1968 Atlanta Braves season

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1968 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 81–81 (.500)
League place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) William Bartholomay
Manager(s) Lum Harris
Local television WSB-TV
(Ernie Johnson, Milo Hamilton, Dizzy Dean, Carl Sell)
Local radio WSB
(Ernie Johnson, Milo Hamilton, Carl Sell)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 97 65 -- .599
San Francisco Giants 88 74 9 .543
Chicago Cubs 84 78 13 .519
Cincinnati Reds 83 79 14 .512
Atlanta Braves 81 81 16 .500
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 17 .494
Los Angeles Dodgers 76 86 21 .469
Philadelphia Phillies 76 86 21 .469
New York Mets 73 89 24 .451
Houston Astros 72 90 25 .444

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1968 Atlanta 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
2B Millán, FélixFélix Millán 149 570 165 .289 1 33
RF Aaron, HankHank Aaron 160 606 174 .287 29 86

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
Martínez, MartyMarty Martínez 113 356 82 .230 0 12
Tillman, BobBob Tillman 86 236 52 .220 5 20
Johnson, BobBob Johnson 59 187 49 .262 0 11
Page, MikeMike Page 20 28 5 .179 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
Jarvis, PatPat Jarvis 34 256 16 12 2.60 157
Santorini, AlAl Santorini 1 3 0 1 0.00 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
Johnson, KenKen Johnson 31 135 5 8 3.47 57
Britton, JimJim Britton 34 90 4 6 3.10 61

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
Carroll, ClayClay Carroll 10 0 1 0 4.84 10
Cloninger, TonyTony Cloninger 8 1 3 0 4.26 7
Davidson, TedTed Davidson 4 0 0 0 6.75 3
Guinn, SkipSkip Guinn 3 0 0 0 3.60 4

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Eddie Haas
AA Shreveport Braves Texas League Charley Lau
A West Palm Beach Braves Florida State League Andy Pafko
A Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League Lou Fitzgerald
Rookie Magic Valley Cowboys Pioneer League Connie Ryan

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Greenwood

References[edit]

External links[edit]