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1966 Atlanta BravesNational League (MLB)
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Phil Niekro played for the 1966 Atlanta Braves
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBraves
LocationAtlanta,Georgia
Record85-77 (3rd)League Rank3rdMLB Rank4th
BallparkAtlanta Stadium
ManagerBobby Bragan,Billy HitchcockGeneral ManagerJohn McHale
CoachesBilly Hitchcock (Assistant Coach), Charlie Metro (Assistant Coach), Grover Resinger (Assistant Coach), Ken Silvestri (Bullpen Coach), Jo-Jo White (Assistant Coach), Whit Wyatt (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAl Santorini (#11)
Attendance1,539,801 (Rank: 6th)
Years Available1876-2018

Team History -- 1966 Statistics -- 1966 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1966 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
29Felipe Alou1b-ofR3115466612221832631745724511222611.327.361.533.89435569706.319.206.239.3893.47.22.14.421.531.7    
44Hank AaronofR321586031171682314412721376961081514.279.356.539.89532568688.263.260.416.38311.114.01.36.413.740.5
1952-   UDFA-BSN
 
15Joe TorrecR251485468317220336101046061224818.315.382.560.94230659614.300.245.348.4089.89.91.05.915.234.3
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
43Rico CartyofR26151521731702521576466074007715.326.391.468.85924442588.353.142.253.37610.212.61.22.634.724.7
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
14Woody Woodward2b-ssR2314445546120233043223754417399.264.323.327.65014926516.297.063.145.2877.210.51.50.00.021.7
1963-   UDFA-MLB
 
19Denis MenkessR2513845455114204156007718767789.251.355.412.76718739545.276.161.302.33813.016.01.22.830.334.2
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
41Eddie Mathews3bL3413445272113214165311638201166.250.341.420.76119041517.273.170.310.33612.215.91.33.128.336.3    
48Mack JonesofL271184176011014123661610398582447.264.335.468.80319538470.278.204.312.3528.318.12.24.918.134.6
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
2Frank Bolling2bR347522716487011811101413433.211.244.256.500588245.218.045.088.2194.15.71.40.4227.016.7    
12Gene OlivercR317619119379182420164301133.194.255.377.6327218209.206.183.277.2757.720.62.73.823.948.7
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
9Lee Thomas1bL303912611251161511101511110.198.261.365.626468139.179.167.246.2777.210.81.54.321.032.0
1954-   UDFA-NYA
 
31Gary GeigerofL297812623335341001212911211.262.367.444.8115612151.305.182.341.35713.919.21.42.731.536.4    
40Tony CloningerpR25471111226505231122222001.234.261.414.6754610117.250.180.198.2981.718.811.04.322.238.5
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
7Mike De la Hoz3bR2771110112430270151801111.218.250.300.550335117.242.082.118.2424.315.43.61.755.020.8
1958-   UDFA-CLE
 
11Felix Millan2bR22379120256005312600023.275.290.341.63131693.294.066.110.2712.26.53.00.00.024.0
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
27Ty ClineofR274271121800062131121002.254.303.254.55718077.300.000.056.2573.914.33.70.00.00.0
1960-   UDFA-CLE
 
30Ken JohnsonpR333270310211200128010001.143.155.243.39817481.220.100.114.1751.234.628.01.270.040.0
1952-   UDFA-PHA
 
23Denny LemasterpR2727595711050032104000.119.161.169.33010266.184.050.102.1524.631.87.00.00.028.6
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
16Sandy Alomar2bB2231444410020011000010.091.111.114.2255145.118.023.045.0902.222.210.00.00.025.0
1960-   UDFA-MLB
 
20Clay CarrollpR2573302300000001108000.100.100.100.2003038.158.000.000.0890.029.00.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
22Dick KelleypR2620280100000001701000.036.036.036.0721029.091.000.000.0320.058.60.00.00.00.0
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
36Wade BlasingamepL221823151002002300000.217.280.261.5416125.250.044.130.2498.012.01.50.00.020.0
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
33Pat JarvispR2510221000010011401000.000.043.000.0430024.000.000.045.0304.258.314.00.00.00.0
1960-   UDFA-CHN
 
26John HerrnsteinofL281718240001000700000.222.222.222.4444018.364.000.000.1980.038.90.00.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-PHI
 
