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1952 Boston Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 64-89 .418
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 569-651 -82
Roster Continuity 67.27% 14/16
Manager(s): Charlie Grimm, Tommy Holmes
General Manager: John Quinn (1952-12-31)
Location:
Ballpark: Braves Field
Attendance: 281,278 16/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bucky Walters
Assistant Coach: Bob Keely
Assistant Coach: Johnny Cooney
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9657.627--
9262.5974.5
8866.5718.5
8767.5659.5
7777.50019.5
6985.44827.5
6489.41832.0
42112.27354.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Sam JethroeOF34   60879141
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7
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5828968112938.232.318.357675.125.268.2651.6546.8217688
41Eddie Mathews3B20   52880128
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5
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25
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586459115159.242.320.447767.205.320.2651.9521.1236593
4Sid GordonOF34   52269151
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2
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25
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750477493410.289.384.483867.193.333.2810.6420.9252606
23Johnny LoganSS25   45656129
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3
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4
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421231334910.283.334.368702.086.151.2981.06114.0168500
9Earl Torgeson1B28   3824988
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17
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05
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341178138178.230.366.314680.084.306.2450.4776.4120471
39Walker CooperC37   3493382
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55102232137.235.282.361643.126.192.2351.4534.9126375
6Jack Dittmer2B24   3262663
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41102626129.193.255.291546.098.181.1911.0046.695355
18Bob ThorpeOF25   2922076
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2631542147.260.275.332607.072.096.2968.4097.397302
13Sibby Sisti2B-OF31   2451952
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242014430109.212.255.310565.098.163.2423.0761.376269
7Jack DanielsOF24   2193141
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14332830361.187.288.247535.059.187.2091.07109.554256
37George Crowe1B29   2172556
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20011825505.258.329.382711.124.203.2771.3954.383240
14Paul BurrisC28   1681437
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2100719129.220.256.280536.060.101.2382.7184.047178
21Warren SpahnP31   1121018
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910423020.161.190.250440.089.134.1845.7556.028118
42Ebba St. ClaireC30   108523
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401812013.213.267.287554.074.139.2231.5054.031117
12Roy Hartsfield2B26   1071328
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0400512042.262.295.355650.093.140.2952.40--38116
19Jim WilsonP30   86414
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00800215030.163.182.186368.023.047.1977.50--1691
10Jack CusickSS24   78513
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0060169006.167.226.179405.013.077.1881.50--1484
27Willard MarshallOF31   66515
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110044003.227.271.409680.182.242.2171.0033.02770
36Max SurkontP30   6327
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00300316071.111.152.159311.048.095.1495.33--1073
6Billy Reed2B29   52413
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00000005122.250.264.250514.000.000.277----1355
8Pete WhisenantOF22   52310
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00711413002.192.250.231481.038.115.2563.25--1256
24Vern BickfordP31   5129
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0030009052.176.176.196372.020.020.214----1056
33Lew BurdetteP25   3514
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00000038162.114.205.114319.000.086.1482.67--445
40,44Buzz ClarksonSS37   2535
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00010033000.200.286.200486.000.120.2271.00--528
32Ernie JohnsonP28   2222
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0020023041.091.167.136303.045.136.1051.50--328
22Virgil JesterP24   1934
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020014020.211.250.316566.105.158.2674.00--622
29,30Dave ColeP21   80000000004000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
11Sheldon JonesP30   811
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00010001010.125.125.125250.000.000.143----19
16Bob ChipmanP33   522
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00000012000.400.500.400900.000.200.6672.00--26
56Gene ConleyP21   502
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00010000001.400.400.400800.000.000.400----25
2Billy KlausSS23   43000000011000.000.200.000200.000.250.0001.00--05
20Dick DonovanP24   30000000003000.000.000.0000.000.000-----03
Batting Totals18225221569121418731110530583448371132092117.233.298.343641.111.208.2511.4747.517935796
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
21Warren Spahn31   14192.98403519553290.02631099619731835001.168.160.592.275.682.51
19Jim Wilson30   12144.23333314000234.023411411019901041001.389.000.733.464.001.16
36Max Surkont30   12133.77312912310215.0201959019761257001.298.410.803.185.231.64
24Vern Bickford31   7123.7526227130161.11657367764624001.429.220.393.583.470.97
33Lew Burdette25   6113.6145950227137.01385855847472201.359.070.533.093.091.00
32Ernie Johnson28   634.1129102110192.01005342731452101.429.780.683.034.401.45
22Virgil Jester24   353.33198415073.0803127523250101.419.860.622.843.081.09
11Sheldon Jones30   144.763910018170.0814537831403001.6010.411.033.995.141.29
29,30Dave Cole21   114.002230010044.2382120242223001.787.600.408.404.400.52
16Bob Chipman33   112.792900012041.2281513520161001.146.001.074.293.430.80
20Dick Donovan24   025.5472003113.01810811260002.3112.460.698.314.150.50
56Gene Conley21   037.6243001012.22316114960002.4615.922.776.234.150.67
22Bert Thiel26   117.714000107.011761460002.1414.141.295.147.711.50
30Dick Hoover26   007.202000104.28441300002.2014.401.805.400.000.00
Batting Totals64893.78330155631192131396138865158610652568728401.378.950.683.384.431.31
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Walker CooperC894175588.9830.00
Paul BurrisC5020816031.0000.00
Ebba St. ClaireC341512154.9720.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Earl Torgeson1B105931731186.9890.00
George Crowe1B5547642840.9850.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jack Dittmer2B90228267960.9820.00
Sibby Sisti2B337370514.9660.00
Roy Hartsfield2B296173710.9500.00
Billy Reed2B14223246.9310.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie Mathews3B1421602591921.9570.00
Sibby Sisti3B9101942.8790.00
Jack Cusick3B302001.0000.00
Buzz Clarkson3B22510.8750.00
Sid Gordon3B234001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny LoganSS1172473851881.9720.00
Jack CusickSS28455034.9690.00
Sibby SistiSS18254056.9290.00
Buzz ClarksonSS69610.9370.00
Billy KlausSS41010.5000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sam JethroeOF15141310133.9700.00
Sid GordonOF142263910.9960.00
Jack DanielsOF87119632.9770.00
Bob ThorpeOF72132943.9720.00
Sibby SistiOF2334020.9440.00
Willard MarshallOF1627323.9370.00
Pete WhisenantOF1434212.9730.00
Earl TorgesonOF54110.8330.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lew BurdetteP4513792913.9742.50
Warren SpahnP40290185654.9372.30
Sheldon JonesP397041311.9442.19
Jim WilsonP33234213214.9812.04
Max SurkontP3121593853.9041.97
Bob ChipmanP29413811.9172.40
Ernie JohnsonP299292113.9682.93
Vern BickfordP26161123214.9782.46
Dave ColeP224419011.0002.04
Virgil JesterP19736811.9331.73
Dick DonovanP7130610.8574.15
Gene ConleyP41212001.0002.21
Bert ThielP4701001.0001.29
Dick HooverP2410001.0002.14


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