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1952 Boston Braves (MLB)

+ Starting Pitcher Log
Nickname:
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: Bob Keely
Assistant Coach: Johnny Cooney
Assistant Coach: Bucky Walters
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
  • A complete listing of starting pitchers and boxscore results for the selected team and season.
  • A Quality start (QS) is defined as pitching 6 or more innings with 3 or least earned runs.
  • Game Score (Gsc) was derived by Bill James was created to provide a more precise measure of a pitcher's start. See calculation
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    11952-04-15L 2-3 vs BROWarren SpahnL0-1Q117368911330240003855 3.001.44117744363.251810148230.3
    21952-04-16L 8-14 vs BROMax SurkontL0-1-1144390.1344020000618----25131252.00432120.5
    31952-04-17L 2-8 vs BROGene ConleyL0-1-1111411441210002523 9.003.2574502467.5714864150.3
    41952-04-18W 3-2 @PHIJim Wilson-0-0Q11211673221120002564 2.570.57-------6140.4
    51952-04-19W 9-7 @PHIWarren Spahn-0-1-2274694.28401010002139 1.931.50-------2110.2
    61952-04-20L 3-4 @PHIVern Bickford-0-0Q11585299331130003659 3.001.11-------11120.9
    71952-04-20W 2-1 @PHIDave ColeW1-0Q2128876110211012760 2.251.38-------5120.4
    81952-04-22L 1-2 @BROMax Surkont-0-1Q22454076111390013167 6.432.00120665455.00141915690.7
    91952-04-22L 1-3 @BROJim WilsonL0-1Q22221785330480003264 3.000.87126685853.971513207130.5
    101952-04-23L 5-9 @NY1Gene ConleyL0-2-22223.14663240021727 12.862.71-------140.3
    111952-04-24W 6-3 @NY1Warren Spahn-0-1Q33757068320301002743 2.251.60-------5130.4
    121952-04-26L 0-8 vs PHIVern BickfordL0-1-22595369870441003124 6.001.53-------1042.5
    131952-04-29W 5-1 @PITWarren SpahnW1-1Q447671951005110003681 1.551.45-------5100.5
    141952-04-30L 5-11 @PITDave ColeL1-1-3229920220820001438 3.601.90-------221.0
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    151952-05-01L 6-7 @CINVern BickfordL0-2-3360546.19750230003331 6.431.62-------1091.1
    161952-05-02W 2-1 @CINJim WilsonW1-1Q33231897100360003674 1.880.96-------7130.5
    171952-05-03L 1-8 @CINGene ConleyL0-3-43434.18610400002628 7.622.46-------871.1
    181952-05-04L 3-4 @SLNWarren SpahnL1-2Q55777279430020003047 2.001.42-------1271.7
    191952-05-06L 0-2 @CHNVern BickfordL0-3Q44615575220240002561 5.461.46-------771.0
    201952-05-08W 6-4 @CHNJim WilsonW2-1-44241954220730002547 2.171.17-------380.4
    211952-05-10L 2-4 vs NY1Warren SpahnL1-3-6678736.212440140013335 2.571.52-------690.7
    221952-05-13W 3-1 vs PITVern BickfordW1-3Q55625699110400003861 4.381.46-------16101.6
    231952-05-14W 4-3 vs PITMax SurkontW1-1Q334641109331780004563 4.241.76-------10110.9
    241952-05-16W 8-3 vs SLNWarren SpahnW2-3Q77797497330170003567 2.651.41-------8120.7
    251952-05-17L 4-5 vs SLNJim WilsonL2-2-55252076540321013146 2.751.19-------1191.2
    261952-05-22L 0-3 vs CHNVern BickfordL1-4Q66635789320360003557 4.001.47-------6110.5
    271952-05-22W 5-0 vs CHNWarren SpahnW3-3Q88807599000070003576 2.251.35-------6130.5
    281952-05-23L 3-5 @NY1Max SurkontL1-2-44474266551160002445 5.091.61-------290.2
    291952-05-24L 4-5 @NY1Jim WilsonL2-3-66262175441430002950 3.141.21-------7100.7
    301952-05-27W 4-2 @PHIWarren SpahnW4-3Q998176118211350004477 2.031.30-------15141.1
    311952-05-27L 4-5 @PHIVern Bickford-1-4Q7764588.18331320003453 3.831.43-------10120.8
    321952-05-29L 3-7 @BROMax SurkontL1-3-5548434.18552210002225 5.791.6875462961.336615971.3
