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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
1Nate Andrews312252431900010211.
2Charlie Cozart25522000000000.
3Dick Culler301365875278713812123075035.262.328.300.628158828
4Frank Drews294916914713304101901618.
5Tom Earley28131514232001003.214.214.357.5715001
6Lou Fette38522000000000.
7Carden Gillenwater2814460051774149202772137370.288.379.375.7551941737
8Don Hendrickson31371918130000016.
9Joe Heving44321000000000.
10Stew Hofferth325018517013402031511411.235.297.300.59751310
11Tommy Holmes*281547136361252244762811715709.352.420.577.9973671143
12Johnny Hutchings#295756544134007018.241.255.315.56917201
13Ira Hutchinson3411109000000001.
14Al Javery271729293600000010.
15Eddie Joost2935158141163571090137.248.312.312.62444304
16Bob Logan3534686131321070110.
17Joe Mack#3366303260306013134413439.231.320.323.64384409
18Phil Masi291144203715510125474694232.272.348.418.7661551016
19Tommy Nelson284012712162020061413.
20Butch Nieman*279729124743611501456114333.247.361.478.839118510
21Bill Ramsey25781451371640801121422.292.326.372.69951331
22Hal Schacker20632100000011.000.333.000.3330000
23Steve Shemo301747464111007013.
24Vince Shupe*237830528322768001531716.269.312.297.60984814
25Elmer Singleton2771111000000003.
26Jim Tobin324193779113031201522.
27Mike Ulicny27111918471014010.389.421.6111.03211000
28Lefty Wallace*23676000000001.
29Norm Wallen2741615120101011.
30Stan Wentzel2841919340106103.211.211.316.5266000
31Bob Whitcher*28933110000001.333.333.333.6671000
32Whitey Wietelmann#261234714285311615343343927.271.335.348.683149122
33Chuck Workman*3013958051477141162258795158.274.347.459.806236869
34Ed Wright26154239650002013.
34 Players28.61546078544172114532292510166882520510.267.334.374.70820351072691
* - 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
1Nate Andrews31712.3684.5821190800137.21607570952260066101.54010.
2Ben Cardoni24009.003010004.0654035101242.25013.50.06.811.21.67
3Charlie Cozart*25101.00010.125010008.0101192154000493.12511.
4Tom Earley2821.6674.61112310041.036222141940011781.3417.
5Lou Fette3802.0005.7351200011.016107174100532.09113.
6Don Hendrickson3148.3334.913722710573.1744640839141013321.5419.
7Joe Heving44101.0003.383020005.1522031100221.5008.
8Johnny Hutchings2976.5383.75571222323185.017387772175994237991.3418.
9Ira Hutchinson3423.4005.02110600128.23318162841011291.43010.
10Al Javery2727.2226.281714121077.1925954451180013721.84910.
11Bob Logan*35711.3893.1834256511187.02138466953531018151.42210.
12Hal Schacker2001.0005.2860300015.114129296001691.5008.
13Elmer Singleton2714.2004.8275210037.1352220114141011581.3128.
14Jim Tobin32914.3913.84272511600196.2220101841056385028561.40310.
15Lefty Wallace*23101.0004.5053110020.0181110194111861.3508.
16Bob Whitcher*2802.0002.8763300015.212651126000651.5326.
17Whitey Wietelmann260054.001010001.0666020000118.00054.
18Ed Wright2683.7272.5115121710111.11043531733240004491.2318.
18 Players30.36785.4414.0415415497577131391.21474728624995574041942161081.4599.
* - 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


Phil Masi953355287.9804.072392842%
Stew Hofferth451683147.9804.422151753%
Mike Ulicny44120.7141.2503125%


Vince Shupe7765053881.9899.13
Joe Mack6563548648.99110.51
Phil Masi755221.9668.14


Whitey Wietelmann872222321358.9725.22
Frank Drews4898141627.9764.98
Eddie Joost19454159.9454.53
Tommy Nelson12212152.8943.50
Steve Shemo12201531.9212.92


Chuck Workman107972053018.9102.82
Tommy Nelson20184367.9103.05
Eddie Joost16193574.8853.38
Dick Culler691431.8853.83
Norm Wallen43520.8002.00
Steve Shemo336001.0003.00
Whitey Wietelmann222001.0002.00


Dick Culler1262523863171.9545.06
Whitey Wietelmann3979104818.9584.69
Steve Shemo100000.00


Butch Nieman430.00
Tommy Holmes320.00
Bill Ramsey300.00
Chuck Workman50.00


Carden Gillenwater1400.00
Bill Ramsey130.00
Stan Wentzel40.00
Tommy Holmes10.00


Tommy Holmes1220.00
Chuck Workman190.00
Butch Nieman140.00


Tommy Holmes1543341364.9832.25
Carden Gillenwater14045124105.9793.39
Butch Nieman571324101.9322.39
Bill Ramsey4378130.9631.84
Chuck Workman2453010.9812.21
Stan Wentzel480001.0002.00


