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1927 Boston Braves

1927 > Class Major League > 1927 National League
Overall: 60-94
Scored 651 runs, Allowed 771 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-89

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Dave Bancroft
Represented: Boston, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1926 / 1928

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 Dave Bancroft# 36 111 427 375 44 91 13 4 1 31 5 43 36 .243 .322 .307 .629 115 1 8
2 Eddie Brown 35 155 605 558 64 171 35 6 2 75 11 28 20 .306 .340 .401 .741 224 0 19
3 Dick Burrus* 29 72 248 220 22 70 8 3 0 32 3 17 10 .318 .370 .382 .752 84 1 10
4 Earl Clark 19 13 49 44 6 12 1 0 0 3 0 2 4 .273 .304 .295 .600 13 0 3
5 Johnny Cooney 26 10 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
6 Foster Edwards 23 33 27 22 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 .045 .087 .091 .178 2 0 4
7 Jack Fournier* 37 122 433 374 55 106 18 2 10 53 4 44 16 .283 .368 .422 .790 158 6 9
8 Doc Gautreau 25 87 270 236 38 58 12 2 0 20 11 25 20 .246 .321 .314 .634 74 1 8
9 Joe Genewich 30 40 61 57 3 11 1 0 0 5 0 1 9 .193 .207 .211 .417 12 0 3
10 Frank Gibson# 36 60 173 167 7 37 1 2 0 19 2 3 10 .222 .235 .251 .487 42 0 3
11 Hal Goldsmith 28 22 22 21 1 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 .238 .238 .286 .524 6 0 1
12 Sid Graves 25 7 21 20 5 5 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 .250 .250 .400 .650 8 0 1
13 Bunny Hearn* 23 8 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 2 0 0
14 Andy High* 29 113 422 384 59 116 15 9 4 46 4 26 11 .302 .350 .419 .769 161 2 10
15 Shanty Hogan 21 71 246 229 24 66 17 1 3 32 2 9 23 .288 .324 .410 .734 94 3 5
16 Dinny McNamara* 21 11 11 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 2
17 Art Mills 24 15 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
18 George Mogridge* 38 20 15 15 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .267 .467 4 0 0
19 Eddie Moore 28 112 462 411 53 124 14 4 1 32 5 39 17 .302 .364 .363 .726 149 1 11
20 Guy Morrison 31 11 9 8 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 .125 .222 .500 .722 4 0 0
21 Lance Richbourg* 29 115 491 450 57 139 12 9 2 34 24 22 30 .309 .342 .389 .731 175 1 18
22 Charlie Robertson* 31 28 54 50 3 12 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 .240 .255 .240 .495 12 0 3
23 Bob Smith 32 54 112 109 10 27 3 1 1 10 0 2 4 .248 .261 .321 .582 35 0 1
24 Jack Smith* 32 84 207 183 27 58 6 4 1 24 8 16 12 .317 .375 .410 .785 75 1 7
25 Luke Urban 29 35 116 111 11 32 5 0 0 10 1 3 6 .288 .313 .333 .646 37 1 1
26 Jimmy Welsh* 24 131 556 497 72 143 26 7 9 54 11 23 27 .288 .330 .423 .752 210 8 28
27 Johnny Wertz 29 42 48 43 2 7 0 1 0 3 0 3 14 .163 .217 .209 .427 9 0 2
27 Players 30.0 155 5941 5370 651 1498 216 61 37 582 100 346 363 .279 .326 .363 .688 1947 28 197
* - 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 Foster Edwards 23 2 8 .200 4.99 29 11 11 1 0 0 92.0 95 59 51 2 45 37 3 0 2 413 1.522 9.3 0.2 4.4 3.6 0.82
2 Joe Genewich 30 11 8 .579 3.83 40 19 13 7 0 1 181.0 199 93 77 6 54 38 2 0 1 794 1.398 9.9 0.3 2.7 1.9 0.70
3 Hal Goldsmith 28 1 3 .250 3.52 22 5 11 1 0 1 71.2 83 34 28 3 26 13 0 0 2 320 1.521 10.4 0.4 3.3 1.6 0.50
4 Bunny Hearn* 23 0 2 .000 4.26 8 0 3 0 0 0 12.2 16 9 6 0 9 5 0 0 1 59 1.974 11.4 0.0 6.4 3.6 0.56
5 Jack Knight 32 0 0 15.00 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 6 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 16 2.667 18.0 0.0 6.0 0.0 0.00
6 Art Mills 24 0 1 .000 3.82 15 1 9 0 0 0 37.2 41 19 16 2 18 7 3 0 2 173 1.566 9.8 0.5 4.3 1.7 0.39
7 George Mogridge* 38 6 4 .600 3.70 20 1 16 0 0 5 48.2 48 23 20 4 15 26 2 0 1 211 1.295 8.9 0.7 2.8 4.8 1.73
8 Guy Morrison 31 1 2 .333 4.46 11 3 5 1 0 0 34.1 40 22 17 1 15 6 0 0 4 158 1.602 10.5 0.3 3.9 1.6 0.40
9 Charlie Robertson 31 7 17 .292 4.72 28 21 6 6 0 0 154.1 188 90 81 2 46 49 4 1 4 693 1.516 11.0 0.1 2.7 2.9 1.07
10 Dick Rudolph 39 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 1.500 6.8 0.0 6.8 0.0 0.00
11 Bob Smith 32 10 18 .357 3.76 41 31 8 16 1 2 260.2 297 132 109 9 75 81 2 1 1 1110 1.427 10.3 0.3 2.6 2.8 1.08
12 Johnny Wertz 29 4 10 .286 4.55 42 15 18 4 0 1 164.1 204 95 83 5 52 39 4 0 6 730 1.558 11.2 0.3 2.8 2.1 0.75
12 Players 29.7 60 94 .390 4.22 155 155 103 52 3 10 1390.0 1602 771 652 43 468 402 29 2 29 6141 1.489 10.4 0.3 3.0 2.6 0.86
* - 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
Shanty Hogan 61 215 54 4 3 .985 4.41 2 16 25 61%
Frank Gibson 47 130 35 6 3 .965 3.51 5 28 16 36%
Luke Urban 34 59 30 5 1 .947 2.62 2 16 14 47%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Fournier 102 901 63 11 63 .989 9.45
Dick Burrus 61 505 44 16 51 .972 9.00
Eddie Brown 1 12 0 0 0 1.000 12.00
Jimmy Welsh 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doc Gautreau 57 136 196 12 22 .965 5.82
Eddie Moore 39 101 125 8 26 .966 5.79
Andy High 8 18 25 0 6 1.000 5.38

