 101 668 82 520 510 .267 .334 .374 .708 2035 107 26 91
* - 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 Nate Andrews 31 7 12 .368 4.58 21 19 0 8 0 0 137.2 160 75 70 9 52 26 0 0 6 610 1.540 10.5 0.6 3.4 1.7 0.50
2 Ben Cardoni 24 0 0 9.00 3 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 6 5 4 0 3 5 1 0 1 24 2.250 13.5 0.0 6.8 11.2 1.67
3 Charlie Cozart* 25 1 0 1.000 10.12 5 0 1 0 0 0 8.0 10 11 9 2 15 4 0 0 0 49 3.125 11.2 2.2 16.9 4.5 0.27
4 Tom Earley 28 2 1 .667 4.61 11 2 3 1 0 0 41.0 36 22 21 4 19 4 0 0 1 178 1.341 7.9 0.9 4.2 0.9 0.21
5 Lou Fette 38 0 2 .000 5.73 5 1 2 0 0 0 11.0 16 10 7 1 7 4 1 0 0 53 2.091 13.1 0.8 5.7 3.3 0.57
6 Don Hendrickson 31 4 8 .333 4.91 37 2 27 1 0 5 73.1 74 46 40 8 39 14 1 0 1 332 1.541 9.1 1.0 4.8 1.7 0.36
7 Joe Heving 44 1 0 1.000 3.38 3 0 2 0 0 0 5.1 5 2 2 0 3 1 1 0 0 22 1.500 8.4 0.0 5.1 1.7 0.33
8 Johnny Hutchings 29 7 6 .538 3.75 57 12 22 3 2 3 185.0 173 87 77 21 75 99 4 2 3 799 1.341 8.4 1.0 3.6 4.8 1.32
9 Ira Hutchinson 34 2 3 .400 5.02 11 0 6 0 0 1 28.2 33 18 16 2 8 4 1 0 1 129 1.430 10.4 0.6 2.5 1.3 0.50
10 Al Javery 27 2 7 .222 6.28 17 14 1 2 1 0 77.1 92 59 54 4 51 18 0 0 1 372 1.849 10.7 0.5 5.9 2.1 0.35
11 Bob Logan* 35 7 11 .389 3.18 34 25 6 5 1 1 187.0 213 84 66 9 53 53 1 0 1 815 1.422 10.3 0.4 2.6 2.6 1.00
12 Hal Schacker 20 0 1 .000 5.28 6 0 3 0 0 0 15.1 14 12 9 2 9 6 0 0 1 69 1.500 8.2 1.2 5.3 3.5 0.67
13 Elmer Singleton 27 1 4 .200 4.82 7 5 2 1 0 0 37.1 35 22 20 1 14 14 1 0 1 158 1.312 8.4 0.2 3.4 3.4 1.00
14 Jim Tobin 32 9 14 .391 3.84 27 25 1 16 0 0 196.2 220 101 84 10 56 38 5 0 2 856 1.403 10.1 0.5 2.6 1.7 0.68
15 Lefty Wallace* 23 1 0 1.000 4.50 5 3 1 1 0 0 20.0 18 11 10 1 9 4 1 1 1 86 1.350 8.1 0.4 4.0 1.8 0.44
16 Bob Whitcher* 28 0 2 .000 2.87 6 3 3 0 0 0 15.2 12 6 5 1 12 6 0 0 0 65 1.532 6.9 0.6 6.9 3.4 0.50
17 Whitey Wietelmann 26 0 0 54.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 6 6 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 11 8.000 54.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
18 Ed Wright 26 8 3 .727 2.51 15 12 1 7 1 0 111.1 104 35 31 7 33 24 0 0 0 449 1.231 8.4 0.6 2.7 1.9 0.73
18 Players 30.3 67 85 .441 4.04 154 154 97 57 7 13 1391.2 1474 728 624 99 557 404 19 4 21 6108 1.459 9.5 0.6 3.6 2.6 0.73
* - 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
Phil Masi 95 335 52 8 7 .980 4.07 2 39 28 42%
Stew Hofferth 45 168 31 4 7 .980 4.42 2 15 17 53%
Mike Ulicny 4 4 1 2 0 .714 1.25 0 3 1 25%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Vince Shupe 77 650 53 8 81 .989 9.13
Joe Mack 65 635 48 6 48 .991 10.51
Phil Masi 7 55 2 2 1 .966 8.14

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Whitey Wietelmann 87 222 232 13 58 .972 5.22
Frank Drews 48 98 141 6 27 .976 4.98
Eddie Joost 19 45 41 5 9 .945 4.53
Tommy Nelson 12 21 21 5 2 .894 3.50
Steve Shemo 12 20 15 3 1 .921 2.92

