Evansville Braves

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Evansville Braves
19461957
Evansville, Indiana
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Team logo
Class-level
Previous B (1946-1957)
Minor league affiliations
League Three-I League (1946-1957)
Major league affiliations
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles 1946, 1948, 1956, 1957
Team data
Previous names
Braves (1946-1957)
Previous parks
Bosse Field (1946-1957)
1956 Evansville Braves.

The Evansville Braves were a professional minor league baseball team based in Evansville, Indiana. They played from 1946 to 1957 in the Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League (the "Three-I" League). They played home games at Bosse Field, which is currently the third oldest baseball stadium in regular use in the United States. The Braves were affiliated with the Boston Braves from 1946–1952 and then the Milwaukee Braves from 1953-1957.

Championships[edit]

Major League Affiliations[edit]

Year-by-year record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1946 68-51 3rd Bob Coleman League Champs
1947 70-55 5th Bob Coleman NA
1948 67-54 3rd Bob Coleman League Champs
1949 74-51 1st Bob Coleman Lost League Finals
1950 56-70 6th Ernie White NA
1951 69-60 2nd Bob Coleman Lost in 1st round
1952 74-47 1st Bob Coleman Lost League Finals
1953 70-59 3rd Bob Coleman Lost League Finals
1954 81-54 1st Bob Coleman Lost in 1st round
1955 60-66 5th Bob Coleman NA
1956 84-36 1st Bob Coleman League Champs
1957 81-49 1st Bob Coleman League Champs