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1949 Boston Braves

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1948 / 1950

75-79, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Billy Southworth (55-54) and Johnny Cooney (20-25)
Scored 706 runs, Allowed 719 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-78

Ballparks: Braves Field · Attendance: 1,081,795 (6th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 95, Pitching - 94 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 96


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1948 / 1950 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Del Crandall 19 67 239 228 21 60 10 1 4 34 2 9 18 .263 .291 .368 .660 80 84 8 0 2
2 1B Elbie Fletcher* 33 122 518 413 57 108 19 3 11 51 1 84 65 .262 .396 .402 .798 119 166 10 8 13
3 2B Eddie Stanky 33 138 628 506 90 144 24 5 1 42 3 113 41 .285 .417 .358 .775 114 181 8 2 7
4 SS Al Dark 27 130 573 529 74 146 23 5 3 53 5 31 43 .276 .317 .355 .673 84 188 10 1 11
5 3B Bob Elliott 32 139 578 482 77 135 29 5 17 76 0 90 38 .280 .395 .467 .862 135 225 16 2 4
6 OF Tommy Holmes* 32 117 424 380 47 101 20 4 8 59 1 39 6 .266 .337 .403 .740 102 153 10 2 4
7 OF Marv Rickert* 28 100 300 277 44 81 18 3 6 49 1 23 38 .292 .347 .444 .791 115 123 7 0 1
8 OF Jim Russell# 30 130 486 415 57 96 22 1 8 54 3 64 68 .231 .337 .347 .684 88 144 9 2 5
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 UT Sibby Sisti 28 101 311 268 39 69 12 0 5 22 1 34 42 .257 .343 .358 .701 92 96 9 1 8
10 OF Pete Reiser* 30 84 258 221 32 60 8 3 8 40 3 33 42 .271 .369 .443 .812 121 98 4 1 3
11 OF Ed Sauer 30 79 234 214 26 57 12 0 3 31 0 17 34 .266 .323 .364 .688 88 78 5 1 2
12 IF Connie Ryan 29 85 234 208 28 52 13 1 6 20 1 21 30 .250 .319 .409 .727 98 85 4 0 4
13 C Bill Salkeld* 32 66 210 161 17 41 5 0 5 25 1 44 24 .255 .417 .379 .796 120 61 5 1 3
14 OF Clint Conatser 27 53 167 152 10 40 6 0 3 16 0 14 19 .263 .325 .362 .687 88 55 6 0 1
15 OF Jeff Heath* 34 36 126 111 17 34 7 0 9 23 0 15 26 .306 .389 .613 1.002 170 68 2 0 0
16 C Phil Masi 33 37 120 105 13 22 2 0 0 6 1 14 10 .210 .303 .229 .531 48 24 5 0 1
17 1B Earl Torgeson* 25 25 113 100 17 26 5 1 4 19 4 13 4 .260 .345 .450 .795 116 45 3 0 0
18 C Mickey Livingston 34 28 69 64 6 15 2 1 0 6 0 3 5 .234 .290 .297 .587 61 19 0 2 0
19 1B Ray Sanders* 32 9 25 21 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 9 .143 .280 .190 .470 31 4 0 0 0
20 OF Don Thompson* 25 7 11 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .182 .182 .182 .364 -0 2 0 0 0
21 1B Al Lakeman 30 3 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .167 .286 .167 .452 27 1 1 0 0
22 Steve Kuczek 24 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 702 2 0 0 0
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
23 P Warren Spahn* 28 40 120 111 11 18 0 0 2 10 1 4 27 .162 .191 .216 .408 11 24 1 0 5
24 P Johnny Sain 31 39 102 97 10 20 3 0 0 3 0 2 2 .206 .222 .237 .459 26 23 2 0 3
25 P Vern Bickford 28 37 93 81 7 15 0 0 0 8 0 2 20 .185 .205 .185 .390 8 15 4 0 10
26 P Bill Voiselle 30 30 64 61 1 7 2 0 0 5 0 4 7 .115 .169 .148 .317 -12 9 0 0 0
27 P Johnny Antonelli* 19 22 32 25 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .120 .154 .120 .274 -24 3 0 0 5
28 P Nels Potter* 37 41 27 23 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 7 .130 .200 .174 .374 3 4 1 0 0
