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1928 Boston Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 50-103 .327
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 631-867 -236
Roster Continuity 67.56% 12/16
Manager(s): Rogers Hornsby, Jack Slattery
General Manager:
Location:
Ballpark: Braves Field
Attendance: 227,001 15/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Art Devlin
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9559.617--
9361.6042.0
9163.5914.0
8567.5599.0
7874.51316.0
7776.50317.5
50103.32744.5
43109.28351.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
-Lance RichbourgOF30   148612105206261225211623929 .337.399.428827.092.211.3570.63306.0262685
-Les Bell3B26   15359158164367109114045025 .277.323.413736.135.205.2871.1359.1244656
-Eddie BrownOF36   1425234514028225962422418 .268.305.340645.073.130.2770.92261.5178569
-George Sisler1B35   11849171167264468113015214 .340.380.434814.094.177.3450.50122.8213537
-Rogers Hornsby2B32   140486991884272194510741125 .387.498.6321130.245.475.3940.3823.1307619
-Doc FarrellSS26   1344833610414234332626519 .215.263.271534.056.116.2221.00161.0131533
-Zack TaylorC29   125399361001512302332937 .251.313.308621.058.145.2660.88199.5123442
-Jack SmithOF33   9625430719213262114014 .280.335.343678.063.169.2930.67254.087289
-Eddie MooreOF29   6821527519021871912010 .237.299.307606.070.191.2440.63107.566244
-Heinie MuellerOF38   421512534310191179311 .225.316.258574.033.152.2390.53--39182
-Dick Burrus1B30   64137153760313119821 .270.367.380747.109.255.2700.4245.752159
-Al SpohrerC25   5112415273009151110 .218.254.242496.024.073.2392.20--30130
-Earl ClarkOF20   2811218349101004823 .304.339.402741.098.134.3272.00--45121
-Howard FreigauSS-2B25   52109112881117191414 .257.319.376695.119.211.2871.56109.041123
-Bob SmithP33   39921123201821606 .250.258.304562.054.087.2596.0092.02899
-Ed BrandtP23   39705174003091203 .243.329.300629.057.186.2931.33--2182
-Art DelaneyP33   396349000002801 .143.169.143312.000.032.1644.00--966
-Jimmy CooneySS33   185127000312500 .137.170.137307.000.059.1522.50--753
-Johnny CooneyP27   334127000204301 .171.244.171415.000.098.1840.75--746
-Kent GreenfieldP25   323812000000807 .053.053.053106.000.000.067----245
-Ben CantwellP26   222935000100600 .172.172.172344.000.000.217----529
-Joe GenewichP31   132601000001404 .038.074.038112.000.038.0454.00--131
-Doc Gautreau2B26   231835010114300 .278.409.389798.111.389.3330.75--722
-Virgil BarnesP31   161711000001602 .059.111.059170.000.059.0916.00--120
-Dave HarrisOF27   71722100002600 .118.211.176387.059.176.1823.00--319
-Charlie RobertsonP32   131720000004402 .000.190.000190.000.235.0001.00--023
-Luke UrbanC30   151703000200111 .176.222.176398.000.000.188----319
-Foster EdwardsP24   211111000200402 .091.091.091182.000.000.143----113
-Charlie Fitzberger24   7702000000300 .286.286.286572.000.000.500----27
-Bonnie HollingsworthP32   7601000000100 .167.167.167334.000.000.200----16
-Dinny McNamaraOF22   9421000000101 .250.250.250500.000.000.333----15
-Bill ClarksonP29   19300000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
-Johnny WertsP30   10301000000000 .333.333.333666.000.000.333----13
-Bill CroninC25   3210000001000 .000.333.000333.000.500.0000.00--03
-Hal GoldsmithP29   4200000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
-Clay TouchstoneP25   5200000000000 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
-Earl WilliamsC25   3200000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
-Bunny HearnP24   7100000000000 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
-Art MillsP25   4100000000000 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
