1942 Boston Braves season

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1942 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record59–89 (.399)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)J.A. Robert Quinn
Manager(s)Casey Stengel
Local radioWAAB
(Jim Britt)
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The 1942 Boston Braves season was the 72nd in franchise history.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 106 48 0.688 60–17 46–31
Brooklyn Dodgers 104 50 0.675 2 57–22 47–28
New York Giants 85 67 0.559 20 47–31 38–36
Cincinnati Reds 76 76 0.500 29 38–39 38–37
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 81 0.449 36½ 41–34 25–47
Chicago Cubs 68 86 0.442 38 36–41 32–45
Boston Braves 59 89 0.399 44 33–36 26–53
Philadelphia Phillies 42 109 0.278 62½ 23–51 19–58

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1942 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 6–16 13–9 5–16–1 8–12 14–8 7–12–1 6–16
Brooklyn 16–6 16–6 15–7 14–8–1 18–4 16–6 9–13
Chicago 9–13 6–16 13–9 9–13–1 14–8 11–11 6–16
Cincinnati 16–5–1 7–15 9–13 9–13 16–6 12–9–1 7–15
New York 12–8 8–14–1 13–9–1 13–9 17–5 15–7 7–15
Philadelphia 8–14 4–18 8–14 6–16 5–17 6–13 5–17
Pittsburgh 12–7–1 6–16 11–11 9–12–1 7–15 13–6 8–14–2
St. Louis 16–6 13–9 16–6 15–7 15–7 17–5 14–8–2


Roster[edit]

1942 Boston 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 Ernie Lombardi 105 309 102 .330 11 46
3B Nanny Fernandez 145 577 147 .255 6 55
SS Eddie Miller 142 534 130 .243 6 47

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
Mike Sandlock 2 1 1 1.000 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
Jim Tobin 37 287.2 12 21 3.97 71
Tom Earley 27 112.2 6 11 4.71 28
Jim Hickey 1 1.1 0 1 20.25 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
Bill Donovan 31 89.1 3 6 3.43 23

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
Dick Errickson 21 2 5 1 5.01 15
George Diehl 1 0 0 0 2.45 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A Hartford Bees Eastern League Del Bissonette
B Evansville Bees Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Bob Coleman
D Greeneville Burley Cubs Appalachian League Dale Alexander
D Welch Miners Mountain State League Don Manno
D Bradford Bees PONY League Jack Burns

Greeneville club folded, June 14, 1942[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 259, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

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