29 P Bobby Hogue 28 33 24 21 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .318 .286 .604 67 6 0 0 3
30 P Bob Hall 25 31 22 22 1 8 1 0 0 2 0 0 7 .364 .364 .409 .773 111 9 0 0 0
31 P Glenn Elliott# 29 22 20 17 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .059 .158 .059 .217 -38 1 0 0 1
32 P Red Barrett 34 23 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 10 1 0 0 0
33 P Johnny Beazley 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 P Clyde Shoun* 37 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.9 157 6141 5336 706 1376 246 33 103 654 28 684 656 .258 .345 .374 .719 97 1997 130 23 96
Rank in 8 NL teams 4 4 5 3 8 5 6 1 7 6 3 6 4 7 6
Non-Pitcher Totals 30.0 157 5632 4873 672 1294 239 33 101 626 27 666 564 .266 .357 .390 .747 104 1902 122 23 69
Pitcher Totals 28.7 157 509 463 34 82 7 0 2 28 1 18 92 .177 .208 .205 .413 14 95 8 0 27
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Warren Spahn* 28 21 14 .600 3.07 38 38 0 25 4 0 302.1 283 125 103 27 86 151 3 0 4 1258 124 3.56 1.221 8.4 0.8 2.6 4.5 1.76
2 SP Johnny Sain 31 10 17 .370 4.81 37 36 1 16 1 0 243.0 285 150 130 15 75 73 4 0 1 1072 79 3.69 1.481 10.6 0.6 2.8 2.7 0.97
3 SP Vern Bickford 28 16 11 .593 4.25 37 36 1 15 2 0 230.2 246 125 109 20 106 101 6 1 3 1026 89 4.22 1.526 9.6 0.8 4.1 3.9 0.95
4 SP Bill Voiselle 30 7 8 .467 4.04 30 22 4 5 4 1 169.1 170 84 76 14 78 63 1 0 6 737 94 4.24 1.465 9.0 0.7 4.1 3.3 0.81
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
5 CL Nels Potter 37 6 11 .353 4.19 41 3 29 1 0 7 96.2 99 49 45 6 30 57 1 0 0 418 91 3.10 1.334 9.2 0.6 2.8 5.3 1.90
6 RP Johnny Antonelli* 19 3 7 .300 3.56 22 10 6 3 1 0 96.0 99 49 38 6 42 48 2 0 3 416 107 3.70 1.469 9.3 0.6 3.9 4.5 1.14
7 RP Bob Hall 25 6 4 .600 4.36 31 6 13 2 0 0 74.1 77 40 36 7 41 43 1 0 1 333 88 4.27 1.587 9.3 0.8 5.0 5.2 1.05
8 RP Bobby Hogue 28 2 2 .500 3.13 33 0 14 0 0 3 72.0 78 30 25 4 25 23 2 0 0 314 122 3.72 1.431 9.8 0.5 3.1 2.9 0.92
9 RP Red Barrett 34 1 1 .500 5.68 23 0 15 0 0 0 44.1 58 32 28 4 10 17 2 0 2 197 67 3.73 1.534 11.8 0.8 2.0 3.5 1.70
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
10 Glenn Elliott* 29 3 4 .429 3.95 22 6 4 1 0 0 68.1 70 35 30 7 27 15 0 0 2 291 97 4.59 1.420 9.2 0.9 3.6 2.0 0.56
11 Johnny Beazley 31 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2.51 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
12 Clyde Shoun* 37 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2.51 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Team Totals 28.9 75 79 .487 3.99 157 157 89 68 12 11 1400.0 1466 719 620 110 520 591 22 1 22 6072 96 3.85 1.419 9.4 0.7 3.3 3.8 1.14
Rank in 8 NL teams 4 5 5 1 3 6 4 7 5 5 4 3 3
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Johnny Antonelli 19 22 10 3 23 5 14 4 0 .826 0.86 2 5 71% 43% 1 P
Red Barrett 34 23 0 0 18 3 14 1 0 .944 0.74 0 2 100% 42% 0 P
Johnny Beazley 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 P
Vern Bickford 28 37 36 15 58 7 50 1 3 .983 1.54 7 4 36% 43% 0 P
Clint Conatser 27 44 35 27 103 93 5 5 0 .951 2.23 OF
Del Crandall 19 63 59 55 332 287 39 6 5 .982 5.17 2 10 16 17 52% 43% 0 C
Al Dark 27 129 127 123 654 233 395 26 76 .960 4.87 SS-3B
Bob Elliott 32 129 127 123 458 141 300 17 27 .963 3.39 3B
Glenn Elliott 29 22 6 1 18 2 16 0 1 1.000 0.82 3 0 0% 43% 0 P
