1976 Atlanta Braves season

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1976 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 70–92 (.432)
Divisional place 6th
Other information
Owner(s) Ted Turner
General manager(s) Eddie Robinson, John Alevizos, Bill Lucas
Manager(s) Dave Bristol
Local television WTCG
(Ernie Johnson, Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray)
Local radio WSB
(Ernie Johnson, Pete Van Wieren)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 102 60 -- .630
Los Angeles Dodgers 92 70 10 .568
Houston Astros 80 82 22 .494
San Francisco Giants 74 88 28 .457
San Diego Padres 73 89 29 .451
Atlanta Braves 70 92 32 .432

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1976 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
3B Royster, JerryJerry Royster 149 533 132 .248 5 45
LF Wynn, JimmyJimmy Wynn 148 449 93 .207 17 66
RF Henderson, KenKen Henderson 133 435 114 .262 13 61

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
Paciorek, TomTom Paciorek 111 324 94 .290 4 36
Lacy, LeeLee Lacy 50 180 49 .272 3 20
Asselstine, BrianBrian Asselstine 11 33 7 .212 1 3

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
Ruthven, DickDick Ruthven 36 240.1 14 17 4.19 142
Autry, AlAl Autry 1 5 1 0 5.40 3

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
Camp, RickRick Camp 5 11.1 0 1 6.35 6

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
Devine, AdrianAdrian Devine 48 5 6 9 3.21 48
Dal Canton, BruceBruce Dal Canton 42 3 5 1 3.56 36
Beard, MikeMike Beard 30 0 2 1 4.28 8
Capra, BuzzBuzz Capra 5 0 1 0 8.68 4
Hanna, PrestonPreston Hanna 5 0 0 0 4.50 3

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Jack McKeon
AA Savannah Braves Southern League Tommie Aaron
A Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League Gene Hassell
Rookie Kingsport Braves Appalachian League Bobby Dews
Rookie GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Chuck Goggin and Pedro González

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Greenwood

Notes[edit]

References[edit]