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1932 Boston Braves

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1931 / 1933

77-77, Finished 5th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bill McKechnie (77-77)
Scored 649 runs, Allowed 655 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-78

Ballparks: Braves Field · Attendance: 507,606 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 96, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 94, Pitching - 94

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1931 / 1933 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 9, 1931

Traded Al Bool and $10,000 to Milwaukee (American Association). Received Art Shires.

November 17, 1931

Purchased Bill Akers from Kansas City (American Association).

Sold Freddie Maguire to Louisville (American Association).

December 1, 1931

Sold Johnny Neun to the New York Yankees.

December 9, 1931

Sold Bill Cronin to the Chicago Cubs.

Sold Earl Sheely to the Chicago Cubs.

Traded Bill Dreesen and Hal Haid to Seattle (PCL). Received Fritz Knothe.

December 17, 1931

Lance Richbourg selected by the Chicago Cubs off waivers.


Signed Ray Mueller as an amateur free agent.

March 19, 1932

Purchased Freddy Leach from the New York Giants for $10,000.

April 27, 1932 (Standings)

Sold Buster Chatham to Atlanta (Southern Association).

May 16, 1932 (Standings)

Released Bill Sherdel.

May 25, 1932 (Standings)

Signed Hod Ford as a free agent.

June 6, 1932 (Standings)

Purchased Hub Pruett from the New York Yankees.

August 5, 1932 (Standings)

Traded Bill Akers, Bruce Cunningham and Bill McAfee to Baltimore (International). Received Buck Jordan. Trade was voided and players returned on August 8, 1932.

August 9, 1932 (Standings)

Bill McAfee selected by the Washington Senators off waivers.

August 10, 1932 (Standings)

Purchased Dutch Holland from Seattle (PCL).

August 21, 1932 (Standings)

Signed Johnny Schulte as a free agent.

November, 1932

Released Johnny Schulte.

December 15, 1932

Traded Bucky Walters and $60,000 to Mission (PCL). Received Dick Gyselman and Al Wright.

December 29, 1932

Purchased Shanty Hogan from the New York Giants for $25,000.

February 20, 1933

Signed Ed Fallenstein as a free agent.

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1931 / 1933 Trades and Transactions