1964 Milwaukee Braves season

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1964 Milwaukee Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 88–74 (.543)
League place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) William Bartholomay
General manager(s) John McHale
Manager(s) Bobby Bragan
Local television WTMJ-TV
(Bill Mazer, Blaine Walsh)
Local radio WEMP
(Merle Harmon, Tom Collins, Blaine Walsh)
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The 1964 Milwaukee Braves season was the team's 12th and penultimate season for the franchise in Milwaukee. The fifth-place Braves finished with a record of 88 wins and 74 losses, five games behind the National League and World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 93 69 0.574 48–33 45–36
Philadelphia Phillies 92 70 0.568 1 46–35 46–35
Cincinnati Reds 92 70 0.568 1 47–34 45–36
San Francisco Giants 90 72 0.556 3 44–37 46–35
Milwaukee Braves 88 74 0.543 5 45–36 43–38
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 0.494 13 42–39 38–43
Los Angeles Dodgers 80 82 0.494 13 41–40 39–42
Chicago Cubs 76 86 0.469 17 40–41 36–45
Houston Colt .45s 66 96 0.407 27 41–40 25–56
New York Mets 53 109 0.327 40 33–48 20–61


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1964 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 6–12 11–7 10–8 8–10 11–7 6–12 9–9 9–9 6–12
Cincinnati 12–6 12–6 14–4–1 9–9 11–7 9–9 8–10 7–11 10–8
Houston 7–11 6–12 7–11 12–6 9–9 5–13 5–13 7–11 8–10
Los Angeles 8–10 4–14–1 11–7 8–10 15–3–1 8–10 10–8 6–12 10–8
Milwaukee 10–8 9–9 6–12 10–8 14–4 10–8 12–6 9–9 8–10
New York 7–11 7–11 9–9 3–15–1 4–14 3–15 6–12 7–11 7–11
Philadelphia 12-6 9–9 13–5 10–8 8–10 15–3 10–8 10–8 5–13
Pittsburgh 9–9 10–8 13–5 8–10 6–12 12–6 8–10 8–10 6–12
San Francisco 9–9 11–7 11–7 12–6 9–9 11–7 8–10 10–8 9–9
St. Louis 12–6 8–10 10–8 8–10 10–8 11–7 13–5 12–6 9–9


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1964 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
C Torre, JoeJoe Torre 154 601 193 .321 20 109
1B Oliver, GeneGene Oliver 93 279 77 .276 13 49
2B Bolling, FrankFrank Bolling 120 352 70 .199 5 34
3B Mathews, EddieEddie Mathews 141 502 117 .233 23 74
SS Menke, DenisDenis Menke 151 505 143 .283 20 65
LF Carty, RicoRico Carty 133 455 150 .330 22 88
CF Maye, LeeLee Maye 153 588 179 .304 10 74
RF Aaron, HankHank Aaron 145 570 187 .328 24 95

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
Kolb, GaryGary Kolb 36 64 12 .188 0 2
Alomar, SandySandy Alomar 19 53 13 .245 0 6
Gabrielson, LenLen Gabrielson 24 38 7 .184 0 1
Ranew, MerrittMerritt Ranew 9 17 2 .118 0 0
Bell, GusGus Bell 3 3 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
Cloninger, TonyTony Cloninger 38 242.2 19 14 3.56 163
Spahn, WarrenWarren Spahn 38 173.2 6 13 5.29 78

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
Blasingame, WadeWade Blasingame 28 116.2 9 5 4.24 70
Schneider, DanDan Schneider 13 36.1 1 2 5.45 14
Lary, FrankFrank Lary 5 12.1 1 0 4.38 4

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
Olivo, Chi-ChiChi-Chi Olivo 38 2 1 5 3.75 45
Carroll, ClayClay Carroll 11 2 0 1 1.77 17
Eilers, DaveDave Eilers 6 0 0 0 4.70 1
Butler, CecilCecil Butler 2 0 0 0 8.31 2
Braun, JohnJohn Braun 1 0 0 0 0.00 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toronto Maple Leafs International League Sparky Anderson
AAA Denver Bears Pacific Coast League Bill Adair
AA Austin Senators Texas League Buddy Hicks
A Binghamton Triplets New York–Penn League Andy Pafko
A Yakima Bears Northwest League Hub Kittle
A Greenville Braves Western Carolinas League Bill Steinecke and Jimmy Brown
Rookie SRL Braves Sarasota Rookie League Paul Snyder

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Yakima, SRL Braves

Toronto affiliation shared with Washington Senators

Notes[edit]

References[edit]