1962 Milwaukee Braves season

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1962 Milwaukee Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 86–76 (.531)
League place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) William Bartholomay
General manager(s) John McHale
Manager(s) Birdie Tebbetts
Local television WTMJ-TV
(Earl Gillespie, Blaine Walsh, Ernie Johnson)
Local radio WEMP
(Earl Gillespie, Blaine Walsh)
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The 1962 Milwaukee Braves season was the tenth for the franchise in Milwaukee. It involved the 86–76 team's fifth-place finish in the National League, 15½ games behind the NL Champion San Francisco Giants.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 103 62 0.624 61–21 42–41
Los Angeles Dodgers 102 63 0.618 1 54–29 48–34
Cincinnati Reds 98 64 0.605 58–23 40–41
Pittsburgh Pirates 93 68 0.578 8 51–30 42–38
Milwaukee Braves 86 76 0.531 15½ 49–32 37–44
St. Louis Cardinals 84 78 0.519 17½ 44–37 40–41
Philadelphia Phillies 81 80 0.503 20 46–34 35–46
Houston Colt .45s 64 96 0.400 36½ 32–48 32–48
Chicago Cubs 59 103 0.364 42½ 32–49 27–54
New York Mets 40 120 0.250 60½ 22–58 18–62


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1962 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
Team CHC CIN HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SF STL
Chicago 4–14 7–11 4–14 8–10 9–9 10–8 4–14 6–12 7–11
Cincinnati 14–4 13–5 9–9 13–5 13–5 8–10 13–5 7–11 8–10
Houston 11–7 5–13 6–12 7–11 13–3–1 1–17 5–13 7–11 9–9–1
Los Angeles 14–4 9–9 12–6 10–8 16–2 14–4 10–8 10–11 7–11
Milwaukee 10–8 5–13 11–7 8–10 12–6 11–7 10–8 7–11 12–6
New York 9–9 5–13 3–13–1 2–16 6–12 4–14 2–16 4–14 5–13
Philadelphia 8–10 10–8 17–1 4–14 7–11 14–4 7–10 5–13 9–9
Pittsburgh 14–4 5–13 13–5 8–10 8–10 16–2 10–7 7–11 12–6
San Francisco 12–6 11–7 11–7 11–10 11–7 14–4 13–5 11–7 9–9
St. Louis 11–7 10–8 9–9–1 11–7 6–12 13–5 9–9 6–12 9–9


Roster[edit]

1962 Milwaukee 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 Mathews, EddieEddie Mathews 152 536 142 .265 29 90
LF Bell, GusGus Bell 79 214 61 .285 5 24
CF Aaron, HankHank Aaron 156 592 191 .323 45 128

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
Maye, LeeLee Maye 99 349 85 .244 10 41
Klimchock, LouLou Klimchock 8 8 0 .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
Shaw, BobBob Shaw 38 225 15 9 2.80 124
Buhl, BobBob Buhl 1 2 0 1 22.50 1

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
Burdette, LewLew Burdette 37 143.2 10 9 4.89 59
Cloninger, TonyTony Cloninger 24 111 8 3 4.30 69
Piché, RonRon Piché 14 52 3 2 4.85 28
Butler, CecilCecil Butler 9 31 2 0 2.61 22
Constable, JimJim Constable 3 18 1 1 2.00 12

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
Curtis, JackJack Curtis 30 4 4 1 4.16 40
Fischer, HankHank Fischer 29 2 3 4 5.30 29

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Colonels American Association Jack Tighe
AAA Toronto Maple Leafs International League Chuck Dressen
AA Austin Senators Texas League Jimmy Brown
B Yakima Bears Northwest League Buddy Hicks
C Eau Claire Braves Northern League Jim Fanning
C Boise Braves Pioneer League Al Unser
D Dublin Braves Georgia–Florida League Bill Steinecke
D Cedar Rapids Red Raiders Midwest League Ken Blackman

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Louisville

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Merritt Ranew at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Ellis Burton at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Lou Jackson at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Frank Thomas at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Joe Azcue at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Hal Haydel at Baseball-Reference

References[edit]