    331952-05-30L 4-5 @BROJim WilsonL2-4-7727227.28551340003342 3.531.24120675355.831781610140.7
    341952-05-30L 2-11 @BRODick DonovanL0-1-5122648661430012421 5.252.0898524653.0617910851.6
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    351952-06-01L 0-1 @CINVern BickfordL1-5Q8865598.15110150003172 3.481.34-------7130.5
    361952-06-01W 9-4 @CINWarren SpahnW5-3-10108277910440060003757 2.251.28-------1291.3
    371952-06-02W 4-1 @CINMax SurkontW2-3Q664944941112110003384 4.621.43-------7100.7
    381952-06-03W 3-2 @SLNJim WilsonW3-4Q88282392220420013473 3.301.15-------15101.5
    391952-06-04L 0-6 @SLNDick DonovanL0-2-622370011030000335-----------00-
    401952-06-05W 8-3 @SLNWarren SpahnW6-3Q1111837896330430003762 2.331.26-------9150.6
    411952-06-06L 2-7 @CHNVern BickfordL1-6-99666026551110001320 4.081.41-------60-
    421952-06-07L 3-9 @CHNMax SurkontL2-4-77504549661120002321 5.491.54-------680.8
    431952-06-08L 5-7 @CHNJim WilsonL3-5-9929240.2344210000619 3.901.22-------111.0
    441952-06-08W 7-6 @CHNErnie JohnsonW1-0-711826.17541120002841 4.051.40-------1362.2
    451952-06-09W 3-2 @PITJim WilsonW4-5Q1010302595221550003669 3.651.20-------11101.1
    461952-06-10L 5-7 @PITWarren SpahnL6-4-1312857924662200011318 2.871.30-------240.5
    471952-06-11L 0-5 @PITMax SurkontL2-5-88514674552540003048 5.631.50-------1343.3
    481952-06-12W 11-2 @PITErnie Johnson-1-0-821931322000000633 4.711.48-------30-
    491952-06-14L 1-3 vs CHNWarren SpahnL6-5Q14138680151033121800057101 2.721.23-------12150.8
    501952-06-15W 4-1 vs CHNJim WilsonW5-5Q1111312697110460003871 3.351.21-------11101.1
    511952-06-15W 2-0 vs CHNMax SurkontW3-5Q99524792000190003091 4.741.32-------5140.4
    521952-06-17W 5-1 vs CINVern BickfordW2-6Q1210696197100240003373 3.431.33-------10101.0
    531952-06-18L 6-7 vs CINLew Burdette-3-1-1612110.2333021000723 2.901.26-------10-
    541952-06-18L 1-3 vs CINWarren SpahnL6-6Q15148781973300110003572 2.751.19-------6110.5
    551952-06-19L 4-7 vs CINErnie Johnson-1-0-932047.210440330003641 4.661.52-------1462.3
    561952-06-20W 12-7 vs SLNJim WilsonW6-5-121232276.16551410002837 3.601.22-------991.0
    571952-06-21L 0-9 vs SLNMax SurkontL3-6-101053486.27660231013035 5.141.33-------4140.3
    581952-06-22L 2-7 vs SLNVern Bickford-2-6Q1411716285220121002865 3.281.27-------8120.7
    591952-06-22L 2-7 vs SLNWarren SpahnL6-7-1715898278770410003330 3.021.22-------8120.7
    601952-06-23W 9-3 vs PITDave Cole-1-1-103361044331430001941 4.702.17-------531.7
    611952-06-24W 4-3 vs PITJim WilsonW7-5Q1313332898331330013759 3.541.22-------7150.5
    621952-06-25W 5-2 vs PITMax SurkontW4-6Q1111544995220192003477 4.751.25-------9100.9
    631952-06-27L 3-8 @BROVern BickfordL2-7-151272630244030000519----2071335.00212010.0
    641952-06-28L 2-4 @BROWarren SpahnL6-8-1816908386441560003355 3.111.23113644956.64181597110.6
    651952-06-29L 5-6 @BROJim Wilson-7-5-1414342957551430012632 3.821.2789503956.18145135110.5
    661952-06-30L 7-8 vs NY1Max SurkontL4-7-12125550610742240002932 4.851.31-------580.6
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    671952-07-01L 3-6 vs NY1Sheldon JonesL0-3-211933558552150012535 4.261.50-------370.4
    681952-07-02W 2-1 vs NY1Warren SpahnW7-8Q19179184951002100003483 2.921.20-------981.1
    691952-07-03L 0-2 vs PHIJim WilsonL7-6Q1515353097221350003667 3.671.26-------1391.4
    701952-07-04W 2-1 vs PHIMax Surkont-4-7Q1313565185110350003070 4.501.28-------6120.5
    711952-07-04W 3-2 vs PHIVern BickfordW3-7Q1613736499210121013864 3.451.31-------13121.1
    721952-07-05L 3-5 vs BROErnie JohnsonL2-1-1342450.2333111000624 5.351.6824121250.00206030.0