Johnny Hutchings5773631.9350.75
Don Hendrickson3711421.8820.41
Bob Logan3473827.9571.32
Jim Tobin271747051.0002.37
Nate Andrews2172811.9721.67
Al Javery17021001.0001.24
Ed Wright1522011.9571.47
Tom Earley1129001.0001.00
Ira Hutchinson1109011.0000.82
Elmer Singleton70810.8891.14
Hal Schacker60210.6670.33
Bob Whitcher612011.0000.50
Charlie Cozart507001.0001.40
Lou Fette503001.0000.60
Lefty Wallace524011.0001.20
Ben Cardoni300000.00
Joe Heving304001.0001.33
Whitey Wietelmann100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Morrie Aderholt29LR6' 1.0"188Sep 13, 1915Mount Olive, NC, US
Nate Andrews31RR6' 0.0"195Sep 30, 1913Pembroke, NC, US
Red Barrett30RR5' 11.0"183Feb 14, 1915Santa Barbara, CA, US
Ben Cardoni24RR6' 3.0"195Aug 21, 1920Jessup, PA, US
Mort Cooper32RR6' 2.0"210Mar 2, 1913Atherton, MO, US
Charlie Cozart25RL6' 0.0"190Oct 17, 1919Lenoir, NC, US
Dick Culler30RR5' 9.0"155Jan 15, 1915High Point, NC, US
Frank Drews29RR5' 10.0"175May 25, 1916Buffalo, NY, US
Tom Earley28RR6' 0.0"180Feb 19, 1917Boston, MA, US
Lou Fette38RR6' 1.0"200Mar 15, 1907Alma, MO, US
Carden Gillenwater28RR6' 1.0"175May 13, 1917Riceville, TN, US
Don Hendrickson31RR6' 2.0"204Jul 14, 1913Kewanna, IN, US
Joe Heving44RR6' 1.0"185Sep 2, 1900Covington, KY, US
Stew Hofferth32RR6' 2.0"195Jan 27, 1913Logansport, IN, US
Tommy Holmes28LL5' 10.0"180Mar 29, 1917Brooklyn, NY, US
Johnny Hutchings29SR6' 2.0"250Apr 14, 1916Chicago, IL, US
Ira Hutchinson34RR5' 10.0"180Aug 31, 1910Chicago, IL, US
Al Javery27RR6' 3.0"183Jun 5, 1918Worcester, MA, US
Eddie Joost29RR6' 0.0"175Jun 5, 1916San Francisco, CA, US
Clyde Kluttz27RR6' 0.0"193Dec 12, 1917Rockwell, NC, US
Bill Lee35RR6' 3.0"195Oct 21, 1909Plaquemine, LA, US
Bob Logan35RL5' 10.0"170Feb 10, 1910Thompson, NE, US
Joe Mack33SL5' 11.0"185Jan 4, 1912Chicago, IL, US
Phil Masi29RR5' 10.0"177Jan 6, 1916Chicago, IL, US
Joe Medwick33RR5' 10.0"187Nov 24, 1911Carteret, NJ, US
Tommy Nelson28RR5' 11.0"180May 1, 1917Chicago, IL, US
Butch Nieman27LL6' 2.0"195Feb 8, 1918Herkimer, KS, US
Ewald Pyle34LL6' 0.0"175Aug 27, 1910St. Louis, MO, US
Bill Ramsey25RR6' 0.0"175Feb 20, 1920Osceola, AR, US
Hal Schacker20RR6' 0.0"190Apr 6, 1925Brooklyn, NY, US
Steve Shemo30RR5' 11.0"175Apr 9, 1915Swoyersville, PA, US
Vince Shupe23LL5' 11.0"180Sep 5, 1921East Canton, OH, US
Elmer Singleton27RR6' 2.0"174Jun 26, 1918Ogden, UT, US
Jim Tobin32RR6' 0.0"185Dec 27, 1912Oakland, CA, US
Mike Ulicny27RR5' 9.0"165Sep 28, 1917Greenwald, PA, US
Lefty Wallace23LL5' 11.0"160Aug 12, 1921Evansville, IN, US
Norm Wallen27RR5' 11.0"175Feb 13, 1918Milwaukee, WI, US
Stan Wentzel28RR6' 1.0"200Jan 13, 1917Lorane, PA, US
Bob Whitcher28LL5' 8.0"165Apr 29, 1917Berlin, NH, US
Whitey Wietelmann26SR6' 0.0"170Mar 15, 1919Zanesville, OH, US
Chuck Workman30LR6' 0.0"175Jan 6, 1915Leeton, MO, US
Ed Wright26RR6' 1.0"180May 15, 1919Dyersburg, TN, US

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