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Workman 107 97 205 30 18 .910 2.82
Tommy Nelson 20 18 43 6 7 .910 3.05
Eddie Joost 16 19 35 7 4 .885 3.38
Dick Culler 6 9 14 3 1 .885 3.83
Norm Wallen 4 3 5 2 0 .800 2.00
Steve Shemo 3 3 6 0 0 1.000 3.00
Whitey Wietelmann 2 2 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Culler 126 252 386 31 71 .954 5.06
Whitey Wietelmann 39 79 104 8 18 .958 4.69
Steve Shemo 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Butch Nieman 43 0.00
Tommy Holmes 32 0.00
Bill Ramsey 30 0.00
Chuck Workman 5 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Carden Gillenwater 140 0.00
Bill Ramsey 13 0.00
Stan Wentzel 4 0.00
Tommy Holmes 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Holmes 122 0.00
Chuck Workman 19 0.00
Butch Nieman 14 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Holmes 154 334 13 6 4 .983 2.25
Carden Gillenwater 140 451 24 10 5 .979 3.39
Butch Nieman 57 132 4 10 1 .932 2.39
Bill Ramsey 43 78 1 3 0 .963 1.84
Chuck Workman 24 53 0 1 0 .981 2.21
Stan Wentzel 4 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Hutchings 57 7 36 3 1 .935 0.75
Don Hendrickson 37 1 14 2 1 .882 0.41
Bob Logan 34 7 38 2 7 .957 1.32
Jim Tobin 27 17 47 0 5 1.000 2.37
Nate Andrews 21 7 28 1 1 .972 1.67
Al Javery 17 0 21 0 0 1.000 1.24
Ed Wright 15 2 20 1 1 .957 1.47
Tom Earley 11 2 9 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ira Hutchinson 11 0 9 0 1 1.000 0.82
Elmer Singleton 7 0 8 1 0 .889 1.14
Hal Schacker 6 0 2 1 0 .667 0.33
Bob Whitcher 6 1 2 0 1 1.000 0.50
Charlie Cozart 5 0 7 0 0 1.000 1.40
Lou Fette 5 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.60
Lefty Wallace 5 2 4 0 1 1.000 1.20
Ben Cardoni 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Joe Heving 3 0 4 0 0 1.000 1.33
Whitey Wietelmann 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Morrie Aderholt 29 L R 6' 1.0" 188 Sep 13, 1915 Mount Olive, NC, US
Nate Andrews 31 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Sep 30, 1913 Pembroke, NC, US
Red Barrett 30 R R 5' 11.0" 183 Feb 14, 1915 Santa Barbara, CA, US
Ben Cardoni 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Aug 21, 1920 Jessup, PA, US
Mort Cooper 32 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Mar 2, 1913 Atherton, MO, US
Charlie Cozart 25 R L 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 17, 1919 Lenoir, NC, US
Dick Culler 30 R R 5' 9.0" 155 Jan 15, 1915 High Point, NC, US
Frank Drews 29 R R 5' 10.0" 175 May 25, 1916 Buffalo, NY, US
Tom Earley 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 19, 1917 Boston, MA, US
Lou Fette 38 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Mar 15, 1907 Alma, MO, US
Carden Gillenwater 28 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 13, 1917 Riceville, TN, US
Don Hendrickson 31 R R 6' 2.0" 204 Jul 14, 1913 Kewanna, IN, US
Joe Heving 44 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 2, 1900 Covington, KY, US
Stew Hofferth 32 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 27, 1913 Logansport, IN, US
Tommy Holmes 28 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Mar 29, 1917 Brooklyn, NY, US
Johnny Hutchings 29 S R 6' 2.0" 250 Apr 14, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Ira Hutchinson 34 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 31, 1910 Chicago, IL, US
Al Javery 27 R R 6' 3.0" 183 Jun 5, 1918 Worcester, MA, US
Eddie Joost 29 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 5, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Clyde Kluttz 27 R R 6' 0.0" 193 Dec 12, 1917 Rockwell, NC, US
Bill Lee 35 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 21, 1909 Plaquemine, LA, US
Bob Logan 35 R L 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 10, 1910 Thompson, NE, US
Joe Mack 33 S L 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 4, 1912 Chicago, IL, US
Phil Masi 29 R R 5' 10.0" 177 Jan 6, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Joe Medwick 33 R R 5' 10.0" 187 Nov 24, 1911 Carteret, NJ, US
Tommy Nelson 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 1, 1917 Chicago, IL, US
Butch Nieman 27 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 8, 1918 Herkimer, KS, US
Ewald Pyle 34 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 27, 1910 St. Louis, MO, US
Bill Ramsey 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 20, 1920 Osceola, AR, US
Hal Schacker 20 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 6, 1925 Brooklyn, NY, US
Steve Shemo 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 9, 1915 Swoyersville, PA, US
Vince Shupe 23 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 5, 1921 East Canton, OH, US
Elmer Singleton 27 R R 6' 2.0" 174 Jun 26, 1918 Ogden, UT, US
Jim Tobin 32 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 27, 1912 Oakland, CA, US
Mike Ulicny 27 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Sep 28, 1917 Greenwald, PA, US
Lefty Wallace 23 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 12, 1921 Evansville, IN, US
Norm Wallen 27 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 13, 1918 Milwaukee, WI, US
Stan Wentzel 28 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jan 13, 1917 Lorane, PA, US
Bob Whitcher 28 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Apr 29, 1917 Berlin, NH, US
Whitey Wietelmann 26 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Mar 15, 1919 Zanesville, OH, US
Chuck Workman 30 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 6, 1915 Leeton, MO, US
Ed Wright 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 May 15, 1919 Dyersburg, TN, US

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