    731952-07-06L 2-8 vs BROWarren SpahnL7-9-2018928545552210001931 3.141.2157362163.16929590.6
    741952-07-10L 3-5 @CINJim WilsonL7-7Q1616363187530340003653 3.651.26-------10120.8
    751952-07-11W 6-1 @CINWarren SpahnW8-9Q2119938697110030003472 3.021.19-------11130.8
    761952-07-12W 5-2 @PITVern BickfordW4-7Q1814756599220640003859 3.511.37-------7120.6
    771952-07-13W 4-2 @PITMax SurkontW5-7Q1514585296221240003469 4.131.22-------8140.6
    781952-07-13W 2-1 @PITVirgil JesterW1-1Q717197110330003669 2.501.28-------7160.4
    791952-07-15W 10-3 @CHNJim WilsonW8-7Q17173732915330141004048 3.601.30-------10120.8
    801952-07-16L 2-3 @CHNWarren Spahn-8-9Q222094879.18220480004167 2.961.20-------9120.8
    811952-07-17W 1-0 @CHNVern BickfordW5-7Q1915766697000600003767 3.241.38-------14111.3
    821952-07-18L 2-7 @SLNMax SurkontL5-8-1615595359771250002724 4.541.27-------651.2
    831952-07-20L 4-8 @SLNWarren SpahnL8-10-2321958857552110012233 3.141.21-------842.0
    841952-07-22W 6-4 vs CHNVern BickfordW6-7-2016776797441240003659 3.291.35-------7160.4
    851952-07-23L 2-6 vs CHNMax SurkontL5-9-171660544.19551020002226 4.751.30-------380.4
    861952-07-24W 3-1 vs CHNJim WilsonW9-7Q18183833812110300003751 3.451.33-------11130.8
    871952-07-25L 2-3 vs PITWarren SpahnL8-11Q2422968996330361003566 3.131.20-------1653.2
    881952-07-26L 4-6 vs PITVirgil JesterL1-2Q8282912621000004047 2.331.30-------13160.8
    891952-07-27W 5-2 vs PITVern BickfordW7-7Q2117786876221230012958 3.251.34-------7100.7
    901952-07-27W 3-3 vs PITMax Surkont-5-9-1817615556221101002246 4.701.30-------780.9
    911952-07-29L 5-6 vs SLNJim Wilson-9-7-191939344.110331120002331 3.551.37-------460.7
    921952-07-30W 2-1 vs SLNWarren SpahnW9-11Q2623989097111000003469 3.001.17-------9180.5
    931952-07-31L 3-8 vs SLNVern BickfordL7-8-221879694.29770210002415 3.601.37-------761.2
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    941952-08-01L 0-2 vs CINMax SurkontL5-10Q1918625697220161003670 4.501.27-------12101.2
    951952-08-02L 3-8 vs CINJim WilsonL9-8-202040353.27551300002120 3.771.40-------470.6
    961952-08-03W 7-4 vs CINWarren SpahnW10-11-2724999198441151023859 3.041.16-------9140.6
    971952-08-03L 0-4 vs CINVirgil JesterL1-3Q103103710220020002951 2.251.28-------7100.7
    981952-08-07L 1-2 vs PHIVern BickfordL7-9Q2319807087220611003355 3.521.38-------1371.9
    991952-08-07L 2-10 vs PHIJim WilsonL9-9-2121413658881120002420 4.131.42-------580.6
    1001952-08-08W 2-0 vs NY1Max SurkontW6-10Q2019635794000430003478 4.191.24-------12121.0
    1011952-08-09W 2-0 vs NY1Warren SpahnW11-11Q282510092930001100003190 2.911.13-------7110.6
    1021952-08-11W 11-10 vs NY1Jim Wilson-9-9-222242374.26440210002233 4.261.43-------490.4
    1031952-08-13W 9-3 @PHIMax SurkontW7-10Q21206458910320360004160 4.051.26-------11111.0
    1041952-08-13L 0-3 @PHIVern BickfordL7-10Q2420817166221300002449 3.501.39-------1052.0
    1051952-08-14L 3-5 @PHIWarren SpahnL11-12-30261029367540340002741 2.991.14-------1042.5
    1061952-08-15W 4-3 @NY1Jim Wilson-9-9Q2323433874222160002566 4.181.40-------771.0
    1071952-08-15L 1-3 @NY1Lew BurdetteL4-6Q33238289332250003355 3.461.36-------1527.5
    1081952-08-17W 7-3 @NY1Max SurkontW8-10Q2221655999331540004056 3.991.28-------1581.9
    1091952-08-17L 2-4 @NY1Warren SpahnL11-13Q31271039465410220002552 2.951.14-------6100.6
    1101952-08-20L 2-9 @SLNLew BurdetteL4-7-3433931.15550200001115 3.991.43-------221.0
    1111952-08-21L 2-3 @SLNWarren SpahnL11-14Q32281049567330200002744 2.991.15-------9100.9
