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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)
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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1952 Boston Braves season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    24Vern BickfordP6-0185R-R311948Not draftedMLB--
    33Lew BurdetteP6-2190R-R251950Not draftedMLB--
    14Paul BurrisC6-0190R-R281948Not draftedMLB--
    16Bob ChipmanP6-2190L-L331941Not draftedMLB--
    40,44Buzz ClarksonSS-3B5-11210R-R371952Not draftedMLB--
    29,30Dave ColeP6-2175R-R211950Not draftedMLB--
    56Gene ConleyP6-8225R-R211952Not draftedMLB--
    39Walker CooperC6-3210R-R371940Not draftedMLB--
    37George Crowe1B6-2212L-L291952Not draftedMLB--
    10Jack CusickSS6-0170R-R241951Not draftedMLB--
    7Jack DanielsOF5-10165L-L241952Not draftedMLB--
    6Jack Dittmer2B6-1175L-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    20Dick DonovanP6-3205L-R241950Not draftedMLB--
    4Sid GordonOF-3B5-10185R-R341941Not draftedMLB--
    12Roy Hartsfield2B5-9165R-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    30Dick HooverP6-0170L-L261952Not draftedMLB--
    22Virgil JesterP5-11188R-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    5Sam JethroeOF6-1178B-R341950Not draftedMLB--
    32Ernie JohnsonP6-4195R-R281950Not draftedMLB--
    11Sheldon JonesP6-0180R-R301946Not draftedMLB--
    2Billy KlausSS-3B5-10165L-R231952Not draftedMLB--
    23Johnny LoganSS5-11175R-R251951Not draftedMLB--
    27Willard MarshallOF6-1205L-R311942Not draftedMLB--
    41Eddie Mathews3B6-1200L-R201952Not draftedMLB--
    6Billy Reed2B5-10175L-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    13Sibby Sisti2B-3B5-11175R-R311939Not draftedMLB--
    21Warren SpahnP6-0175L-L311942Not draftedMLB--
    42Ebba St. ClaireC6-1219B-R301951Not draftedMLB--
    36Max SurkontP6-0205R-R301949Not draftedMLB--
    22Bert ThielP5-10185R-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    18Bob ThorpeOF6-1190R-R251951Not draftedMLB--
    9Earl Torgeson1B6-3180L-L281947Not draftedMLB--
    8Pete WhisenantOF6-2200R-R221952UDFAMLB--
    19Jim WilsonP6-1200R-R301945UDFAMLB--

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