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Andy High 89 93 122 20 9 .915 2.42
Eddie Moore 52 49 93 8 6 .947 2.73
Dave Bancroft 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Bancroft 104 275 329 39 66 .939 5.81
Andy High 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Eddie Moore 1 3 4 0 3 1.000 7.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Brown 150 0.00
Earl Clark 10 0.00
Jack Smith 3 0.00
Eddie Moore 1 0.00
Jimmy Welsh 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Welsh 122 0.00
Jack Smith 14 0.00
Eddie Moore 11 0.00
Sid Graves 5 0.00
Earl Clark 3 0.00
Dinny McNamara 3 0.00
Lance Richbourg 3 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lance Richbourg 107 0.00
Jack Smith 32 0.00
Jimmy Welsh 9 0.00
Eddie Moore 4 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Brown 150 335 10 7 1 .980 2.30
Jimmy Welsh 129 377 24 13 6 .969 3.11
Lance Richbourg 110 233 10 12 0 .953 2.21
Jack Smith 48 106 7 6 1 .950 2.35
Eddie Moore 16 47 1 0 1 1.000 3.00
Earl Clark 13 30 0 0 0 1.000 2.31
Sid Graves 5 10 2 2 0 .857 2.40
Dinny McNamara 3 10 0 0 0 1.000 3.33