    1121952-08-22W 4-3 @CHNMax SurkontW9-10Q2322666067331120002247 4.011.28-------11111.0
    1131952-08-23W 2-1 @CHNJim WilsonW10-9Q24244439912110090003568 4.011.40-------861.3
    1141952-08-24L 3-4 @PITVirgil JesterL1-4Q12412467331220002746 2.451.34-------5110.5
    1151952-08-24W 5-3 @PITLew BurdetteW5-7Q354404108330010003965 3.841.36-------2192.3
    1161952-08-26W 2-0 @CINWarren SpahnW12-14Q33291059695000260003281 2.871.13-------1362.2
    1171952-08-27W 12-7 @CINMax Surkont-9-10-242367617.29542230003542 4.061.29-------8130.6
    1181952-08-28L 4-5 @CINJim Wilson-10-9-252545407.18440040003049 4.031.38-------8100.8
    1191952-08-30L 2-4 vs PHILew BurdetteL5-8-3654158.212440430004241 3.861.40-------15101.5
    1201952-08-31W 1-0 vs PHIVirgil JesterW2-4Q13513593000350003383 2.041.23-------9140.6
    1211952-08-31L 0-4 vs PHIMax SurkontL9-11-2524686299440420003951 4.051.30-------9150.6
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1221952-09-01W 5-1 vs NY1Ernie JohnsonW4-1Q23534697110120003570 4.351.55-------13121.1
    1231952-09-01L 1-3 vs NY1Jim WilsonL10-10Q26264641910330230003856 3.981.38-------12111.1
    1241952-09-03L 5-6 vs BROLew Burdette-5-8-3764263.26551120001726 4.191.4354381670.379114580.6
    1251952-09-04W 6-5 vs BROMax SurkontW10-11-26256963116550431014464 4.051.27148846456.761982115210.7
    1261952-09-05W 3-1 vs BROJim WilsonW11-10Q2727474296110220003371 3.841.35120774364.172661610180.6
    1271952-09-06L 6-7 @PHIVirgil Jester-2-4-1461467.111550310003333 2.551.32-------1081.3
    1281952-09-06W 3-1 @PHIErnie JohnsonW5-1Q2463577.15110150002967 3.971.46-------991.0
    1291952-09-07L 1-2 @PHILew BurdetteL5-9Q397447810210030003159 3.891.40-------6120.5
    1301952-09-09L 0-2 vs CINMax SurkontL10-12Q27267064810220130003456 3.981.28-------1472.0
    1311952-09-09W 1-0 vs CINWarren SpahnW13-15Q35301079793000060002987 2.751.10-------1191.2
    1321952-09-10L 5-6 vs CINJim Wilson-11-10Q2828484368330630003141 3.861.38-------771.0
    1331952-09-12L 1-8 vs PITVirgil JesterL2-5-1571571.2866100001147 3.341.40-------240.5
    1341952-09-12W 16-0 vs PITErnie JohnsonW6-1Q25736895000560003678 3.511.42-------9110.8
    1351952-09-13W 8-0 vs PITWarren SpahnW14-15Q363110898970004130003782 2.661.10-------861.3
    1361952-09-14W 1-0 vs CHNMax SurkontW11-12Q2827716593000170002987 3.801.24-------1262.0
    1371952-09-14L 2-3 vs CHNJim WilsonL11-11Q29294944109330250003865 3.811.37-------1391.4
    1381952-09-16L 6-8 vs SLNWarren SpahnL14-16-37321099969773440003026 2.831.13-------580.6
    1391952-09-16L 1-5 vs SLNErnie JohnsonL6-2-26837987542220003350 3.601.39-------12101.2
    1401952-09-19L 2-4 vs BROMax SurkontL11-13-292872667.28440821003839 3.831.27120625851.67136159150.6
    1411952-09-20L 0-1 vs BROWarren SpahnL14-17Q3833110100108110520004169 2.761.13138795957.25199179240.4
    1421952-09-21L 2-8 vs BROJim WilsonL11-12-303050457.28771530003531 3.981.39129705954.262191313111.2
    1431952-09-24L 8-11 @NY1Ernie JohnsonL6-3-27938102.16651000001418 4.031.43-------441.0
    1441952-09-24L 2-8 @NY1Warren SpahnL14-18-393411110179553061003045 2.851.14-------780.9
    1451952-09-25L 2-3 @NY1Lew BurdetteL5-11Q4184688.29330510003548 3.941.42-------1281.5
    1461952-09-26L 4-8 @BROJim WilsonL11-13-313151465.27881310002819 4.191.39114664857.89168189120.8
    1471952-09-27W 11-3 @BROVirgil JesterW3-5Q18818898331350003761 3.381.42154876756.4918172310170.6
    1481952-09-28L 5-5 @BROErnie Johnson-6-3-2810391144330250101745 4.151.4368373154.418514919.0


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