-Emilio PalmeroP33   3100000000001 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Batting Totals177252286311439241415257760447377270191 .275.332.367699.092.189.2890.84100.519185866
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
-Bob Smith33   13173.87382514092244.12741381051174593001.4310.110.412.732.180.80
-Ed Brandt23   9215.08383112120225.123414112722109844001.529.360.884.363.360.77
-Art Delaney33   9173.80392280122192.1197100811156452101.329.230.522.632.110.80
-Kent Greenfield25   3115.3132235050143.217310085660305001.6210.810.383.751.880.50
-Ben Cantwell26   335.10229308090.01126351736181001.6411.200.703.601.800.50
-Johnny Cooney27   374.302462013189.21064743731180001.5210.600.703.101.800.58
-Joe Genewich31   374.111311401080.28843371418151001.319.781.562.001.670.83
-Virgil Barnes31   275.851610101060.186423932670001.8712.900.453.901.050.27
-Charlie Robertson32   255.34137304159.1734035516172001.5111.140.762.442.591.06
-Foster Edwards24   215.692132010049.1673631223171001.8412.310.374.223.120.74
-Bill Clarkson29   026.69191009034.253292622282002.1413.630.515.662.060.36
-Bonnie Hollingsworth32   025.3272003022.1301913213100001.9512.270.825.324.090.77
-Johnny Werts30   0210.50102005018.13122212850002.1715.501.004.002.500.63
-Bunny Hearn24   106.3070002010.06870880001.405.400.007.207.201.00
-Hal Goldsmith29   003.384000108.114532110001.8815.752.251.131.131.00
-Clay Touchstone25   004.505000208.015840210002.1316.880.002.251.130.50
-Art Mills25   0012.384000307.21711113800003.1319.133.389.000.000.00
-Emilio Palmero33   015.143100206.214840200002.2918.000.002.570.000.00
-Ray Boggs23   005.404000405.02330702101.803.600.0012.600.000.00
-Guy Morrison32   0012.001000103.04441300002.3312.003.009.000.000.00
-George Sisler35   000.001000101.00000100001.000.000.009.000.000.00
Batting Totals501034.833211535419861360159686773010052434323201.5610.560.663.472.270.65
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Zack TaylorC1243678378.9850.00
Al SpohrerC481022231.9760.00
Luke UrbanC10125001.0000.00
Bill CroninC320011.0000.00
Earl WilliamsC110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Sisler1B11811888615100.9880.00
Dick Burrus1B3228615729.9770.00
Johnny Cooney1B316012.9410.00
Eddie Brown1B170001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rogers Hornsby2B1402954502185.9730.00
Howard Freigau2B11202744.9220.00
Jimmy Cooney2B441211.9410.00
Doc Gautreau2B41211.7500.00
Doc Farrell2B101001.0000.00
Eddie Moore2B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Les Bell3B1531773142737.9480.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Doc FarrellSS1322894185173.9330.00
Howard FreigauSS14283345.9380.00
Jimmy CooneySS112331110.9820.00
Doc GautreauSS110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lance RichbourgOF1483678111.9720.00
Eddie BrownOF1293026133.9600.00
Jack SmithOF65165420.9880.00
Eddie MooreOF54131763.9580.00
Heinie MuellerOF41127621.9850.00
Earl ClarkOF2777010.9870.00
Dave HarrisOF610020.8330.00
Dinny McNamaraOF370001.0000.00
Johnny CooneyOF220001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Art DelaneyP39192134723.9682.81
Ed BrandtP38225361031.0002.56
Bob SmithP38244166635.9653.02
Kent GreenfieldP3214383722.9572.83
Johnny CooneyP24891132031.0004.34
Ben CantwellP229052731.9143.20
Foster EdwardsP2149310011.0002.38
Bill ClarksonP193421411.9414.21
Virgil BarnesP166021210.9332.10
Joe GenewichP1380324011.0003.03
Charlie RobertsonP1359111011.0001.83
Johnny WertsP101815001.0002.98
Bunny HearnP71001001.0000.90
Bonnie HollingsworthP72207001.0002.85
Clay TouchstoneP5803001.0003.38
Ray BoggsP4501001.0001.80
Hal GoldsmithP481410.8335.56
Art MillsP4711001.0002.50
Emilio PalmeroP3601001.0001.45
Guy MorrisonP1302001.0006.00
George SislerP110000.0000.00


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