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1948 Boston Braves

1948 > Class Major League > 1948 National League
Overall: 91-62
Scored 739 runs, Allowed 584 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 93-60

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Billy Southworth
Represented: Boston, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

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 33 34 43 39 0 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 11 .179 .179 .179 .359 7 2 0 4
2 Johnny Beazley 30 3 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1
3 Vern Bickford 27 33 57 49 3 10 2 0 0 7 0 2 12 .204 .235 .245 .480 12 1 0 6
4 Paul Burris 24 2 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 2 0 0 0
5 Clint Conatser 26 90 259 224 30 62 9 3 3 23 0 32 27 .277 .370 .384 .754 86 4 1 2
6 Al Dark 26 137 579 543 85 175 39 6 3 48 4 24 36 .322 .353 .433 .786 235 4 2 10
7 Bob Elliott 31 151 675 540 99 153 24 5 23 100 6 131 57 .283 .423 .474 .897 256 14 0 4
8 Glenn Elliott# 28 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
9 Jeff Heath* 33 115 419 364 64 116 26 5 20 76 2 51 46 .319 .404 .582 .986 212 4 1 3
10 Bobby Hogue 27 40 28 21 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 .095 .095 .143 .238 3 0 0 7
11 Tommy Holmes* 31 139 639 585 85 190 35 7 6 61 1 46 20 .325 .375 .439 .814 257 18 1 7
12 Al Lyons 29 16 14 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .167 .286 .167 .452 2 0 0 0
13 Phil Masi 32 113 423 376 43 95 19 0 5 44 2 35 26 .253 .318 .343 .661 129 15 1 11
14 Frank McCormick 37 75 194 180 14 45 9 2 4 34 0 10 9 .250 .289 .389 .678 70 5 0 4
15 Mike McCormick 31 115 383 343 45 104 22 7 1 39 1 32 34 .303 .363 .417 .780 143 7 0 8
16 Nels Potter* 36 18 31 29 0 11 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 .379 .379 .414 .793 12 1 0 2
17 Jim Prendergast* 30 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
18 Jim Russell# 29 89 374 322 44 85 18 1 9 54 4 46 31 .264 .361 .410 .771 132 8 3 3
19 Connie Ryan 28 51 148 122 14 26 3 0 0 10 0 21 16 .213 .333 .238 .571 29 2 1 4
20 Johnny Sain 30 43 132 115 11 25 3 1 0 16 0 1 3 .217 .224 .261 .485 30 4 0 16
21 Bill Salkeld* 31 78 250 198 26 48 8 1 8 28 1 42 37 .242 .378 .414 .792 82 3 1 9
22 Ray Sanders* 31 5 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 1 0 0
23 Clyde Shoun* 36 36 23 21 2 4 2 0 0 6 0 0 4 .190 .190 .286 .476 6 0 0 2
24 Sibby Sisti 27 83 261 221 30 54 6 2 0 21 0 31 34 .244 .340 .290 .630 64 4 1 8
25 Warren Spahn* 27 37 103 90 10 15 3 0 1 7 0 6 24 .167 .219 .233 .452 21 2 0 7
26 Eddie Stanky 32 67 312 247 49 79 14 2 2 29 3 61 13 .320 .455 .417 .872 103 5 0 4
27 Bobby Sturgeon 28 34 82 78 10 17 3 1 0 4 0 4 5 .218 .256 .282 .538 22 2 0 0
