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1947 Boston Braves

1947 > Class Major League > 1947 National League
Overall: 86-68
Scored 701 runs, Allowed 626 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-69

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Billy Southworth
Represented: Boston, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1946 / 1948

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 Red Barrett 32 36 80 72 6 8 5 0 0 4 0 1 12 .111 .123 .181 .304 13 3 0 7
2 Johnny Beazley 29 9 9 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2
3 Bob Brady* 24 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
4 Hank Camelli 32 52 170 150 10 29 8 1 1 11 0 18 18 .193 .280 .280 .560 42 8 0 2
5 Dick Culler 32 77 241 214 20 53 5 1 0 19 1 19 15 .248 .309 .280 .589 60 5 0 8
6 Bob Elliott 30 150 645 555 93 176 35 5 22 113 3 87 60 .317 .410 .517 .927 287 15 0 3
7 Glenn Elliott# 27 11 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 1
8 Nanny Fernandez 28 83 237 209 16 43 4 0 2 21 2 22 20 .206 .281 .254 .535 53 5 0 6
9 Tommy Holmes* 30 150 676 618 90 191 33 3 9 53 3 44 16 .309 .360 .416 .776 257 15 5 9
10 Johnny Hopp* 30 134 502 430 74 124 20 2 2 32 13 58 30 .288 .376 .358 .734 154 8 2 12
11 Si Johnson 40 36 31 30 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 11 .033 .065 .033 .098 1 0 0 0
12 Andy Karl 33 27 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 2 0 0
13 Walt Lanfranconi 30 37 11 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1
14 Danny Litwhiler 30 91 254 226 38 59 5 2 7 31 1 25 43 .261 .337 .394 .731 89 6 1 2
15 Max Macon* 31 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
16 Ray Martin 22 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0
17 Phil Masi 31 126 470 411 54 125 22 4 9 50 7 47 27 .304 .377 .443 .820 182 12 1 11
18 Mike McCormick 30 92 315 284 42 81 13 7 3 36 1 20 21 .285 .332 .412 .744 117 10 0 11
19 Danny Murtaugh 29 3 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .125 .222 .125 .347 1 0 0 0
20 Tommy Neill* 27 7 12 10 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 .200 .333 .400 .733 4 1 1 0
21 Bama Rowell* 31 113 414 384 48 106 23 2 5 40 7 18 14 .276 .310 .385 .696 148 3 1 11
22 Connie Ryan 27 150 627 544 60 144 33 5 5 69 5 71 60 .265 .351 .371 .722 202 12 1 11
23 Johnny Sain 29 40 118 107 13 37 7 0 0 18 0 3 1 .346 .364 .411 .775 44 2 0 8
24 Sibby Sisti 26 56 181 153 22 43 8 0 2 15 2 20 17 .281 .371 .373 .744 57 4 2 6
25 Warren Spahn* 26 41 112 98 6 16 2 1 0 6 0 6 29 .163 .212 .204 .416 20 0 0 8
26 Earl Torgeson* 23 128 484 399 73 112 20 6 16 78 11 82 59 .281 .403 .481 .885 192 6 0 3
27 Ernie White 30 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0
28 Ed Wright 28 23 24 23 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 1 4 .130 .167 .217 .384 5 1 0 0
28 Players 29.2 154 5954 5253 701 1444 265 42 85 645 58 558 500 .275 .346 .390 .736 2048 130 14 129
* - 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 Red Barrett 32 11 12 .478 3.55 36 30 3 12 3 1 210.2 200 102 83 16 53 53 2 0 1 881 1.201 8.5 0.7 2.3 2.3 1.00
2 Johnny Beazley 29 2 0 1.000 4.40 9 2 4 2 0 0 28.2 30 15 14 1 19 12 0 0 3 133 1.709 9.4 0.3 6.0 3.8 0.63
3 Glenn Elliott* 27 0 1 .000 4.74 11 0 4 0 0 1 19.0 18 10 10 5 11 8 0 0 0 80 1.526 8.5 2.4 5.2 3.8 0.73
4 Si Johnson 40 6 8 .429 4.23 36 10 15 3 0 2 112.2 124 57 53 8 34 27 1 0 1 493 1.402 9.9 0.6 2.7 2.2 0.79
5 Andy Karl 33 2 3 .400 3.86 27 0 17 0 0 3 35.0 41 18 15 2 13 5 0 0 0 147 1.543 10.5 0.5 3.3 1.3 0.38
6 Walt Lanfranconi 30 4 4 .500 2.95 36 4 13 1 0 1 64.0 65 23 21 2 27 18 0 0 0 271 1.438 9.1 0.3 3.8 2.5 0.67
7 Johnny Lanning 36 0 0 9.82 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 4 5 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 18 2.727 9.8 0.0 14.7 0.0 0.00
8 Max Macon* 31 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 7 1.000 4.5 0.0 4.5 4.5 1.00
9 Ray Martin 22 1 0 1.000 1.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 7 1 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 37 1.222 7.0 0.0 4.0 2.0 0.50
10 Dick Mulligan* 29 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 11 2.500 18.0 0.0 4.5 4.5 1.00
11 Johnny Sain 29 21 12 .636 3.52 38 35 3 22 3 1 266.0 265 117 104 18 79 132 4 0 3 1131 1.293 9.0 0.6 2.7 4.5 1.67
12 Warren Spahn* 26 21 10 .677 2.33 40 35 4 22 7 3 289.2 245 87 75 15 84 123 1 0 5 1174 1.136 7.6 0.5 2.6 3.8 1.46
13 Ernie White* 30 0 0 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 13 0.500 2.2 0.0 2.2 2.2 1.00
14 Ed Wright 28 3 3 .500 6.40 23 6 5 1 0 0 64.2 80 52 46 9 35 14 2 0 1 305 1.778 11.1 1.3 4.9 1.9 0.40
14 Players 30.5 86 68 .558 3.62 154 154 80 74 14 13 1362.2 1342 626 548 93 453 494 13 1 15 5787 1.317 8.9 0.6 3.0 3.3 1.09
* - 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 123 411 58 5 1 .989 3.81 3 35 27 44%
Hank Camelli 51 194 20 5 3 .977 4.20 4 17 9 35%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Earl Torgeson 117 1033 76 18 83 .984 9.48

