1951 Boston Braves season

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1951 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 76–78 (.494)
League place 4th
Other information
Owner(s) Louis R. Perini
Manager(s) Billy Southworth, Tommy Holmes
Local television WNAC
WBZ-TV
Local radio WNAC
(Jim Britt, Bump Hadley, Les Smith)
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Offseason[edit]

  • Prior to 1951 season: Georges Maranda was signed as an amateur free agent by the Braves.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
New York Giants 98 59 -- .624
Brooklyn Dodgers 97 60 1 .618
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 15.5 .526
Boston Braves 76 78 20.5 .494
Philadelphia Phillies 73 81 23.5 .474
Cincinnati Reds 68 86 28.5 .442
Pittsburgh Pirates 64 90 32.5 .416
Chicago Cubs 62 92 34.5 .403

Roster[edit]

1951 Boston Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
3B Elliott, BobBob Elliott 136 480 137 .285 15 70
OF Gordon, SidSid Gordon 150 550 158 .287 29 109

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
Logan, JohnnyJohnny Logan 62 169 37 .219 0 16
Márquez, LuisLuis Márquez 68 122 24 .197 0 11
Holmes, TommyTommy Holmes 27 29 5 .172 0 5
Thorpe, BobBob Thorpe 2 2 1 .500 0 1

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
Spahn, WarrenWarren Spahn 39 310.2 22 14 2.98 164
Bickford, VernVern Bickford 25 164.2 11 9 3.12 76
Wilson, JimJim Wilson 20 110 7 7 5.40 33

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
Nichols, ChetChet Nichols 33 156 11 8 2.88 71
Cole, DaveDave Cole 23 67.2 2 4 4.26 33
Donovan, DickDick Donovan 8 13.2 0 0 5.27 4

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
Chipman, BobBob Chipman 33 4 3 4 4.85 17
Paine, PhilPhil Paine 21 2 0 0 3.06 17
Donnelly, BlixBlix Donnelly 6 0 1 0 7.36 3
Burdette, LewLew Burdette 3 0 0 0 6.23 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Milwaukee Brewers American Association Charlie Grimm
AA Atlanta Crackers Southern Association Dixie Walker and Whit Wyatt
A Hartford Chiefs Eastern League Tommy Holmes and Travis Jackson
A Denver Bears Western League Andy Cohen
B Evansville Braves Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Bob Coleman
B Hagerstown Braves Interstate League Dutch Dorman
C Ventura Braves California League Gene Lillard
C Eau Claire Bears Northern League Bill Adair
C Quebec Braves Provincial League George McQuinn
D Bluefield Blue-Grays Appalachian League Travis Jackson and Xavier Rescigno

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Milwaukee

References[edit]

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