28 Earl Torgeson* 24 134 531 438 70 111 23 5 10 67 19 81 54 .253 .372 .397 .770 174 7 2 10
29 Bill Voiselle 29 37 83 72 2 7 0 0 0 4 0 4 17 .097 .145 .097 .242 7 0 0 7
30 Ernie White 31 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
30 Players 29.7 154 6125 5297 739 1458 272 49 95 695 43 671 536 .275 .359 .399 .757 2113 116 17 140
* - 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 Johnny Antonelli* 18 0 0 2.25 4 0 4 0 0 1 4.0 2 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 17 1.250 4.5 0.0 6.8 0.0 0.00
2 Red Barrett 33 7 8 .467 3.65 34 13 8 3 0 0 128.1 132 56 52 9 26 40 0 0 0 527 1.231 9.3 0.6 1.8 2.8 1.54
3 Johnny Beazley 30 0 1 .000 4.50 3 2 1 0 0 0 16.0 19 13 8 2 7 4 0 0 1 75 1.625 10.7 1.1 3.9 2.2 0.57
4 Vern Bickford 27 11 5 .688 3.27 33 22 5 10 1 1 146.0 125 59 53 9 63 60 3 0 0 625 1.288 7.7 0.6 3.9 3.7 0.95
5 Glenn Elliott* 28 1 0 1.000 3.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 5 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 15 2.000 15.0 0.0 3.0 6.0 2.00
6 Bobby Hogue 27 8 2 .800 3.23 40 1 15 0 0 2 86.1 88 34 31 4 19 43 2 0 0 359 1.239 9.2 0.4 2.0 4.5 2.26
7 Al Lyons 29 1 0 1.000 7.82 7 0 1 0 0 0 12.2 17 11 11 1 8 5 0 0 0 64 1.974 12.1 0.7 5.7 3.6 0.63
8 Ray Martin 23 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 8 0.429 0.0 0.0 3.9 0.0 0.00
9 Nels Potter 36 5 2 .714 2.33 18 7 9 3 0 2 85.0 77 27 22 4 8 47 0 0 1 332 1.000 8.2 0.4 0.8 5.0 5.88
10 Jim Prendergast* 30 1 1 .500 10.26 10 2 4 0 0 1 16.2 30 20 19 1 5 3 0 0 0 84 2.100 16.2 0.5 2.7 1.6 0.60
11 Johnny Sain 30 24 15 .615 2.60 42 39 3 28 4 1 314.2 297 105 91 19 83 137 5 0 2 1313 1.208 8.5 0.5 2.4 3.9 1.65
12 Clyde Shoun* 36 5 1 .833 4.01 36 2 16 1 0 4 74.0 77 37 33 7 20 25 0 0 2 310 1.311 9.4 0.9 2.4 3.0 1.25
13 Warren Spahn* 27 15 12 .556 3.71 36 35 1 16 3 1 257.0 237 115 106 19 77 114 1 0 4 1064 1.222 8.3 0.7 2.7 4.0 1.48
14 Bill Voiselle 29 13 13 .500 3.63 37 30 5 9 2 2 215.2 226 93 87 18 90 89 3 0 1 940 1.465 9.4 0.8 3.8 3.7 0.99
15 Ernie White* 31 0 2 .000 1.96 15 0 8 0 0 2 23.0 13 7 5 0 17 8 0 0 0 98 1.304 5.1 0.0 6.7 3.1 0.47
16 Ed Wright 29 0 0 1.93 3 0 2 0 0 0 4.2 9 3 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 22 2.357 17.4 0.0 3.9 3.9 1.00
16 Players 29.8 91 62 .595 3.38 154 154 84 70 10 17 1389.1 1354 584 521 93 430 579 14 0 11 5953 1.284 8.8 0.6 2.8 3.8 1.35
* - 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 109 458 39 6 5 .988 4.56 3 35 19 35%
Bill Salkeld 59 254 32 3 5 .990 4.85 5 28 16 36%
Paul Burris 2 6 1 0 0 1.000 3.50 0 1 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Earl Torgeson 129 1069 81 8 85 .993 8.91
Frank McCormick 50 343 33 5 30 .987 7.52

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Stanky 66 168 202 7 45 .981 5.61
Sibby Sisti 44 104 107 6 19 .972 4.80
Connie Ryan 40 89 112 7 19 .966 5.03
Bobby Sturgeon 18 36 40 5 9 .938 4.22

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Elliott 150 146 298 26 18 .945 2.96
Connie Ryan 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
Bobby Sturgeon 4 3 3 1 0 .857 1.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Dark 133 253 393 25 66 .963 4.86
Sibby Sisti 26 36 66 8 13 .927 3.92
Bobby Sturgeon 4 4 3 1 0 .875 1.75

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeff Heath 100 0.00
Mike McCormick 57 0.00
Clint Conatser 24 0.00
Jim Russell 2 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Russell 82 0.00
Clint Conatser 52 0.00
Mike McCormick 35 0.00
Al Lyons 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Holmes 137 0.00
Mike McCormick 20 0.00
Jeff Heath 6 0.00
Al Lyons 4 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Holmes 137 283 8 5 4 .983 2.12
Jeff Heath 106 223 6 2 2 .991 2.16
Mike McCormick 100 187 7 5 3 .975 1.94
Jim Russell 84 246 3 2 0 .992 2.96
Clint Conatser 76 146 3 4 1 .974 1.96
Al Lyons 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Sain 42 21 48 2 3 .972 1.64
Bobby Hogue 40 4 11 0 1 1.000 0.38
Bill Voiselle 37 6 33 5 0 .886 1.05
Clyde Shoun 36 5 4 3 1 .750 0.25
Warren Spahn 36 4 52 1 3 .982 1.56
Red Barrett 34 13 26 1 1 .975 1.15
Vern Bickford 33 6 22 1 0 .966 0.85
Nels Potter 18 4 20 2 1 .923 1.33
Ernie White 15 0 2 2 0 .500 0.13
Jim Prendergast 10 4 4 0 0 1.000 0.80
Al Lyons 7 3 8 0 0 1.000 1.57
Johnny Antonelli 4 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.75
Johnny Beazley 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ed Wright 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Ray Martin 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Glenn Elliott 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Johnny Antonelli 18 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 12, 1930 Rochester, NY, US
Red Barrett 33 R R 5' 11.0" 183 Feb 14, 1915 Santa Barbara, CA, US
Johnny Beazley 30 R R 6' 1.0" 190 May 25, 1918 Nashville, TN, US
Vern Bickford 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 17, 1920 Hellier, KY, US
Paul Burris 24 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 21, 1923 Hickory, NC, US
Clint Conatser 26 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Jul 24, 1921 Los Angeles, CA, US
Al Dark 26 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 7, 1922 Comanche, OK, US
Bob Elliott 31 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 26, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Glenn Elliott 28 S L 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 11, 1919 Sapulpa, OK, US
Jeff Heath 33 L R 5' 11.0" 200 Apr 1, 1915 Fort William, ON, CA
Bobby Hogue 27 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Apr 5, 1921 Miami, FL, US
Tommy Holmes 31 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Mar 29, 1917 Brooklyn, NY, US
Danny Litwhiler 31 R R 5' 10.0" 198 Aug 31, 1916 Ringtown, PA, US
Al Lyons 29 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 18, 1918 St. Joseph, MO, US
Ray Martin 23 R R 6' 2.0" 177 Mar 13, 1925 Norwood, MA, US
Phil Masi 32 R R 5' 10.0" 177 Jan 6, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Frank McCormick 37 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Jun 9, 1911 New York, NY, US
Mike McCormick 31 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 6, 1917 Angel's Camp, CA, US
Nels Potter 36 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 23, 1911 Mount Morris, IL, US
Jim Prendergast 30 L L 6' 1.0" 208 Aug 23, 1917 Brooklyn, NY, US
Marv Rickert 27 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 8, 1921 Longbranch, WA, US
Jim Russell 29 S R 6' 1.0" 181 Oct 1, 1918 Fayette City, PA, US
Connie Ryan 28 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 27, 1920 New Orleans, LA, US
Johnny Sain 30 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 25, 1917 Havana, AR, US
Bill Salkeld 31 L R 5' 10.0" 190 Mar 8, 1917 Pocatello, ID, US
Ray Sanders 31 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Dec 4, 1916 Bonne Terre, MO, US
Clyde Shoun 36 L L 6' 1.0" 188 Mar 20, 1912 Mountain City, TN, US
Sibby Sisti 27 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 26, 1920 Buffalo, NY, US
Warren Spahn 27 L L 6' 0.0" 172 Apr 23, 1921 Buffalo, NY, US
Eddie Stanky 32 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Sep 3, 1915 Philadelphia, PA, US
Bobby Sturgeon 28 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 6, 1919 Clinton, IN, US
Earl Torgeson 24 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Jan 1, 1924 Snohomish, WA, US
Bill Voiselle 29 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 29, 1919 Greenwood, SC, US
Ernie White 31 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 5, 1916 Pacolet Mills, SC, US
Ed Wright 29 R R 6' 1.0" 180 May 15, 1919 Dyersburg, TN, US

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