11Marty Keough1b-ofL311717110001001600000.059.111.059.1701018.091.000.059.0885.633.36.00.00.00.0    
11Lee Bales2bB211216410000000500000.063.063.063.1261016.091.000.000.0560.031.30.00.00.00.0
1963-   UDFA-MLB
 
34Hank FischerpR261413000000000502001.000.000.000.0000015.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
37Don SchwallpR301113000000000600001.000.000.000.0000013.000.000.000.0000.046.20.00.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-BOS
 
00Bill RobinsonofR23611130103000100000.273.273.455.7285111.300.182.182.3120.09.10.00.00.033.3
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
9George Kopacz1bL2569100000001500000.000.100.000.1000010.000.000.111.06910.050.05.00.00.00.0
1960-   UDFA-MLB
 
45Ed SadowskicR3539110001001100000.111.200.111.3111010.125.000.111.15810.010.01.00.00.00.0
1951-   UDFA-BOS
 
38Chi-Chi OlivopR38479110001000100000.111.111.111.222109.125.000.000.0990.011.10.00.00.00.0
1955-   UDFA-MLB
 
25Dan SchneiderpL23148240002000200000.500.500.5001.000408.667.000.000.4450.025.00.00.00.00.0
1962-   UDFA-MLB
 
35Phil NiekropR27288000000000603000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.054.60.00.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
33Billy O'DellpB34268120001000300000.250.250.250.500208.400.000.000.2230.037.50.00.00.00.0
1954-   UDFA-BAL
 
42Joey JaypB3098011002000300000.125.125.250.375218.200.125.125.1610.037.50.00.00.0100.0    
39Ted AbernathypR33388020000001300000.250.333.250.583209.400.000.125.27411.133.33.00.00.00.0    
32Arnold UmbachpR23225010000001301000.200.333.200.533107.500.000.200.26314.342.93.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
34Charlie VaughanpR1814010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2230.025.00.00.00.00.0
1965- 4-  64-MLB
 
26Jay RitchiepR29224020001000001000.500.500.5001.000205.500.000.000.4450.00.00.00.00.00.0
1955-   UDFA-BOS
 
18Adrian GarrettofL2343000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
38Ron ReedpR2322000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1965-   UDFA-MLB
 
34Cecil UpshawpR23110100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.8910.00.00.00.00.00.0
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
Batting Totals: (43 players)1625617782147622032207734594751291340724575106.263.326.424.75023814596286.279.424.254.0008.214.51.83.327.131.1 

1966 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
40Tony CloningerR25STMLB14114.123938111111257.22531341182911617827061.438.841.014.056.221.534.68.5604.06
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
30Ken JohnsonR33STMLB1483.303231111200215.2213897924461051101.208.891.001.924.382.283.71.6363.67
1952-   UDFA-PHA
 
23Denny LemasterL27STMLB1183.742727010300171.0170787125411396011.238.951.322.167.323.394.11.5793.57
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
20Clay CarrollR25R/CLMLB872.3773370002811144.112745388296710231.087.920.501.814.182.312.81.5333.01
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
22Dick KelleyL26S/RMLB753.2220137221081.0753629621504031.198.330.672.335.562.384.00.5833.17
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
36Wade BlasingameL22S/RMLB375.3216124001067.2714240525349111.439.440.673.334.521.365.59.3003.66
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
38Chi-Chi OlivoR38RelMLB544.23470470016766.0593431419414011.188.050.552.595.592.164.64.5563.01
1955-   UDFA-MLB
 
39Ted AbernathyR33RelMLB443.86380380025465.1583428536427001.447.990.694.965.791.174.68.5003.92    
33Pat JarvisR25STMLB622.311091310062.1461616112410010.936.640.141.735.923.422.31.7502.07
1960-   UDFA-CHN
 
35Phil NiekroR27RelMLB434.11280280010250.1483223423173021.428.580.724.113.040.745.72.5714.40
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
34Hank FischerR26S/RMLB233.911486002048.1552321314221011.4310.240.562.614.101.574.28.4003.38
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
37Don SchwallR30S/RMLB334.371183002045.1442322219274001.408.740.403.775.361.424.57.5003.19
1958-   UDFA-BOS
 
33Billy O'DellL34RelMLB232.40240240015641.1441411318200021.519.580.653.924.351.113.05.4003.98
1954-   UDFA-BAL
 
