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1966 Atlanta Braves

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1965 / 1967

85-77, Finished 5th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bobby Bragan (52-59) and Billy Hitchcock (33-18)
GM: John McHale (Resigned 1/11/1967), Farm Dir: John Mullen, Scouting Dir: Ray Hayworth
Scored 782 runs, Allowed 683 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-71

Ballparks: Atlanta Stadium · Attendance: 1,539,801 (6th of 10)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 98

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1965 / 1967 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Hank Aaron HOF 32 R R 6' 0" 180 Feb 5, 1934 13 158 157 158 158 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 158 158 1 0 7.8 $70,000 All-Star
Ted Abernathy 33 R R 6' 4" 215 Mar 6, 1933 8 38 0 38 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Sandy Alomar 22 B R 5' 9" 140 Oct 19, 1943 3 31 13 31 26 0 0 0 21 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 7 -0.6
Felipe Alou 31 R R 6' 0" 195 May 12, 1935 9 154 153 154 154 0 0 89 0 3 1 45 43 5 80 0 0 6.3 $28,000 All-Star
Lee Bales 21 B R 5' 10" 165 Dec 4, 1944 1st 12 3 12 11 0 0 0 7 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 6 -0.3
Wade Blasingame 22 L L 6' 1" 185 Nov 22, 1943 4 18 12 18 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 -0.4
Frank Bolling 34 R R 6' 1" 175 Nov 16, 1931 12 75 57 75 67 0 0 0 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 -1.4
Clay Carroll 25 R R 6' 1" 178 May 2, 1941 3 73 3 73 73 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.5
Rico Carty 26 R R 6' 3" 200 Sep 1, 1939 4 151 132 151 143 0 17 2 0 1 0 126 0 1 126 16 0 4.6
Ty Cline 27 L L 6' 0" 170 Jun 15, 1939 7 42 12 42 26 0 0 6 0 0 0 7 6 10 20 18 4 0.0
Tony Cloninger 25 R R 6' 0" 210 Aug 13, 1940 6 47 38 47 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 2.0
Mike de la Hoz 27 R R 5' 11" 175 Oct 2, 1938 7 71 16 71 36 0 0 0 8 30 1 0 0 0 0 42 0 -0.7 $12,000
Hank Fischer 26 R R 6' 0" 190 Jan 11, 1940 5 14 8 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0 $17,000
Adrian Garrett 23 L R 6' 3" 185 Jan 3, 1943 1st 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 -0.1
Gary Geiger 29 L R 6' 0" 168 Apr 4, 1937 9 78 24 78 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 33 14 49 32 3 0.3
John Herrnstein 28 L L 6' 3" 215 Mar 31, 1938 5 17 0 17 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 13 1 -0.1
Herb Hippauf 27 R L 6' 0" 180 May 9, 1939 1st 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Pat Jarvis 25 R R 5' 10" 180 Mar 18, 1941 1st 10 9 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.9
Joey Jay 30 B R 6' 4" 228 Aug 15, 1935 13 9 8 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.3
Ken Johnson 33 R R 6' 4" 210 Jun 16, 1933 9 32 31 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.2
Mack Jones 27 L R 6' 1" 180 Nov 6, 1938 5 118 109 118 112 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 112 2 112 7 0 3.0 $18,000
Dick Kelley 26 R L 5' 11" 174 Jan 8, 1940 3 20 13 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Marty Keough 32 L L 6' 0" 180 Apr 14, 1934 11 17 0 17 7 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 11 2 -0.3
George Kopacz 25 L L 6' 1" 195 Feb 26, 1941 1st 6 1 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 -0.2
Denny Lemaster 27 R L 6' 1" 182 Feb 25, 1939 5 27 27 27 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3
Eddie Mathews HOF 34 L R 6' 1" 190 Oct 13, 1931 15 134 115 134 127 0 0 0 0 127 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 2.7 $57,500
Denis Menke 25 R R 6' 0" 185 Jul 21, 1940 5 138 129 138 136 0 0 7 0 39 106 0 0 0 0 4 1 1.8
Felix Millan 22 R R 5' 11" 172 Aug 21, 1943 1st 37 23 37 27 0 0 0 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 8 -0.1
Phil Niekro HOF 27 R R 6' 1" 180 Apr 1, 1939 3 28 0 28 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9
Billy O'Dell 33 B L 5' 11" 170 Feb 10, 1933 12 26 0 26 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1.0
Gene Oliver 31 R R 6' 2" 225 Mar 22, 1935 7 76 45 76 53 0 48 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 28 0 -0.1
Chi-Chi Olivo 38 R R 6' 2" 215 Mar 18, 1928 4 47 0 47 47 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Ron Reed 23 R R 6' 6" 215 Nov 2, 1942 1st 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Jay Ritchie 29 R R 6' 4" 175 Nov 20, 1936 3 22 0 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Bill Robinson 23 R R 6' 2" 189 Jun 26, 1943 1st 6 3 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 5 1 1 0.0 $5,500
Ed Sadowski 35 R R 5' 11" 175 Jan 19, 1931 5 3 2 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dan Schneider 23 L L 6' 3" 170 Aug 29, 1942 3 14 0 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Don Schwall 30 R R 6' 6" 200 Mar 2, 1936 6 11 8 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Lee Thomas 30 L R 6' 2" 195 Feb 5, 1936 6 39 33 39 36 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -0.3
Joe Torre HOF 25 R R 6' 2" 212 Jul 18, 1940 7 148 141 148 145 0 111 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 6.4 All-Star
Arnold Umbach 23 R R 6' 1" 180 Dec 6, 1942 2 22 3 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Cecil Upshaw 23 R R 6' 6" 205 Oct 22, 1942 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Charlie Vaughan 18 R L 6' 1" 185 Oct 6, 1947 1st 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Woody Woodward 23 R R 6' 2" 180 Sep 23, 1942 4 144 136 144 142 0 0 0 79 0 73 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.4
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1965 / 1967 Roster (40-man)