1971 Atlanta Braves season

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1971 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 82–80 (.506)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) William Bartholomay
General manager(s) Paul Richards
Manager(s) Lum Harris
Local television WSB-TV
Local radio WSB
(Ernie Johnson, Milo Hamilton)
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The 1971 season was the 101st season for the Atlanta Braves franchise and its sixth in Atlanta.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 90 72 0.556 51–30 39–42
Los Angeles Dodgers 89 73 0.549 1 42–39 47–34
Atlanta Braves 82 80 0.506 8 43–39 39–41
Cincinnati Reds 79 83 0.488 11 46–35 33–48
Houston Astros 79 83 0.488 11 39–42 40–41
San Diego Padres 61 100 0.379 28½ 33–48 28–52


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1971 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 5–7 9–9 9–9 9–9 7–5 7–5 8–4 4–8 11–7 7–11 6–6
Chicago 7–5 6–6 5–7 8–4 8–10 11–7 11–7 6–12 9–3 3–9 9–9
Cincinnati 9–9 6–6 5–13 7–11 7–5 8–4 5–7 5–7 10–8 9–9 8–4
Houston 9–9 7–5 13–5 8–10 4–8 5–7 8–4 4–8 10–8 9–9 2–10
Los Angeles 9–9 4–8 11–7 10–8 8–4 5–7 7–5 4–8 13–5 12–6 6–6
Montreal 5–7 10–8 5–7 8–4 4–8 9–9 6–12 7–11 6–5 7–5 4–14
New York 5–7 7–11 4–8 7–5 7–5 9–9 13–5 10–8 7–5 4–8 10–8
Philadelphia 4-8 7–11 2–10 3–9 5–7 6–10 5–13 6–12 4–8 6–6 7–11
Pittsburgh 8–4 12–6 7–5 8–4 8–4 11–7 8–10 12–6 9–3 3–9 11–7
San Diego 7–11 3–9 8–10 8–10 5–13 5–6 5–7 8–4 3–9 5–13 4–8
San Francisco 11–7 9–3 9–9 9–9 6–12 5–7 8–4 6–6 9–3 13–5 5–7
St. Louis 6–6 9–9 4–8 10–2 6–6 14–4 8–10 11–7 7–11 8–4 7–5


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1971 Atlanta 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 Williams, EarlEarl Williams 145 497 129 .260 33 87
1B Aaron, HankHank Aaron 139 495 162 .327 47 118
2B Millán, FélixFélix Millán 143 577 167 .289 2 45

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
Cepeda, OrlandoOrlando Cepeda 71 250 69 .276 14 44
Boyer, CleteClete Boyer 30 98 24 .245 6 19
Brown, OscarOscar Brown 27 43 9 .209 0 5
Foster, LeoLeo Foster 9 10 0 .000 0 0
La Russa, TonyTony La Russa 9 7 2 .286 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
Jarvis, PatPat Jarvis 35 162.1 6 14 4.10 68
Kelley, TomTom Kelley 28 143 9 5 2.96 68

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
Nash, JimJim Nash 32 133 9 7 4.94 65

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
Priddy, BobBob Priddy 40 4 9 4 4.22 36
Barber, SteveSteve Barber 39 3 1 2 4.80 40
Herbel, RonRon Herbel 25 0 1 1 5.23 22
McQueen, MikeMike McQueen 17 4 1 1 3.54 38
House, TomTom House 11 1 0 0 3.05 11
Wilhelm, HoytHoyt Wilhelm 3 0 0 0 15.43 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Clyde King
AA Savannah Braves Southern League Eddie Haas
A Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League Clint Courtney
Rookie Wytheville Braves Appalachian League Paul Snyder

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Greenwood

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hoyt Wilhelm at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ a b Hank Allen at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Don Cardwell at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b Luis Tiant at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Clete Boyer at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Biff Pocoroba at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Mike Beard at Baseball Reference

References[edit]