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1961 Milwaukee Braves (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 83-71 .539
Rank: 4th in National League
Run Differential: 712-656 + 56
Manager(s): Chuck Dressen, Birdie Tebbetts
General Manager: John McHale
Location:
Ballpark: County Stadium
Attendance: 1,101,441 9/18
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Andy Pafko
Assistant Coach: George Myatt
Pitching Coach: Whit Wyatt
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9361.604--
8965.5784.0
8569.5528.0
8371.53910.0
8074.51913.0
7579.48718.0
6490.41629.0
47107.30546.0
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Del CrandallMLNCHNL 5-9 @CHN52420010000000009634 hits
    John DeMeritMLNSLNW 8-1 @SLN5120012000200000471st career home run
    Don NottebartMLNSLNW 8-1 @SLN401000100000000071st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Phil RoofMLNSFNL 3-7 vs SFN000000000000000011st career game
    Hank AaronMLNSFNL 4-14 vs SFN42200240000000009232 home runs
    Joe AdcockMLNCHNW 8-5 vs CHN433002300000000110512 home runs
    Eddie MathewsMLNLANW 7-5 @LAN422002300120000011912 home runs
    Charlie LauMLNCINW 9-5 @CIN3000000101200000801st career stolen base
    Joe TorreMLNCINL 6-7 @CIN411001100000000031st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Joe TorreMLNLANW 10-2 vs LAN501000110000000081st career stolen base
    Eddie MathewsMLNPITL 1-9 @PIT400000000040000012064 strikeouts
    Frank ThomasMLNSLNL 1-3 vs SLN301100000110000010001000th career game
    Eddie MathewsMLNCINL 3-5 @CIN41100120000000001211300th career home run
    Chi-Chi OlivoMLNCINL 3-5 @CIN000000000000000011st career game
    Eddie MathewsMLNCINL 8-10 @CIN424102300100000012142 home runs, 4 hits
    Joe TorreMLNCHNW 9-5 @CHN5140000000100000234 hits
    Tony CloningerMLNSFNL 3-6 @SFN200000000000000011st career game
    Joe AdcockMLNLANW 10-2 @LAN522002400020000010862 home runs
    Hank AaronMLNSFNW 8-6 vs SFN4330011100000000970200th career home run
    Frank ThomasMLNSFNW 8-6 vs SFN323002400001000010182 home runs
    Bob HendleyMLNCHNL 3-5 vs CHN300000000000000011st career game
    Frank ThomasMLNCHNL 3-5 vs CHN412001100000000010191000th career hit
    Hank AaronMLNCHNW 13-4 vs CHN31100020000000209722 sacrifice flies
    Tony CloningerMLNCHNW 13-4 vs CHN301000200000000031st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Hank AaronMLNPITL 5-6 vs PIT42200250000000009862 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Mack JonesMLNSLNW 6-3 @SLN514100100000000014 hits, 1st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Mack JonesMLNSLNL 4-12 @SLN311000010200010031st career stolen base
    Joe AdcockMLNSLNW 9-1 @SLN322002300100000011112 home runs
    Lee MayeMLNCINW 13-4 @CIN44320130010000001204 runs scored
    Roy McMillanMLNCINW 13-4 @CIN312000400000002013572 sacrifice flies
    Bob HendleyMLNPHIW 5-1 @PHI411000000010000061st career hit
    Hank AaronMLNPITW 5-3 @PIT43300230000000009982 home runs
    Hank AaronMLNPITW 11-4 @PIT422001200100100010001000th career game
    Eddie MathewsMLNPITW 11-4 @PIT524101300010000012534 hits
    Joe TorreMLNPITW 11-4 @PIT5142001000000000614 hits
    Frank ThomasMLNCHNL 7-7 @CHN524001200000000010504 hits
    Hank AaronMLNSFNW 2-1 @SFN322002200100000010132 home runs
    Warren SpahnMLNSFNW 2-1 @SFN40000000004000004154 strikeouts
    Hank AaronMLNSFNW 9-3 @SFN432020100210100010141 Triples
    Joe AdcockMLNLANL 3-8 @LAN422002300010000011362 home runs
    Lew BurdetteMLNCHNW 8-3 vs CHN40000000004000003754 strikeouts
    Eddie MathewsMLNPHIW 5-4 vs PHI614100000100000112984 hits
    Joe AdcockMLNPITW 4-3 vs PIT51300130000000001168200th career home run
    Frank BollingMLNSFNL 10-11 @SFN52400120000000009244 hits
    Eddie MathewsMLNCHNW 6-3 vs CHN333002410000000013122 home runs
    Hawk TaylorMLNSFNW 3-2 vs SFN1110011000000000311st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Warren SpahnMLNPITW 3-1 @PITW 971114400036000--384200-122200th career win
    Warren SpahnMLNSFNW 1-0 vs SFNWSHO900002500027000--385201-122Complete game/Shutout, 0-hitter
    Warren SpahnMLNLANW 4-1 vs LANWCG921102900031122794365%386202-1222-hitter
    Claude RaymondMLNCINW 3-2 @CINSv 12000000004000--50-01st career save
    Lew BurdetteMLNPITW 1-0 vs PITWSHO940002300032000--342126-86Complete game/Shutout
    Claude RaymondMLNLANW 10-8 vs LANW 2233111000929181162%61-01st career win
    Chi-Chi OlivoMLNCINL 3-5 @CIN 11111210006000--10-01st career game
    Tony CloningerMLNSFNL 3-6 @SFNL 466612200020000--10-11st career game
    Bob HendleyMLNCHNL 3-5 vs CHNL 7.1104302300036000--10-11st career game
    Tony CloningerMLNCHNW 13-4 vs CHNW 644404300025000--31-11st career win
    Bob BuhlMLNSLNW 3-0 @SLNWSHO960001500034000--23688-62Complete game/Shutout
    Bob HendleyMLNSLNW 8-3 @SLNW 7.1103302200031000--21-11st career win
    Warren SpahnMLNCINL 0-4 vs CINL 4.153300100018000--400207-130400th career game
    Lew BurdetteMLNPHIW 4-0 vs PHIWSHO950000400030000--351131-89Complete game/Shutout
    Johnny AntonelliMLNCINL 3-9 vs CIN 0.21000020003000--319111-931000th career strikeout
    Lew BurdetteMLNCINW 2-0 vs CINWSHO920001100029000--356134-90Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Bob BuhlMLNSLNW 2-1 vs SLNWCG911105200032000--24291-651-hitter
    Don McMahonMLNLANL 3-8 @LAN 232200110092418675%19219-15Threw 75% strikes
    Don McMahonMLNLANL 3-4 vs LANL 221101000092416867%20020-16200th career game
    Warren SpahnMLNLANW 4-0 vs LANWSHO970000300034112714163%414216-133Complete game/Shutout
    Warren SpahnMLNPHIW 1-0 vs PHIWSHO930001600030000--415217-133Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Warren SpahnMLNCHNW 8-0 vs CHNWSHO920001700029000--419219-134Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter


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