Elbie Fletcher 33 121 114 111 1045 965 71 9 96 .991 8.56 1B
Bob Hall 25 31 6 2 8 3 3 2 0 .750 0.19 8 3 27% 43% 0 P
Jeff Heath 34 31 27 16 59 56 2 1 1 .983 1.87 OF
Bobby Hogue 28 33 0 0 24 3 21 0 1 1.000 0.73 3 1 25% 42% 1 P
Tommy Holmes 32 103 97 88 223 210 10 3 4 .987 2.14 OF
Al Lakeman 30 2 2 0 21 19 2 0 2 1.000 10.50 1B
Mickey Livingston 34 22 16 12 87 76 9 2 0 .977 3.86 1 3 7 4 36% 43% 2 C
Phil Masi 33 37 27 24 148 134 13 1 1 .993 3.97 1 2 9 6 40% 43% 1 C
Nels Potter 37 41 3 1 23 2 20 1 1 .957 0.54 6 3 33% 43% 0 P
Pete Reiser 30 66 55 44 156 142 10 4 4 .974 2.27 OF-3B
Marv Rickert 28 86 63 45 243 223 14 6 8 .975 2.72 OF-1B
Jim Russell 30 120 107 96 279 269 3 7 3 .975 2.27 OF
Connie Ryan 29 58 51 41 257 118 131 8 24 .969 4.02 3B-SS-2B-1B
Johnny Sain 31 37 36 16 52 14 35 3 2 .942 1.32 9 10 53% 43% 2 P
Bill Salkeld 32 63 55 39 256 230 21 5 3 .980 3.98 4 8 19 9 32% 43% 0 C
Ray Sanders 32 7 7 3 62 52 9 1 2 .984 8.71 1B
Ed Sauer 30 71 54 42 141 134 3 4 1 .972 1.93 OF
Clyde Shoun 37 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 P
Sibby Sisti 28 87 71 55 243 156 80 7 11 .971 2.68 OF-2B-SS-3B
Warren Spahn 28 38 38 25 59 14 41 4 2 .932 1.45 6 3 33% 43% 4 P
Eddie Stanky 33 135 134 123 726 357 354 15 92 .979 5.27 2B
Don Thompson 25 2 2 2 5 4 0 1 0 .800 2.00 OF
Earl Torgeson 25 25 25 24 253 242 8 3 21 .988 10.00 1B
Bill Voiselle 30 30 22 5 43 7 34 2 2 .953 1.37 7 5 42% 42% 1 P
Team Totals 29.8 157 1412 1161 6077 4201 1727 149 393 .975 3.44 8 23 51 36 41% 43% 12
Rank in 8 NL teams 5 6 4
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Johnny Antonelli* 19 22 32 -5 0 0 0 4 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .493 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 Amateur Free Agent 1
Red Barrett 34 23 5 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Purchased 1
Johnny Beazley 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased /1
Vern Bickford 28 37 93 -11 0 -0 0 10 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .496 .499 -0.2 0.0 -1 Free Agency 1
Clint Conatser 27 53 167 -2 -0 -0 0 -2 -4 -0.5 7 2 0.2 .491 .497 0.2 -0.2 2 Rule 5 Draft O978
Del Crandall 19 67 239 -6 -0 -1 1 2 -4 -0.4 9 5 0.5 .494 .497 0.4 0.3 4 Amateur Free Agent 2
Al Dark 27 130 573 -11 2 3 -6 8 -4 -0.4 22 19 1.8 .497 .498 2.5 0.2 25 Amateur Free Agent *6/5
Bob Elliott 32 139 578 27 0 -2 4 0 29 2.9 23 52 5.2 .521 .518 4.8 0.4 48 Traded *5
Glenn Elliott# 29 22 20 -3 0 0 0 2 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .494 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Purchased 1
Elbie Fletcher* 33 122 518 15 -1 1 -3 -6 6 0.6 20 27 2.7 .506 .504 3.0 -0.9 30 Amateur Free Agent *3
Bob Hall 25 31 22 0 0 0 0 2 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .508 .502 0.3 0.0 3 Traded 1
Jeff Heath* 34 36 126 10 -1 -0 0 -1 8 0.8 5 13 1.3 .522 .505 1.3 -0.2 13 Purchased O7/9
Bobby Hogue 28 33 24 -1 0 0 0 3 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .507 .501 0.2 0.0 2 Purchased 1
Tommy Holmes* 32 117 424 3 -1 -1 6 -5 2 0.1 17 18 1.8 .502 .501 1.2 0.1 12 Traded *O9
Steve Kuczek 24 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .573 .500 0.1 0.0 1
Al Lakeman 30 3 7 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .479 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 Purchased /3
Mickey Livingston 34 28 69 -3 0 1 0 1 -2 -0.2 3 1 0.1 .494 .499 0.1 0.1 1 Waivers 2
