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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
1Red Barrett323680726850040112.
2Johnny Beazley29997100000005.
3Bob Brady*24111000000000.
4Hank Camelli325217015010298111101818.
5Mort Cooper34101513000000013.
6Dick Culler327724121420535101911915.248.309.280.58960508
7Bob Elliott30150645555931763552211338760.317.410.517.9272871503
8Glenn Elliott#271132010000000.500.500.5001.0001001
9Nanny Fernandez288323720916434022122220.
10Tommy Holmes*301506766189019133395334416.309.360.416.7762571559
11Johnny Hopp*3013450243074124202232135830.288.376.358.7341548212
12Si Johnson403631301100010111.
13Andy Karl332766010000002.
14Walt Lanfranconi30371110100000005.
15Danny Litwhiler309125422638595273112543.261.337.394.73189612
16Max Macon*31111000000000.
17Ray Martin22143000000013.
18Phil Masi311264704115412522495074727.304.377.443.82018212111
19Frank McCormick368122521224751822432118.354.386.486.871103802
20Mike McCormick3092315284428113733612021.285.332.412.74411710011
21Danny Murtaugh29398010000012.
22Tommy Neill*2771210120100012.200.333.400.7334110
23Bama Rowell*311134143844810623254071814.276.310.385.6961483111
24Connie Ryan271506275446014433556957160.265.351.371.72220212111
25Johnny Sain2940118107133770018031.346.364.411.77544208
26Clyde Shoun*35262019230000003.
27Sibby Sisti265618115322438021522017.281.371.373.74457426
28Warren Spahn*26411129861621060629.
29Earl Torgeson*23128484399731122061678118259.281.403.481.885192603
30Bill Voiselle282256533920030012.
31Ernie White301110100000001.0001.0001.0002.0001000
32Ed Wright28232423332002014.
32 Players29.5154595452537011444265428564558558500.275.346.390.736204813014129
* - 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
1Red Barrett321112.4783.55363031231210.2200102831653532018811.2018.
2Johnny Beazley29201.0004.4092420028.2301514119120031331.7099.
3Mort Cooper3425.2864.05107120046.2482621113152001981.3079.
4Glenn Elliott*2701.0004.74110400119.01810105118000801.5268.
5Si Johnson4068.4294.23361015302112.21245753834271014931.4029.
6Andy Karl3323.4003.862701700335.041181521350001471.54310.
7Walt Lanfranconi3044.5002.953641310164.0652321227180002711.4389.
8Johnny Lanning36009.823000003.2454060000182.7279.
9Max Macon*31000.001010002.010001100071.0004.
10Ray Martin22101.0001.001101009.0711042000371.2227.
11Dick Mulligan*29009.001010002.0422011010112.50018.
12Johnny Sain292112.6363.52383532231266.0265117104187913240311311.2939.
13Clyde Shoun*3553.6254.40263911173.2734136621230003121.2768.
14Warren Spahn*262110.6772.33403542273289.22458775158412310511741.1367.
15Bill Voiselle2887.5334.3222200700131.114666631051591015761.50010.
16Ernie White*30000.001100004.0100011000130.5002.
17Ed Wright2833.5006.40236510064.2805246935142013051.77811.
17 Players30.78668.5583.62154154807414131362.21342626548934534941311557871.3178.
* - 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 Masi1234115851.9893.813352744%
Hank Camelli511942053.9774.20417935%


Earl Torgeson1171033761883.9849.48
Frank McCormick4642826231.9969.87


Connie Ryan1503934322388.9735.50
Bama Rowell791111.9522.86
Danny Murtaugh276011.0006.50
Sibby Sisti101001.0001.00


Bob Elliott1481293022025.9562.91
Nanny Fernandez67610.9292.17
Bama Rowell45620.8462.75
Danny Murtaugh200000.00


Dick Culler771062121131.9674.13
Nanny Fernandez62891461722.9333.79
Sibby Sisti51931211224.9474.20
Connie Ryan111001.0002.00


