1950 Boston Braves season

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1950 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 83–71 (.539)
League place 4th
Other information
Owner(s) Louis R. Perini
Manager(s) Billy Southworth
Local television WNAC
WBZ-TV
(Jim Britt, Tom Hussey, Bump Hadley)
Local radio WHDH
(Jim Britt, Tom Hussey, Leo Egan)
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The 1950 season was the Boston Braves 80th season. During the season, Sam Jethroe became the first black player in the history of the Braves.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Philadelphia Phillies 91 63 -- .591
Brooklyn Dodgers 89 65 2 .578
New York Giants 86 68 5 .558
Boston Braves 83 71 8 .539
St. Louis Cardinals 78 75 12.5 .510
Cincinnati Reds 66 87 24.5 .431
Chicago Cubs 64 89 26.5 .418
Pittsburgh Pirates 57 96 33.5 .373

Roster[edit]

1950 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
OF Gordon, SidSid Gordon 134 481 146 .304 27 103
OF Jethroe, SamSam Jethroe 141 582 159 .273 18 58

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

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

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
Antonelli, JohnnyJohnny Antonelli 20 57.2 2 3 5.93 33

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

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Milwaukee Brewers American Association Bob Coleman
AA Atlanta Crackers Southern Association Dixie Walker
A Hartford Chiefs Eastern League Ripper Collins
A Denver Bears Western League Earl Browne
B Evansville Braves Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Ernie White
B Hagerstown Braves Interstate League Dutch Dorman
B Jackson Senators Southeastern League Willis Hudlin
C Ventura Braves California League Gene Lillard
C Eau Claire Bears Northern League Andy Cohen
D Bluefield Blue-Grays Appalachian League Bill Adair
D Owensboro Oilers KITTY League Travis Jackson

References[edit]

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 199, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Phil Paine page at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Eddie Stanky page at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Art Fowler page at Baseball-Reference

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