1924 Boston Braves season

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1924 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 53–100 (.346)
League place 8th
Other information
Owner(s) Emil Fuchs, Christy Mathewson
Manager(s) Dave Bancroft
Local television none
Local radio none
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The 1924 Boston Braves season was a season in Major League Baseball. The Braves finished eighth in the National League with a record of 53 wins and 100 losses.

Offseason[edit]

  • December 15, 1923: Hod Ford and Ray Powell were traded by the Braves to the Philadelphia Phillies for Cotton Tierney. Ray Powell reported to his new team with a bad leg in April 1924, and he was sent back to Boston under the terms of the trade agreement. The Braves sent cash to the Phillies to complete the trade.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 93 60 0.608 51–26 42–34
Brooklyn Robins 92 62 0.597 46–31 46–31
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 0.588 3 49–28 41–35
Cincinnati Reds 83 70 0.542 10 43–33 40–37
Chicago Cubs 81 72 0.529 12 46–31 35–41
St. Louis Cardinals 65 89 0.422 28½ 40–37 25–52
Philadelphia Phillies 55 96 0.364 37 26–49 29–47
Boston Braves 53 100 0.346 40 28–48 25–52


Roster[edit]

1924 Boston Braves roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2B Tierney, CottonCotton Tierney 136 505 131 .259 6 58
SS Smith, BobBob Smith 106 347 79 .228 2 38
OF Wilson, FrankFrank Wilson 61 215 51 .237 1 15

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Bancroft, DaveDave Bancroft 79 319 89 .279 2 21
Gibson, FrankFrank Gibson 90 229 71 .310 1 30
Powell, RayRay Powell 74 188 49 .261 1 15
Smith, EarlEarl Smith 33 59 16 .271 0 8
Lane, HunterHunter Lane 7 15 1 .067 0 0
Phillips, EddieEddie Phillips 3 3 0 .000 0 0
Cousineau, DeeDee Cousineau 3 2 0 .000 0 0
Lefler, WadeWade Lefler 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Barnes, JesseJesse Barnes 37 267.2 15 20 3.23 49

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Cooney, JohnnyJohnny Cooney 34 181 8 9 3.18 67
Benton, LarryLarry Benton 30 128 5 7 4.15 41
Stryker, DutchDutch Stryker 20 73.1 3 8 6.01 22

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Batchelder, JoeJoe Batchelder 3 0 0 0 3.86 2

References[edit]

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