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Wertz 42 8 32 3 1 .930 0.95
Bob Smith 41 22 63 3 3 .966 2.07
Joe Genewich 40 8 40 0 2 1.000 1.20
Foster Edwards 29 1 17 2 1 .900 0.62
Charlie Robertson 28 3 28 1 1 .969 1.11
Hal Goldsmith 22 4 16 1 2 .952 0.91
George Mogridge 20 1 13 0 0 1.000 0.70
Art Mills 15 6 12 0 0 1.000 1.20
Guy Morrison 11 2 14 3 0 .842 1.45
Bunny Hearn 8 0 4 1 1 .800 0.50
Jack Knight 3 1 3 0 1 1.000 1.33
Dick Rudolph 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dave Bancroft 36 S R 5' 9.0" 160 Apr 20, 1891 Sioux City, IA, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Larry Benton 29 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 20, 1897 St. Louis, MO, US 1927-04-13 1927-06-10
Eddie Brown 35 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jul 17, 1891 Milligan, NE, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Dick Burrus 29 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 29, 1898 Hatteras, NC, US 1927-04-12 1927-08-20
Earl Clark 19 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Nov 6, 1907 Washington, DC, US 1927-08-17 1927-08-31
Johnny Cooney 26 R L 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 18, 1901 Cranston, RI, US 1927-05-21 1927-09-03
Foster Edwards 23 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Sep 1, 1903 Holstein, IA, US 1927-04-14 1927-08-25
Doc Farrell 25 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Dec 26, 1901 Johnson City, NY, US 1927-06-14 1927-10-02
Jack Fournier 37 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Sep 28, 1889 Au Sable, MI, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Doc Gautreau 25 R R 5' 4.0" 129 Jul 26, 1901 Cambridge, MA, US 1927-04-16 1927-10-01
Joe Genewich 30 R R 6' 0.0" 174 Jan 15, 1897 Elmira, NY, US 1927-04-18 1927-09-30
Frank Gibson 36 S R 6' 0.0" 172 Sep 27, 1890 Omaha, NE, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Hal Goldsmith 28 R R 6' 0.0" 174 Aug 18, 1898 Peconic, NY, US 1927-05-30 1927-10-02
Sid Graves 25 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 30, 1901 Marblehead, MA, US 1927-07-23 1927-08-05
Kent Greenfield 24 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 1, 1902 Guthrie, KY, US 1927-06-16 1927-10-02
Bunny Hearn 23 L L 5' 8.0" 160 Jan 13, 1904 Brooklyn, NY, US 1927-04-16 1927-06-09
Andy High 29 L R 5' 6.0" 155 Nov 21, 1897 Ava, IL, US 1927-04-12 1927-09-25
Shanty Hogan 21 R R 6' 1.0" 240 Mar 21, 1906 Somerville, MA, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Jack Knight 32 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 12, 1895 Pittsboro, MS, US 1927-04-18 1927-04-25
Les Mann 34 R R 5' 9.0" 172 Nov 18, 1892 Lincoln, NE, US 1927-04-12 1927-07-15
Dinny McNamara 21 L R 5' 9.0" 165 Sep 16, 1905 Lexington, MA, US 1927-07-02 1927-07-22
Hugh McQuillan 31 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 15, 1895 New York, NY, US 1927-06-17 1927-09-11
Art Mills 24 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Mar 2, 1903 Utica, NY, US 1927-04-16 1927-07-15
George Mogridge 38 L L 6' 2.0" 165 Feb 18, 1889 Rochester, NY, US 1927-04-12 1927-07-02
Eddie Moore 28 R R 5' 7.0" 165 Jan 18, 1899 Barlow, KY, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Guy Morrison 31 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 29, 1895 Hinton, WV, US 1927-08-31 1927-10-01
Lance Richbourg 29 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 18, 1897 DeFuniak Springs, FL, US 1927-04-16 1927-10-02
Charlie Robertson 31 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 31, 1896 Dexter, TX, US 1927-04-15 1927-09-25
Dick Rudolph 39 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Aug 25, 1887 New York, NY, US 1927-09-11 1927-09-11
Bob Smith 32 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Apr 22, 1895 Rogersville, TN, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Jack Smith 32 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Jun 23, 1895 Chicago, IL, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Zack Taylor 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 27, 1898 Yulee, FL, US 1927-04-12 1927-06-11
Herb Thomas 25 R R 5' 4.0" 157 May 26, 1902 Sampson City, FL, US 1927-04-12 1927-06-11
Luke Urban 29 R R 5' 8.0" 168 Mar 22, 1898 Fall River, MA, US 1927-07-19 1927-09-25
Jimmy Welsh 24 L R 6' 1.0" 174 Oct 9, 1902 Denver, CO, US 1927-04-28 1927-09-25
Johnny Wertz 29 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Apr 20, 1898 Pomaria, SC, US 1927-04-16 1927-10-01

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