32Arnold UmbachR23RelMLB023.1022319009040.2401514118233021.448.850.223.985.091.283.32.0003.22
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
26Jay RitchieR29RelMLB014.0822022009435.1321716312330101.258.150.763.068.412.754.33.0002.81
1955-   UDFA-BOS
 
42Joey JayR30STMLB047.89981001129.2392926420192002.0211.831.216.075.760.958.80.0005.05    
25Dan SchneiderL23RelMLB003.4214014005026.135131015111011.5311.960.341.713.762.204.44.0002.90
1962-   UDFA-MLB
 
38Ron ReedR23STMLB112.1622000008.17221460001.367.561.084.326.481.502.16.5004.11
1965-   UDFA-MLB
 
34Charlie VaughanL18STMLB102.5711000007.08220360001.5710.290.003.867.712.002.571.0002.13
1965- 4-  64-MLB
 
34Cecil UpshawR23RelMLB000.0010100003.00000321001.000.000.009.006.000.670.00.0004.22
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
24Herb HippaufL27RelMLB0113.5030300102.26540110003.1820.250.003.373.371.0016.87.0002.93
1960-   UDFA-MLB
 
Pitching Totals: (21 players)85773.681631632903791263614681430683601129485884835241.308.770.792.975.421.824.19.525  

1966 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PClay Carroll25MLBp73-14463102371.0000.510.26---73100.045.1Fielding by Day
PChi-Chi Olivo38MLBp47-66090091.0000.190.14---47100.029.0Fielding by Day
PTony Cloninger25MLBp39-25714438165.8771.460.22---4783.024.1Fielding by Day
PTed Abernathy33MLBp38-659132024.9170.580.34---38100.023.5Fielding by Day
PKen Johnson33MLBp32-21514351450.9801.530.23---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PPhil Niekro27MLBp28-5021801201.0000.710.40---28100.017.3Fielding by Day
PDenny Lemaster27MLBp27-17171800251.0000.930.15---27100.016.7Fielding by Day
PBilly O'Dell34MLBp24-41150161.0000.250.15---2692.314.8Fielding by Day
PJay Ritchie29MLBp22-35260081.0000.360.23---22100.013.6Fielding by Day
PArnold Umbach23MLBp22-40451010.9000.410.23---22100.013.6Fielding by Day
PDick Kelley26MLBp20-81082110.8000.400.10---20100.012.3Fielding by Day
PWade Blasingame22MLBp16-674101115.9330.880.21---1888.99.9Fielding by Day
PHank Fischer26MLBp14-4824208.7500.430.13---14100.08.6Fielding by Day
PDan Schneider23MLBp14-2604105.8000.290.15---14100.08.6Fielding by Day
PDon Schwall30MLBp11-45630191.0000.820.20---11100.06.8Fielding by Day
PPat Jarvis25MLBp10-62170081.0000.800.13---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PJoey Jay30MLBp9-29140051.0000.560.17---9100.05.6Fielding by Day
PHerb Hippauf27MLBp3-200101.0000.000.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PRon Reed23MLBp2-8000000.000.00---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PCharlie Vaughan18MLBp1-7010011.0001.000.14---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PCecil Upshaw23MLBp1-3000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJoe Torre25MLBc-1b114--60767119685.9845.910.00--1314877.070.4Fielding by Day
CGene Oliver31MLBc-1b48--2862233311.9906.420.00--127663.229.6Fielding by Day
CRico Carty26MLBof17--8883199.9705.650.00--215111.310.5Fielding by Day
CEd Sadowski35MLBc3--15200171.0005.670.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BFelipe Alou31MLBof-1b90--769531063832.9889.130.00---15458.455.6Fielding by Day
1BLee Thomas30MLBof-1b36--28126422311.9878.530.00---3992.322.2Fielding by Day
1BJoe Torre25MLBc-1b36--26720124288.9977.970.00---14824.322.2Fielding by Day
1BDenis Menke25MLBss-3b7--25102261.0003.710.00---1385.14.3Fielding by Day
1BTy Cline27MLBof6--6111963.98410.330.00---4214.33.7Fielding by Day
1BGene Oliver31MLBc-1b5--19403231.0004.600.00---766.63.1Fielding by Day
1BMarty Keough31MLBof-1b4--27000271.0006.750.00---1723.52.5Fielding by Day
1BGeorge Kopacz25MLB1b2--1001011.9095.000.00---633.31.2Fielding by Day
1BRico Carty26MLBof2--400041.0002.000.00---1511.31.2Fielding by Day
1BMack Jones27MLBof1--000000.000.00---1180.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BWoody Woodward23MLBss-2b79--1542081046372.9734.580.00---14454.948.8Fielding by Day
2BFrank Bolling34MLB2b67--134150535289.9834.240.00---7589.341.4Fielding by Day
2BFelix Millan22MLB2b25--5456312113.9734.400.00---3767.615.4Fielding by Day
2BSandy Alomar22MLB2b21--242811153.9812.480.00---3167.713.0Fielding by Day
2BMike De la Hoz27MLBp8--300031.0000.380.00---7111.34.9Fielding by Day
2BLee Bales21MLB2b-3b7--121602281.0004.000.00---1258.34.3Fielding by Day
2BHank Aaron32MLBof2--000000.000.00---1581.31.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BEddie Mathews34MLB3b127--1142372031371.9462.760.00---13494.878.4Fielding by Day
3BDenis Menke25MLBss-3b39--38583499.9702.460.00---13828.324.1Fielding by Day
3BMike De la Hoz27MLBp30--22353360.9501.900.00---7142.318.5Fielding by Day
3BLee Bales21MLB2b-3b3--010011.0000.330.00---1225.01.9Fielding by Day
3BFelipe Alou31MLBof-1b3--110021.0000.670.00---1541.91.9Fielding by Day
3BFelix Millan22MLB2b1--000000.000.00---372.70.6Fielding by Day
3BRico Carty26MLBof1--000000.000.00---1510.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSDenis Menke25MLBss-3b106--1652822150468.9554.220.00---13876.865.4Fielding by Day
SSWoody Woodward23MLBss-2b73--1081911332312.9584.100.00---14450.745.1Fielding by Day
SSSandy Alomar22MLB2b5--6600121.0002.400.00---3116.13.1Fielding by Day
SSFelipe Alou31MLBof-1b1--120031.0003.000.00---1540.60.6Fielding by Day
SSMike De la Hoz27MLBp1--000000.000.00---711.40.6Fielding by Day
SSFelix Millan22MLB2b1--300131.0003.000.00---372.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFHank Aaron32MLBof158--3151245331.9882.070.00---158100.097.5Fielding by Day
OFRico Carty26MLBof126--226870241.9711.860.00---15183.477.8Fielding by Day
OFMack Jones27MLBof112--251150257.9812.250.00---11894.969.1Fielding by Day
OFFelipe Alou31MLBof-1b79--164830175.9832.180.00---15451.348.8Fielding by Day
OFGary Geiger29MLBof49--4951155.9821.100.00---7862.830.2Fielding by Day
OFTy Cline27MLBof19--21100221.0001.160.00---4245.211.7Fielding by Day
OFBill Robinson23MLBof5--40105.8000.800.00---683.33.1Fielding by Day
OFJohn Herrnstein28MLBof-1b5--400041.0000.800.00---1729.43.1Fielding by Day
OFMarty Keough31MLBof-1b3--00101.0000.000.00---1717.61.9Fielding by Day
OFGene Oliver31MLBc-1b2--300031.0001.500.00---762.61.2Fielding by Day
OFAdrian Garrett23MLBc-of1--000000.000.00---425.00.6Fielding by Day

1966 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Bobby BraganManager1917-10-30 48Birmingham,Alabama MLB1940-19481940-1948   SS-C
Bob HartsfieldScout1931-12-15 34Atlanta,Georgia --   COACH
Billy HitchcockAssistant Coach1916-07-31 49Inverness,Alabama MLB1942-19531942-1953   3B-2B
Billy HitchcockManager1916-07-31 49Inverness,Alabama MLB1942-19531942-1953   3B-2B
John McHaleGeneral Manager1921-09-21 44Detroit,Michigan MLB1943-19481943-1948   1B
Charlie MetroAssistant Coach1919-04-28 47Nanty Glo,Pennsylvania MLB1943-19451943-1945   OF
Grover ResingerAssistant Coach1915-10-20 50St. Louis,Missouri --   COACH
Ken SilvestriBullpen Coach1916-05-03 50Chicago,Illinois MLB1939-19511939-1951   C
Jo-Jo WhiteAssistant Coach1909-06-01 57Red Oak,Georgia MLB1932-19441932-1944   OF
Whit WyattPitching Coach1907-09-27 58Kensington,Georgia MLB1929-19451929-1945   P