Phil Masi 33 37 120 -7 -0 -1 1 1 -6 -0.6 5 -1 -0.2 .483 .496 -0.3 0.2 -2 Free Agency 2
Nels Potter* 37 41 27 -3 0 -0 0 3 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Free Agency 1
Pete Reiser* 30 84 258 7 -1 1 -1 -1 4 0.4 10 14 1.4 .505 .502 1.5 -0.2 15 Traded O87/5
Marv Rickert* 28 100 300 5 2 -0 0 -4 3 0.2 12 15 1.4 .503 .502 1.5 -0.4 15 Traded O793/8
Jim Russell# 30 130 486 -6 1 -0 -7 -2 -14 -1.6 19 5 0.4 .489 .491 1.1 -0.9 12 Traded *O87
Connie Ryan 29 85 234 -1 -0 -0 -2 2 -1 -0.2 9 8 0.8 .498 .499 1.0 -0.0 10 Traded 564/3
Johnny Sain 31 39 102 -10 -1 -0 0 11 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased 1
Bill Salkeld* 32 66 210 7 -1 0 0 2 8 0.8 8 17 1.7 .513 .505 1.7 0.2 17 Traded 2
Ray Sanders* 32 9 25 -2 -0 0 1 -0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .486 .499 -0.1 0.1 -1 Purchased /3
Ed Sauer 30 79 234 -4 -1 -0 -2 -3 -9 -0.9 9 0 -0.0 .488 .494 0.2 -0.5 2 Traded O798
Clyde Shoun* 37 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased /1
Sibby Sisti 28 101 311 -2 -0 -1 -4 1 -6 -0.7 12 6 0.5 .494 .496 1.0 -0.3 10 $10,000 Amateur Free Agent O74689/5
Warren Spahn* 28 40 120 -14 1 0 0 13 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Amateur Free Agent 1
Eddie Stanky 33 138 628 18 2 0 -8 6 18 1.8 24 42 4.2 .513 .511 5.0 -0.2 50 Traded *4
Don Thompson* 25 7 11 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .479 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Rule 5 Draft /O9
Earl Torgeson* 25 25 113 2 2 0 -3 -1 1 0.1 4 5 0.5 .503 .501 0.8 -0.4 8 Traded 3
Bill Voiselle 30 30 64 -9 0 -0 0 7 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .493 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 Traded 1
Team Total 29.9 1877 6141 -9 4 0 -23 54 26 1.5 220 246 23.8 .501 .501 26.6 -2.6 269 $10,000
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Johnny Antonelli* 19 95.0 22 10 49 4.64 4.51 -0.14 0.00 95.7 4.45 -2 -0.2 .5 -0.1 0.8 9 .490 .499 Amateur Free Agent
Red Barrett 34 44.1 23 0 32 6.50 4.52 -0.16 0.00 94.2 4.41 -10 -1.0 .6 0.2 -0.4 -5 .455 .494 Purchased
Johnny Beazley 31 2.0 1 0 0 0.00 4.40 -0.13 0.00 88.0 3.98 1 0.1 .1 -0.0 0.1 1 .597 .501 Purchased
Vern Bickford 28 230.2 37 36 125 4.88 4.49 -0.15 0.00 93.7 4.34 -14 -1.4 2.2 -0.1 0.9 12 .462 .491 Free Agency
Glenn Elliott* 29 68.1 22 6 35 4.61 4.57 -0.15 0.00 98.1 4.63 0 0.0 .7 -0.1 0.7 8 .500 .500 Purchased
Bob Hall 25 75.1 31 6 40 4.78 4.47 -0.14 0.00 98.0 4.51 -2 -0.2 .7 -0.1 0.5 6 .492 .499 Traded
Bobby Hogue 28 72.0 33 0 30 3.75 4.54 -0.16 0.00 96.1 4.51 6 0.6 1.0 -0.1 1.3 14 .519 .504 Purchased
Nels Potter 37 96.2 41 3 49 4.56 4.61 -0.14 0.00 94.4 4.48 -1 -0.1 2.2 -0.2 0.8 10 .498 .499 Free Agency
Johnny Sain 31 243.0 37 36 150 5.56 4.50 -0.16 0.00 95.1 4.43 -31 -3.0 4.1 -0.1 -0.5 -3 .420 .482 Purchased
Clyde Shoun* 37 1.0 1 0 0 0.00 4.77 -0.16 0.00 98.0 4.83 1 0.1 .0 -0.0 0.0 1 .557 .500 Purchased
Warren Spahn* 28 302.1 38 38 125 3.72 4.54 -0.14 0.00 94.9 4.44 24 2.6 -0.1 5.6 58 .567 .516 Amateur Free Agent
Bill Voiselle 30 169.1 30 22 84 4.46 4.59 -0.15 0.00 94.7 4.49 0 0.0 .6 -0.1 1.7 19 .501 .500 Traded
Team Total 28.9 1400.0 316 157 719 4.62 4.53 -0.15 0.00 95.1 4.45 -29 -2.6 1.1 -0.8 11.6 128 .492 .498
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1948 / 1950 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics