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1952 Boston Braves (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 64-89 .418
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 569-651 -82
Manager(s): Charlie Grimm, Tommy Holmes
General Manager: John Quinn (1952-12-31)
Location:
Ballpark: Braves Field
Attendance: 281,278 16/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bob Keely
Assistant Coach: Bucky Walters
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
24Vern BickfordP315129
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1
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0030009052.176.176.196372.020.020.214----1056
33Lew BurdetteP253514
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00000038162.114.184.114298.000.086.1482.67--444
14Paul BurrisC281681437
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4
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02
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2100719129.220.251.280531.060.101.2382.7184.047177
16Bob ChipmanP33522
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00000012000.400.500.400900.000.200.6672.00--26
40,44Buzz ClarksonSS372535
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00010033000.200.286.200486.000.120.2271.00--528
29,30Dave ColeP2180000000004000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
56Gene ConleyP21502
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00010000001.400.400.400800.000.000.400----25
39Walker CooperC373493382
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12
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1
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10
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55102232137.235.280.361641.126.192.2351.4534.9126374
37George Crowe1B292172556
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13
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1
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4
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20011825505.258.315.382697.124.203.2771.3954.383235
10Jack CusickSS2478513
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0060169006.167.226.179405.013.077.1881.50--1484
7Jack DanielsOF242193141
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5
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14332830361.187.279.247526.059.187.2091.07109.554253
6Jack Dittmer2B243262663
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7
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41102626129.193.253.291544.098.181.1911.0046.695354
20Dick DonovanP2430000000003000.000.000.0000.000.000-----03
4Sid GordonOF3452269151
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22
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2
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25
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750477493410.289.381.483864.193.333.2810.6420.9252603
12Roy Hartsfield2B261071328
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0400512042.262.295.355650.093.140.2952.40--38116
22Virgil JesterP241934
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020014020.211.250.316566.105.158.2674.00--622
5Sam JethroeOF3460879141
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13
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5828968112938.232.309.357666.125.268.2651.6546.8217679
32Ernie JohnsonP282222
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0020023041.091.167.136303.045.136.1051.50--328
11Sheldon JonesP30811
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00010001010.125.125.125250.000.000.143----19
2Billy KlausSS2343000000011000.000.200.000200.000.250.0001.00--05
23Johnny LoganSS2545656129
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421231334910.283.329.368697.086.151.2981.06114.0168496
27Willard MarshallOF3166515
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110044003.227.271.409680.182.242.2171.0033.02770
41Eddie Mathews3B2052880128
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25
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586459115159.242.319.447766.205.320.2651.9521.1236592
6Billy Reed2B2952413
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00000005122.250.250.250500.000.000.277----1354
13Sibby Sisti2B-OF312451952
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242014430109.212.255.310565.098.163.2423.0761.376269
21Warren SpahnP311121018
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910423020.161.190.250440.089.134.1845.7556.028118
42Ebba St. ClaireC30108523
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401812013.213.267.287554.074.139.2231.5054.031117
36Max SurkontP306327
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00300316071.111.152.159311.048.095.1495.33--1073
18Bob ThorpeOF252922076
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2631542147.260.273.332605.072.096.2968.4097.397301
9Earl Torgeson1B283824988
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341178138178.230.365.314679.084.306.2450.4776.4120470
8Pete WhisenantOF2252310
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00711413002.192.250.231481.038.115.2563.25--1256
19Jim WilsonP3086414
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00800215030.163.182.186368.023.047.1977.50--1691
Batting Totals18225221569121418731110530583448371132092117.233.298.343641.111.208.2511.4747.517935796
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
24Vern Bickford317123.75262271301611657367764624001.429.220.393.583.470.97
22Bert Thiel26117.71400010711761460002.1414.141.295.147.711.50
36Max Surkont3012133.77312912310215201959019761257001.298.410.803.185.231.64
21Warren Spahn3114192.984035195532902631099619731835001.168.160.592.275.682.51
11Sheldon Jones30144.763910018170814537831403001.6010.411.033.995.141.29
32Ernie Johnson28634.11291021101921005342731452101.429.780.683.034.401.45
22Virgil Jester24353.33198415073803127523250101.419.860.622.843.081.09
30Dick Hoover26007.2020001048441300002.2014.401.805.400.000.00
20Dick Donovan24025.54720031131810811260002.3112.460.698.314.150.50
56Gene Conley21037.62430010122316114960002.4615.922.776.234.150.67
29,30Dave Cole21114.002230010044382120242223001.787.600.408.404.400.52
16Bob Chipman33112.792900012041281513520161001.146.001.074.293.430.80
33Lew Burdette256113.61459502271371385855847472201.359.070.533.093.091.00
19Jim Wilson3012144.2333331400023423411411019901041001.389.000.733.464.001.16
Pitching Totals64893.78330155631192131396138865158610652568728401.378.950.683.384.431.31
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Vern Bickford31260000000000.978------------------12321
Lew Burdette25450000000000.974------------------9291
Paul Burris28050000000000--1.000----------------208160
Bob Chipman33290000000000.917------------------381
Buzz Clarkson3700002600000--------.875.937--------11112
Dave Cole212200000000001.000------------------190
Gene Conley21400000000001.000------------------120
Walker Cooper37089000000000--.983----------------417558
George Crowe29005500000000----.985--------------476428
Jack Cusick24000032800000--------1.000.969--------45523
Jack Daniels24000000000870------------------.97711963
Jack Dittmer24000900000000------.982------------2282679
Dick Donovan2470000000000.857------------------061
Sid Gordon340000200001420--------1.000--------.996266131
Roy Hartsfield26000290000000------.950------------61737
Dick Hoover26200000000001.000------------------100
Virgil Jester24190000000000.933------------------681
Sam Jethroe340000000001510------------------.9704131013
Ernie Johnson28290000000000.968------------------9211
Sheldon Jones30390000000000.944------------------4131
Billy Klaus2300000400000----------.500--------101
Johnny Logan250000011700000----------.972--------24738518
Willard Marshall31000000000160------------------.9372732
Eddie Mathews200000142000000--------.957----------16025919
Billy Reed29000140000000------.931------------22324
Sibby Sisti3100033918000230------.966.879.929------.94414212916
Warren Spahn31400000000000.937------------------18565
Ebba St. Claire30034000000000--.972----------------151215
Max Surkont30310000000000.904------------------9385
Bert Thiel26400000000001.000------------------010
Bob Thorpe25000000000720------------------.97213294
Earl Torgeson280010500000050----.989------------.8339357412
Pete Whisenant22000000000140------------------.9733421
Jim Wilson30330000000000.981------------------21321


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