1942 Boston Braves season

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1942 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 59–89 (.399)
League place 7th
Other information
Owner(s) J.A. Robert Quinn
Manager(s) Casey Stengel
Local radio WAAB
(Jim Britt)
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The 1942 Boston Braves season was the 72nd in franchise history.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 106 48 -- .688
Brooklyn Dodgers 104 50 2 .675
New York Giants 85 67 20 .559
Cincinnati Reds 76 76 29 .500
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 81 36.5 .449
Chicago Cubs 68 86 38 .442
Boston Braves 59 89 44 .399
Philadelphia Phillies 42 109 62.5 .278

Roster[edit]

1942 Boston Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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
C Lombardi, ErnieErnie Lombardi 105 309 102 .330 11 46
3B Fernandez, NannyNanny Fernandez 145 577 147 .255 6 55
SS Miller, EddieEddie Miller 142 534 130 .243 6 47

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
Sandlock, MikeMike Sandlock 2 1 1 1.000 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
Tobin, JimJim Tobin 37 287.2 12 21 3.97 71
Earley, TomTom Earley 27 112.2 6 11 4.71 28
Hickey, JimJim Hickey 1 1.1 0 1 20.25 0

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
Donovan, BillBill Donovan 31 89.1 3 6 3.43 23

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
Errickson, DickDick Errickson 21 2 5 1 5.01 15
Diehl, GeorgeGeorge Diehl 1 0 0 0 2.45 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A Hartford Bees Eastern League Del Bissonette
B Evansville Bees Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Bob Coleman
D Greeneville Burley Cubs Appalachian League Dale Alexander
D Welch Miners Mountain State League Don Manno
D Bradford Bees PONY League Jack Burns

Greeneville club folded, June 14, 1942[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 259, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

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