Bama Rowell99
Danny Litwhiler66
Mike McCormick32
Tommy Neill1


Johnny Hopp122
Mike McCormick60
Bama Rowell3



Tommy Holmes1473361244.9892.37
Johnny Hopp125296260.9802.38
Bama Rowell1002024120.9452.06
Mike McCormick79155430.9812.01
Danny Litwhiler66119230.9761.83
Nanny Fernandez890001.0001.13
Tommy Neill220001.0001.00


Warren Spahn4054811.9811.33
Johnny Sain38115531.9571.74
Red Barrett36173832.9481.53
Si Johnson36336031.0001.08
Walt Lanfranconi36120001.0000.58
Andy Karl27513021.0000.67
Clyde Shoun2629001.0000.42
Ed Wright23410011.0000.61
Bill Voiselle2262613.9701.45
Glenn Elliott1105011.0000.45
Mort Cooper1025001.0000.70
Johnny Beazley934001.0000.78
Johnny Lanning303001.0001.00
Max Macon101001.0001.00
Ray Martin132001.0005.00
Dick Mulligan100000.00
Ernie White100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Red Barrett32RR5' 11.0"183Feb 14, 1915Santa Barbara, CA, US
Johnny Beazley29RR6' 1.0"190May 25, 1918Nashville, TN, US
Bob Brady24LR6' 1.0"175Nov 8, 1922Lewiston, PA, US
Hank Camelli32RR5' 11.0"190Dec 9, 1914Gloucester, MA, US
Mort Cooper34RR6' 2.0"210Mar 2, 1913Atherton, MO, US
Dick Culler32RR5' 9.0"155Jan 15, 1915High Point, NC, US
Bob Elliott30RR6' 0.0"185Nov 26, 1916San Francisco, CA, US
Glenn Elliott27SL5' 10.0"170Nov 11, 1919Sapulpa, OK, US
Nanny Fernandez28RR5' 9.0"170Oct 25, 1918Wilmington, CA, US
Tommy Holmes30LL5' 10.0"180Mar 29, 1917Brooklyn, NY, US
Johnny Hopp30LL5' 10.0"170Jul 18, 1916Hastings, NE, US
Si Johnson40RR5' 11.0"185Oct 5, 1906Danway, IL, US
Andy Karl33RR6' 1.0"175Apr 8, 1914Mount Vernon, NY, US
Walt Lanfranconi30RR5' 7.0"155Nov 9, 1916Barre, VT, US
Johnny Lanning36RR6' 1.0"185Sep 6, 1910Asheville, NC, US
Danny Litwhiler30RR5' 10.0"198Aug 31, 1916Ringtown, PA, US
Max Macon31LL6' 3.0"175Oct 14, 1915Pensacola, FL, US
Ray Martin22RR6' 2.0"177Mar 13, 1925Norwood, MA, US
Phil Masi31RR5' 10.0"177Jan 6, 1916Chicago, IL, US
Frank McCormick36RR6' 4.0"205Jun 9, 1911New York, NY, US
Mike McCormick30RR6' 0.0"195May 6, 1917Angel's Camp, CA, US
Dick Mulligan29LL6' 0.0"167Mar 18, 1918Swoyersville, PA, US
Danny Murtaugh29RR5' 9.0"165Oct 8, 1917Chester, PA, US
Tommy Neill27LR6' 2.0"200Nov 7, 1919Hartselle, AL, US
Bama Rowell31LR5' 11.0"185Jan 13, 1916Citronelle, AL, US
Connie Ryan27RR5' 11.0"175Feb 27, 1920New Orleans, LA, US
Johnny Sain29RR6' 2.0"185Sep 25, 1917Havana, AR, US
Clyde Shoun35LL6' 1.0"188Mar 20, 1912Mountain City, TN, US
Sibby Sisti26RR5' 11.0"175Jul 26, 1920Buffalo, NY, US
Warren Spahn26LL6' 0.0"172Apr 23, 1921Buffalo, NY, US
Earl Torgeson23LL6' 3.0"180Jan 1, 1924Snohomish, WA, US
Bill Voiselle28RR6' 4.0"200Jan 29, 1919Greenwood, SC, US
Ernie White30RL5' 11.0"175Sep 5, 1916Pacolet Mills, SC, US
Ed Wright28RR6' 1.0"180May 15, 1919Dyersburg, TN, US

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