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Connie Ryan 150 393 432 23 88 .973 5.50
Bama Rowell 7 9 11 1 1 .952 2.86
Danny Murtaugh 2 7 6 0 1 1.000 6.50
Sibby Sisti 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Elliott 148 129 302 20 25 .956 2.91
Nanny Fernandez 6 7 6 1 0 .929 2.17
Bama Rowell 4 5 6 2 0 .846 2.75
Danny Murtaugh 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Culler 77 106 212 11 31 .967 4.13
Nanny Fernandez 62 89 146 17 22 .933 3.79
Sibby Sisti 51 93 121 12 24 .947 4.20
Connie Ryan 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bama Rowell 99 0.00
Danny Litwhiler 66 0.00
Mike McCormick 32 0.00
Tommy Neill 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Hopp 122 0.00
Mike McCormick 60 0.00
Bama Rowell 3 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Holmes 148 0.00
Nanny Fernandez 8 0.00
Johnny Hopp 3 0.00
Mike McCormick 2 0.00
Tommy Neill 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Holmes 147 336 12 4 4 .989 2.37
Johnny Hopp 125 296 2 6 0 .980 2.38
Bama Rowell 100 202 4 12 0 .945 2.06
Mike McCormick 79 155 4 3 0 .981 2.01
Danny Litwhiler 66 119 2 3 0 .976 1.83
Nanny Fernandez 8 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.13
Tommy Neill 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Warren Spahn 40 5 48 1 1 .981 1.33
Johnny Sain 38 11 55 3 1 .957 1.74
Red Barrett 36 17 38 3 2 .948 1.53
Si Johnson 36 3 36 0 3 1.000 1.08
Walt Lanfranconi 36 1 20 0 0 1.000 0.58
Andy Karl 27 5 13 0 2 1.000 0.67
Ed Wright 23 4 10 0 1 1.000 0.61
Glenn Elliott 11 0 5 0 1 1.000 0.45
Johnny Beazley 9 3 4 0 0 1.000 0.78
Johnny Lanning 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
Max Macon 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ray Martin 1 3 2 0 0 1.000 5.00
Dick Mulligan 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ernie White 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Red Barrett 32 R R 5' 11.0" 183 Feb 14, 1915 Santa Barbara, CA, US
Johnny Beazley 29 R R 6' 1.0" 190 May 25, 1918 Nashville, TN, US
Bob Brady 24 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 8, 1922 Lewiston, PA, US
Hank Camelli 32 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 9, 1914 Gloucester, MA, US
Mort Cooper 34 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Mar 2, 1913 Atherton, MO, US
Dick Culler 32 R R 5' 9.0" 155 Jan 15, 1915 High Point, NC, US
Bob Elliott 30 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 26, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Glenn Elliott 27 S L 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 11, 1919 Sapulpa, OK, US
Nanny Fernandez 28 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Oct 25, 1918 Wilmington, CA, US
Tommy Holmes 30 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Mar 29, 1917 Brooklyn, NY, US
Johnny Hopp 30 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 18, 1916 Hastings, NE, US
Si Johnson 40 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 5, 1906 Danway, IL, US
Andy Karl 33 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 8, 1914 Mount Vernon, NY, US
Walt Lanfranconi 30 R R 5' 7.0" 155 Nov 9, 1916 Barre, VT, US
Johnny Lanning 36 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 6, 1910 Asheville, NC, US
Danny Litwhiler 30 R R 5' 10.0" 198 Aug 31, 1916 Ringtown, PA, US
Max Macon 31 L L 6' 3.0" 175 Oct 14, 1915 Pensacola, FL, US
Ray Martin 22 R R 6' 2.0" 177 Mar 13, 1925 Norwood, MA, US
Phil Masi 31 R R 5' 10.0" 177 Jan 6, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Frank McCormick 36 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Jun 9, 1911 New York, NY, US
Mike McCormick 30 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 6, 1917 Angel's Camp, CA, US
Dick Mulligan 29 L L 6' 0.0" 167 Mar 18, 1918 Swoyersville, PA, US
Danny Murtaugh 29 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 8, 1917 Chester, PA, US
Tommy Neill 27 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 7, 1919 Hartselle, AL, US
Bama Rowell 31 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 13, 1916 Citronelle, AL, US
Connie Ryan 27 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 27, 1920 New Orleans, LA, US
Johnny Sain 29 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 25, 1917 Havana, AR, US
Clyde Shoun 35 L L 6' 1.0" 188 Mar 20, 1912 Mountain City, TN, US
Sibby Sisti 26 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 26, 1920 Buffalo, NY, US
Warren Spahn 26 L L 6' 0.0" 172 Apr 23, 1921 Buffalo, NY, US
Earl Torgeson 23 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Jan 1, 1924 Snohomish, WA, US
Bill Voiselle 28 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 29, 1919 Greenwood, SC, US
Ernie White 30 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 5, 1916 Pacolet Mills, SC, US
Ed Wright 28 R R 6' 1.0" 180 May 15, 1919 Dyersburg, TN, US

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