1971 Atlanta Braves season

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1971 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 82–80 (.506)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) William Bartholomay
General manager(s) Paul Richards
Manager(s) Lum Harris
Local television WSB-TV
Local radio WSB
(Ernie Johnson, Milo Hamilton)
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The 1971 season was the 101st season for the Atlanta Braves franchise and its sixth in Atlanta.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
San Francisco Giants 90 72 -- .556
Los Angeles Dodgers 89 73 1 .549
Atlanta Braves 82 80 8 .506
Cincinnati Reds 79 83 11 .488
Houston Astros 79 83 11 .488
San Diego Padres 61 100 28.5 .379

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1971 Atlanta 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 Williams, EarlEarl Williams 145 497 129 .260 33 87
1B Aaron, HankHank Aaron 139 495 162 .327 47 118
2B Millán, FélixFélix Millán 143 577 167 .289 2 45

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
Cepeda, OrlandoOrlando Cepeda 71 250 69 .276 14 44
Boyer, CleteClete Boyer 30 98 24 .245 6 19
Brown, OscarOscar Brown 27 43 9 .209 0 5
Foster, LeoLeo Foster 9 10 0 .000 0 0
La Russa, TonyTony La Russa 9 7 2 .286 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
Jarvis, PatPat Jarvis 35 162.1 6 14 4.10 68
Kelley, TomTom Kelley 28 143 9 5 2.96 68

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
Nash, JimJim Nash 32 133 9 7 4.94 65

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
Priddy, BobBob Priddy 40 4 9 4 4.22 36
Barber, SteveSteve Barber 39 3 1 2 4.80 40
Herbel, RonRon Herbel 25 0 1 1 5.23 22
McQueen, MikeMike McQueen 17 4 1 1 3.54 38
House, TomTom House 11 1 0 0 3.05 11
Wilhelm, HoytHoyt Wilhelm 3 0 0 0 15.43 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Clyde King
AA Savannah Braves Southern League Eddie Haas
A Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League Clint Courtney
Rookie Wytheville Braves Appalachian League Paul Snyder

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Greenwood

Notes[edit]

References[edit]